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Embargos (Hannah Barcenas) Puppet show
an order of a government prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
over all an embargo is a ban on trade
Official suspension of import and/or export of some specific or all goods, to or from a specific port, country, or region, for political, health, or labor related reasons, for a specified or indefinite period.
The definition of an embargo is a government ban on moving commercial ships in and out of certain ports, or a restriction of trade for a specific product or with a specific country.
why it happens
trade might be banned before a war
Embargoes are generally issued due to an existing or anticipated shortage of a commodity or good, and issued for reasons regarding international policy.
Might be used to get countries to change its laws
what it does
a Country will not allow trade with the country with an embargo on it
This can lead to many problems
Can cause shipping-related industries to lose money and have harmful effects on people's jobs
The United States has imposed several long-running embargoes on other countries, including Cuba, North Korea and Iran. In the 1980s, several countries, including the United States, imposed trade embargoes against South Africa in opposition to apartheid
The U.S. also has an embargo on China with high-technology sales to China with military purposes