customs broker

An individual or firm licensed by customs authorities to enter and clear imported goods through customs. The broker represents the importer in dealings with the customs authorities. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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customs broker ˈcustoms ˌbroker noun [countable] TAX JOBS
another name for a customs agent

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customs broker UK }} US }} noun [C]
CUSTOMS AGENT(Cf. ↑customs agent)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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