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08:15 Aug 2, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase:restricciones para-arancelarias
Cuando se habla de barreras aduaneras, existen trabas arancelarias y para-arancelarias.
Explanation: which refers to customs surcharges, import license fees, border charges, etc. (above and beyond regular tariff restrictions) See the UNCTAD Trade Analysis and Information Systems website for further examples...
Explanation: "In the area of customs barriers, there are tariff barriers and para-tariff barriers."
The formal restraints on international trade consist of non-tariff barriers, tariff
barriers, and para-tariff barriers. Para-tariff barriers are associated with tariffs, without actually being a part of the official tariff structure. (The prefix "para-" is Latin, not Spanish, and means "in the vicinity of" or "related to". "Para-tariff" is to "tariff" as "paralegal" is to "legal," or "paramedic" to "medic"...)