countervailing duty

/'kaυntəveɪlɪŋ ˌdju:ti/ noun
a duty imposed by a country on imported goods, where the price of the goods includes a subsidy from the government in the country of origin.
Also called anti-dumping duty

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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