entrepot

  

Definitions (2)

1.Commerce: Trade in which imported goods are re-exported with or without any additional processing or repackaging.
2.Finance: Financial center where foreign lenders and foreign buyers meet or deal and which acts as a channel for international funds with little or no money retained in its local market. Strictly speaking, London is an entrepot center but not New York where a large part of foreign funds remain.

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  • You should be careful when dealing with entrepot because the damages may not be repaired by the shipper when you receive them.

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  • I liked our entrepot strategy and I thought it was really easy and saved us a lot of hassle and unnecessary work.

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  • The digital marketplace Amazon.com is an entrepot business because none of the products that are sold were manufactured by the Amazon company.

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