Import

An import is the receiving country in an export from the sending country. Importation and exportation are the defining financial transactions of international trade.[3]

Geigercars, which imports cars from North America to Europe is called an importer.[1][2]

In international trade, the importation and exportation of goods are limited by import quotas and mandates from the customs authority. The importing and exporting jurisdictions may impose a tariff (tax) on the goods. In addition, the importation and exportation of goods are subject to trade agreements between the importing and exporting jurisdictions.