fortress europe


fortress europe
 Protectionist policies of European countries (World War II).
 ► “U.S. companies worried about the barriers brought on by ‘Fortress Europe’ now face another barrier to trade - extending credit without getting burned. Until recently, most business between the U.S. and Europe was done on a letter of credit basis.” (Global Trade and Transportation, April 1994, p. 41)

American business jargon. 2014.

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