trade deficit


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Noun1.trade deficit - an excess of imports over exportstrade deficit - an excess of imports over exports  
deficit - an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period); "last year there was a serious budgetary deficit"
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Handelsdefizit
kauppavaje
handelsunderskudd

trade deficit

nbilancio commerciale in deficit
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Summary: LebanonEe's external sector reported a tiny deficit in the balance of payments amid a one-off surge in trade deficit in 2017.
If a country exports a greater value than its imports, it has a trade surplus, and conversely, if a country imports a greater value than its exports, it has a trade deficit or trade gap.
The trade deficit during the period under review however, expanded by 24.
NYT WASHINGTON The US trade deficit with China climbed to its highest level on record in 2017, a trend that could prompt the Trump administration toward tougher trade actions in the coming months.
President Trump expressed disappointment that the United States' trade deficit with China has continued to grow," the White House said.
ISLAMABAD -- Despite taking several measures to correct the imbalance, Pakistan's trade deficit widened to almost $18 billion during the first half of the current fiscal year one-fourth higher than the one in the previous year.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's trade deficit swelled to $15 billion in just five months , putting further pressure on the foreign exchange reserves.
ISLAMABAD -- The merchandise trade deficit swelled nearly 29 per cent to $15.
Summary: Tunisia's trade deficit continued to deteriorate in the first nine months of 2017, amounting to 11.
TAP) - The depreciation of the dinar has had a negative impact on the increase of trade of the order of 1 billion dinars, only during the first half of 2017, the Tunisian Observatory of Economy (OTE) reported in a note published Friday and entitled "Negative Impact of Fall of Dinar on Trade Deficit.
This reduced the agricultural trade deficit during the period to $1.
While the overall trade deficit continues to grow, it is too soon for the numbers to reflect the recent deal with China and other actions of this Administration is taking to level the balance of trade, said Secretary Ross.