What is rent seeking with respect to restricting international​ trade?

A.The government avoids paying rent on buildings when importers pay the tariff.
B.The rent on factory buildings increases if trade is restricted.
C.The​ government’s efforts to capture tariff rents.
D.The attempt by importers to avoid paying a tariff.
E.An attempt to capture the gains from trade by imposing a tariff.

ANSWER:

E.An attempt to capture the gains from trade by imposing a tariff.