Definition of re-export in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌriːɪkˈspɔːt/
Pronunciation: /ˌriːɛkˈspɔːt/
[with object]
Export (imported goods), typically after they have undergone further processing or manufacture: goods might be imported, processed, and re-exported without becoming subject to customs duties
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  • Irish and British prices were the lowest and this tempted outside traders into re-exporting cheap goods into high-price markets.
  • However, Amnesty criticised the department for not looking at the bigger picture and investigating whether the goods were re-exported after being sent to Scotland.
  • Isn't it just a mishmash of cultures being re-exported after being processed and packaged in the US?


Pronunciation: /riːˈɛkspɔːt/
[mass noun]
1The action of re-exporting something: much of it would have been intended for re-export [as modifier]: the re-export trade
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  • Hong Kong's re-export trade was also vulnerable to any weakness in China's exports, he said.
  • ‘We are trying to identify storage facilities for tea in Dubai which could be a regional hub for re-export to the CIS states and to Europe,’ chairman of the Tea Board, NK Das has said.
  • Imports of raw sugar to India, the world's second largest sugar producer, are likely to gallop up to three million tonne over the next year for re-export after refining, analysts said on Saturday.
1.1 [count noun] A thing that has been or will be re-exported: half of England 's total exports by this time were re-exports
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  • Hong Kong's re-exports, which account for about 90 per cent of the territory's exports, rose 16.8 per cent to HK $155.5 billion in May, compared with the 20.1 per cent growth the previous month.
  • Total exports increased by 18.2 per cent to HK $168.3 billion year on year with re-exports increasing 19 per cent to HK $157.2 billion, the government said.
  • The value of exports last month soared 20.9 per cent year on year to HK $182.7 billion, while re-exports increased 22.4 per cent to HK $170.7 billion.



Pronunciation: /ˌriːɛkspɔːˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • In this instance, the Canadian government would ban re-exportation to the United States, and the reimportation issue would become moot.
  • Callum Rankine, a WWF international species specialist, said: ‘Either demand is particularly high in Scotland or, more likely, Edinburgh is being used as a base for re-exportation into Europe and the rest of the UK.’
  • If Western food aid results in massive theft, corruption, and re-exportation, can you imagine what kleptomaniac dictators could do with expensive HIV medicine?


Example sentences
  • The remainder is paid by importers, who are the reverse side of the trade balance that the member refers to, and by re-exporters.
  • I think we also need to understand that China is also a major re-exporter, so it depends on their access to world markets as to whether or not they can actually dispose of that wool throughout those markets.

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