drawback

A tax or duty rebate on imported goods that are exported at a later date. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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One of the two variants of the inward processing procedure under which the import duties are paid at release for free circulation and refunded when the processed products or the goods in the unaltered state are re-exported. Many free-trade agreements don't allow drawback if a preferential proof of origin is issued. EU Customs Glossary
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Repayment of duty or other taxes paid on goods satisfying certain conditions. The most common forms of drawback relate to excise duty paid on goods which are subsequently removed from the UK (whether to another European Union ( EU) Member States or to a destination outside the EU); supplied as ship's or aircraft's stores; or used in the manufacture of certain eligible products. Inward Processing Relief ( IPR) drawback is a procedure under which customs duty and VAT are paid on import and reclaimed when the goods are re-exported. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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drawback draw‧back [ˈdrɔːbæk ǁ ˈdrɒː-] noun [countable]
a disadvantage of a situation, product etc that makes it less attractive:

• There are drawbacks to being a sole trader, but they are outweighed by the benefits.

• one of the main drawbacks of the scheme

ˌcustoms ˈdrawback TAX TRANSPORT
1. [countable] a customs document given to an exporter, which allows them to claim back customs duty paid on goods they have already imported
2. [uncountable] a repayment of customs duty when goods or materials on which import duty has been paid are later exported

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drawback UK US /ˈdrɔːbæk/ noun [C]
[C] a disadvantage, or the negative part of a situation, product, etc.: »

A drawback for some savers is that the bond has a minimum investment of £10,000.

a big/main/major drawback »

The design of the computer has one big drawback: a noisy built-in fan.

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Every strategic choice has its benefits and drawbacks.

[C or U] DUTY DRAWBACK(Cf. duty drawback)
See also CUSTOMS DRAWBACK(Cf. ↑customs drawback)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • drawback — [ drobak ] n. m. • 1755; mot angl. « remise », de to draw « tirer » ♦ Anglic. Comm. internat. Remboursement des droits ou taxes de douane payés lors de l entrée (⇒ importation) de marchandises, lorsqu elles ont servi à fabriquer des produits qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Drawback — Draw back , n. 1. A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature. [1913 Webster] The avarice of Henry VII . . . . must be deemed a drawback from the wisdom ascribed to him …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drawback — (engl., spr. Drabäck), 1) Rückzoll, Zollvergütung, welche in England bei großem Export für gewisse Artikel gewährt wird; 2) Zahlungsnachlaß …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Drawback — (engl., spr. draobäck), Rückzoll, die Rückvergütung, die bei der Wiederausfuhr verzollter Waren entrichtet wird, im weitern Sinn jede Ausfuhrvergütung, wird gewährt bei der Ausfuhr von bereits durch innere Steuern getroffenen Waren oder von… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Drawback — (engl., spr. drahbäck), Rückzoll, Ausfuhrvergütung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Drawback — (Drahbäck), engl., Rückzoll, Ausfuhrvergütung; Nachlaß bei Baarzahlung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • drawback — I noun damage, decremental, defect, disadvantage, discount, fault, flaw, harm, hurt, impediment, inconvenience, injury, liability, objection, obstacle, prejudice, protest, protestation, qualification, set off II index burden, check (bar), defect …   Law dictionary

  • drawback — hindrance, disadvantage, 1720, from DRAW (Cf. draw) (v.) + BACK (Cf. back) (adv.). The notion is of something that holds back success or activity …   Etymology dictionary

  • drawback — *disadvantage, detriment, handicap Analogous words: *evil, ill: inconvenience, trouble (see INCONVENIENCE): obstruction, hindrance (see corresponding verbs at HINDER) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • drawback — [n] disadvantage check, defect, deficiency, detriment, difficulty, disability, evil, failing, fault, flaw, fly in the ointment*, handicap, hindrance, hitch, ill, impediment, imperfection, inconvenience, lack, nuisance, obstacle, shortcoming, snag …   New thesaurus

  • drawback — ► NOUN ▪ a disadvantage or problem …   English terms dictionary

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