direct importing


direct importing
direct import UK US noun [C] COMMERCE, ECONOMICS
a situation in which a company, etc. buys products directly from someone in another country, without using another person or organization to make arrangements for them, or a product that is bought in this way: »

We specialize in the direct import of cars from Japan.

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Direct imports from overseas manufacturers are minimal, because local suppliers account for more than 90% of the store's merchandise.

Compare INDIRECT IMPORT(Cf. ↑indirect import)
direct importing noun [U]
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Is the lower price worth the increased cost, risk, and investment associated with direct importing?


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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