As you may know, in the early 17th century, when the Japanese government （Edo Bakufu） prohibited the immigration of foreign peoples, closing the country off to the outside world （sakoku） in order to suppress Christianity, Holland was the only country among all the Western nations that they allowed to continue exchange with Japan.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1996年6月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT116007", "2258841"
In addition, we must carry out our plans for reducing the barriers to world trade and increasing its volume."USPIA33", "2359610"
Most gift cultures are compromised -- either by exchange-economy relationships such as trade in luxury goods, or by command-economy relationships such as family or clan groupings.〔【出典】日英対訳文・対応付けデータ（独立行政法人情報通信研究機構）〕"_HOMES08", "2404612"
The Tokugawa Administration gave in to American gunboat diplomacy and ended up in concluding unfair treaties （such as renouncing the right of autonomous decision of customs and extra territoriality of Yokohama） with America and other powerful countries from Europe.〔【出典】『日本経済の秘密』（岸本建夫著）◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"YA01-013", "2471622"
a Dutch trading post
The Nabataeans grew rich by controlling the trade routes and carved many buildings out of the sandstone cliffs.〔【出典】Catch a Wave, 2008年3月28日号◆【出版社】株式会社浜島書店 〕