Example sentences for: imports

How can you use “imports” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But it is useful, as a thought experiment, to ask how opponents of imports would have reacted had the story been slightly different.

  • Rod Mitchell, Browne Trading's president, imports impeccable Russian caviar selected from the few former Soviet processors that still observe the old rules originally imposed by the czars, faithfully honored by the Bolsheviks, but ignored since 1989 by Russian free marketers.

  • Rising real incomes enable citizens to buy more imports and more of the domestic product that would have been exported, or attract domestic resources into producing for the home market rather than for export.

  • The fee as originally enacted was modified by the Customs and Trade Act of 1990 to make it consistent with U.S. obligations under GATT (the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) after a GATT panel had ruled that the original fee (a straight ad valorem fee) exceeded the cost of services rendered and was a tax on imports that discriminated against imports in favor of domestic production.

  • USA Today leads with the Clinton administration's proposal for establishing a nationwide computer system for rapidly tracking the course of infectious diseases like the flu and hepatitis C. The New York Times lead also connects medicine and cyberspace with a report that the rise of Americans' online pharmaceutical purchases via foreign-based Web sites has led to record levels of illegal drug imports, judging from the latest figures on Customs Service seizures of imported drugs in 1999, which ran about 4.5 times higher than 1998.


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