Imports Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 71 Quotes About Imports

#1. In 1961, before the container was in international use, ocean freight costs alone accounted for 12 percent of the value of U.S. exports and 10 percent of the value of U.S. imports. - Author: Marc Levinson
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#2. If in the after life there is not music, we will have to import it. - Author: Domenico Cieri
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#3. Britain has a lot of wind. It's our wind. We don't have to import it. - Author: Edward Davey
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#4. I think all countries need to aim to cut the CO2 emissions per person, taking account of externalities like imports and exports. - Author: Martin Rees
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#5. Imports remain a concern with the currency holding at $US0.75 cents and cost pressures persist, in particular for power and transport. - Author: Christofer Drew
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#6. If we had continued making progress at the rate we were during the Carter administration, we would be free of oil imports from Saudi Arabia today. - Author: Jay Inslee
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#7. India must achieve the real goal?that is energy independence or an economy which will function well within total freedom from oil, gas or coal imports. - Author: Abdul Kalam
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#8. I thought serious writers smoked like French imports or something. - Author: Jake Irons
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#9. The prices of all imports would rise if the dollar depreciates. - Author: Robert C. Solomon
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#10. Most of us know what we should expect to find in a dragon's lair, but, as I said before, Eustace had read only the wrong books. They had a lot to say about exports and imports and governments and drains, but they were weak on dragons. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#11. You do not need to import greatness from another; you just need to act on your own. - Author: Alan Cohen
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#12. By 2020, 50 percent of imports should be reduced, which should become 75 percent by 2025. By 2030, India should be energy independent. - Author: Veerappa Moily
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#13. Import and substituting imports with domestic production are a big opportunity. With a devaluation of the rupee, imports get expensive, and for Indian manufacturers, this creates a huge opportunity. - Author: Baba Kalyani
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#14. If we can't export the scenery, we'll import the tourists. - Author: William Cornelius Van Horne
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#15. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals? - Author: Chuck Grassley
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#16. We entered the global market only in the end-'80s, and that was because imports became more liberal. - Author: Azim Premji
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#17. More and more of our imports are coming from overseas - Author: George W. Bush
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#18. Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain. - Author: Pierre Trudeau
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#19. We've had a long wrangle with the pharmaceutical industry about parallel imports, and what we were saying is we want to make medicines and drugs as affordable as a possible to what is largely a poor population. - Author: Thabo Mbeki
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#20. The nobler the truth or sentiment, the less imports the question of authorship. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#21. America today has insufficient savings to finance both crucial investment and its consumption of imports. - Author: James Dale Davidson
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#22. I thrive with fashion and shopping and imports and things like that. It gives me a rush. I love Barneys New York and Neiman Marcus and all the top-of-the-line houses. - Author: Lark Voorhies
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#23. They import and they consume reality. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#24. Our strategy should be based on indigenisation and import substitution. The government must provide opportunities for domestic companies to participate in sectors in which the country continues to depend on imports. - Author: Baba Kalyani
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#25. Most of our imports come from other countries - Author: George W. Bush
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#26. Democracy is not a commodity for import and export. - Author: Prince Hassan Bin Talal
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#27. The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security. - Author: Kenny Marchant
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#28. What is doing the damage is the fact that the U.K. is pulling in more imports, which shows the continued strength of the economy and the strength of sterling. - Author: Adam Cole
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#29. The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received. - Author: Rudolf Arnheim
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#30. U.S. exports to China have more than quintupled since China entered the WTO and have grown more quickly than imports. In fact, China is America's fastest-growing export market. - Author: Henry Paulson
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#31. I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. - Author: Chuck Grassley
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#32. Our foreign-exchange reserves when I took over were no more than a billion dollars; that is, roughly equal to two weeks' imports. - Author: Manmohan Singh
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#33. It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas. - Author: George W. Bush
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#34. The E.U. imports more agricultural goods from developing countries around the world than does the U.S., Canada and Japan, combined. - Author: John Bruton
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#35. If you get made fun of working at Pier One Imports, you can't pelt them with poop. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#36. If any vestige of the American automobile industry is to survive, it must involve state-of-the-art vehicles that are not equal to but surpass the best imports in every way. - Author: Brock Yates
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#37. For the rest, all that rises out of the sea of arithmetic is a jungle of dates, battles, exports, imports and the like, forgotten as soon as learned and perfectly useless had they been remembered. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#38. As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports. - Author: Eric Hobsbawm
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#39. Turkey's energy bill due to imports will fall with the increase in use of renewable energy sources. We have no control over the prices of petroleum and natural gas. - Author: Ali Babacan
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#40. Diplomacy in a sense is the opposite of writing. You have to disperse yourself so much: the lady who comes in crying because she's had a fight with the secretary; exports and imports; students in trouble; thumbtacks for the embassy. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#41. Growth in U.S. real imports slowed to about 3 percent in 2006, in part reflecting a drop in real terms in imports of crude oil and petroleum products. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#42. There were stories coming out of Thailand that slave labor was being used to catch and process the seafood we eat. They were nearly all from Miramar. Because of reports of widespread labor abuses, several countries are now considering a ban on imports of Thai seafood. - Author: Lourdes Garcia-Navarro
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#43. It is the quality of the moment, not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#44. We are getting more and more imports from abroad. - Author: George W. Bush
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#45. The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases. Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries, both exports and imports are growing substantially. - Author: Toshihiko Fukui
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#46. The United States has means to wound Latin American countries deeply, chiefly by altering trade policies to cut imports in ways that would throw thousands out of work. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#47. We all have to draw some lines. To preserve my sanity, I steer clear of cooking, professional sports and most imports, unless imported to us via PBS, Sundance, etc. - Author: Hank Stuever
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#48. Our course, then, is clear; if we desire to put an end to pauperism, or to lessen it, we should import everything we can use or sell, in order that we may employ our unemployed hands, in making the goods by which we pay for these imports. - Author: Joseph Hume
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#49. The notion dies hard that in some sort of way exports are patriotic but imports are immoral. - Author: David Ormsby-Gore, 5th Baron Harlech
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#50. Russian cars are silly. They look like imports drawn by a cartoonist for a UAW newsletter. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#51. To assert, as some have, that illegal immigrants do not depress wages because they do the jobs Americans refuse is the kind of nonsense economists speak when they strain to be counterintuitive. It is similar to saying that cheap imports do not hold down prices. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#52. In this 21st century world, some of our country's most significant exports and imports extend beyond goods and services: They also include innovation, knowledge, discovery, and healing. - Author: Kathleen Sebelius
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#53. They did not understand that by liberalizing imports, the government was also promoting exports. - Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs
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#54. A nation's exchange rate is the single most important price in its economy; it will influence the entire range of individual prices, imports and exports, and even the level of economic activity. So it is hard for any government to ignore large swings in its exchange rate ... - Author: Paul Volcker
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#55. Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf. - Author: Jan Schakowsky
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#56. There are people with vested interest who do not want us to reform our energy sector so that we remain dependent on imports. All reform moves are resisted. Bureaucrats are hesitant to take bold decisions. - Author: Veerappa Moily
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#57. America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from our country in all fields: in appliances, in clothing, even food. This year America may become for the first time in its history a net food importer. - Author: Marcy Kaptur
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#58. The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country. - Author: George W. Bush
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#59. The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany to provide the necessary means to pay for approved imports has not been accomplished, although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement. - Author: James F. Byrnes
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#60. TARIFF, n. A scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the greed of his consumer. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#61. Even if the dollar does decline during the coming months, the delays in the response of exports and imports to the more competitive dollar will mean that the increase in aggregate demand from this source may not happen for a year or more. - Author: Martin Feldstein
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#62. Fortunately for England, all her imports are raw materials. - Author: Joseph Hume
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#63. The things of God are of deep import; and time, and experience, and careful and ponderous and solemn thoughts can only find them out. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#64. Often motivated by a desire to maintain the existing status quo, sloth almost cost the U.S. its auto industry, as it refused for decades to build fuel-efficient cars to compete with Japanese, Korean and European imports. - Author: Simon Mainwaring
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#65. I know that there is a great diversity of opinion as to who, in fact, pays the duties on imports. I do not intend to discuss that point. We of the staple and exporting States have long settled the question for ourselves, almost unanimously, from sad experience. - Author: John C. Calhoun
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#66. The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S. agriculture and manufactured goods. - Author: Ron Lewis
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#67. If a trade deficit is determined solely by rates of savings and investment, then the U.S. trade deficit will be impervious to a get-tough trade policy. Slapping higher tariffs on imports will only deprive foreigners of the dollars they would have earned by selling in the U.S. market. - Author: Daniel T. Griswold
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#68. The upward revision of import duty, from 1 per cent to over 4 per cent on steam coal imports, will adversely impact the industry, as it will lead to increase in cost of power generation. - Author: Gautam Adani
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#69. America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it! - Author: Peter Hook
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#70. There won't be some overnight miracle cure. But the measures I take will be sustainable. Our goal is to cease food imports within four years. This will create a minimum of 2 million jobs in agriculture. - Author: Ashraf Ghani
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#71. Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control. - Author: Barbara Amiel
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