Usage examples for imports

  1. No sooner had the other three New England states virtually closed their ports to British shipping than Connecticut threw hers wide open, an act which she followed up by laying duties upon imports from Massachusetts. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. Queen Anne was authorized by Parliament to build about 50 more churches in London and Westminster and their suburbs, to be paid for by a coal tax on imports into the port of London. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  3. In addition, they would ship to England raw materials needed there, and absorb in return articles produced by the English craftsmen, and such imports from foreign lands as were surplus in England. – Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet Number 17 by Annie Lash Jester
  4. It's a giant combine on Earth which has a virtual monopoly on the spacelines and exports and imports between Earth and all the colonized planets. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  5. It is a remarkable circumstance that throughout the entire range of economic discussion in gold- standard circles, it seems to be taken for granted that a change in the value of the money unit is a matter of no significance, and imports no mischief to society, so long as the change is in one direction. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  6. An advantage, even a slight advantage, to Colonial imports in the great British market would tend to the development of the Colonies as compared with the foreign nations who compete with them. – Constructive Imperialism by Viscount Milner
  7. There is no gold come over yet; wait till you learn the actual bulk of the first metallic imports." – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. It was established as a foreign settlement in 1868, and has grown so remarkably during the last ten years that now it exceeds in imports and exports any other city in Japan. – The Critic in the Orient by George Hamlin Fitch
  9. This is the whole story of our excess of imports over exports. – Are we Ruined by the Germans? by Harold Cox
  10. 13. Free trade is when no revenue is collected on imports, beyond enough to run the government. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  11. The only point which it much imports the public to know is probably already guessed- that the letter did not contain a refusal, nor any absolute discouragement of Ormond's hopes. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. Trade of Dahomey and the Ivory Coast for the first three months of 1898- Imports. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  13. It has been already pointed out, that our imports have not kept pace with our exports: of course, on the face of the account, the balance of trade, both positively and comparatively considered, must have been much more than ever in our favor. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  14. In the year 1755 the amount of all exports did not reach 2, 500, 000 francs, while the imports were valued at 8, 000, 000 francs. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  15. The following table shows the exports and imports at the different ports and custom- houses of Southern Russia, during the years 1838 and 1839, the value being set down in paper rubles. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. No doubt the dinner was all which the domestic celebration of the festival imports, for the farm was well stocked with every description of creature, and with most other things needful for the purpose; but I may be excused if I remember none of the particulars, now that so many years have intervened. – Old New England Traits by Anonymous
  17. We gained $ 1, 000, 000 a year in exports to this island for the last ten years, and nearly $ 3, 000, 000 in imports. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  18. Imports: As in 1911, all stations show an increase of imports. – The Opium Monopoly by Ellen Newbold La Motte
  19. I remember a word of Solomon’ s, that imports how dangerous a thing it is for a man to reflect upon, or search into his own glory, Prov. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. It is not too much to assign seventy- five millions of these imports to the state of New York. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)