Context is: trade term. A comprehensive mobilization of technology, capital, and skilled labor involving direct or indirect government intervention in the marketplace in support of a specific industry. Tax benefits, government loans, and government procurement policies that restrict foreign competition, as well as more subtle means of restricting competition and directing resources, are but a few of the practices that support domestic industries targeted for growth. The end result is an allocation of resources to specifically defined priority sectors of industry. See also Government Procurement Policies and Practices; Industrial Policy; Managed Trade; Market Access; Restrictive Business Practices; Unfair Trade Practice.