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cross-border shipping [1 record]

Record 1 2014-06-25


Subject field(s)
  • Shipping and Delivery
  • Foreign Trade

One very important aspect of shipping to the US is NAFTA (or: North American Free Trade Agreement). This long-standing trade agreement provides clearly set rules and definitions to help smooth transborder shipping within North America.

Key term(s)
  • trans-border shipping


  • Expédition et livraison
  • Commerce extérieur

La distance moyenne d'une expédition intérieure était de 691 kilomètres, et celle d'une expédition outre-frontière, de 1 115 kilomètres.


L'adjectif «transfrontalier» est à privilégier. Le mot «transfrontière» ne figure pas dans les dictionnaires, sauf rare exception, mais il est attesté dans les documents de l'OMC [Organisation mondiale du commerce] et les accords de libre-échange du Canada.


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