What does customs union mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. customs union(noun)

    an association of nations to promote free trade within the union and set common tariffs for nations that are not members


  1. Customs union

    A customs union is a type of trade bloc which is composed of a free trade area with a common external tariff. The participant countries set up common external trade policy, but in some cases they use different import quotas. Common competition policy is also helpful to avoid competition deficiency. Purposes for establishing a customs union normally include increasing economic efficiency and establishing closer political and cultural ties between the member countries. It is the third stage of economic integration. Customs unions are established through trade pacts.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of customs union in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of customs union in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Otto Perez Molina:

    We are taking important steps in the processes of integration and attracting investment with this customs union.

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