trade gap


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trade gap

n
(Economics) the amount by which the value of a country's visible imports exceeds that of visible exports; an unfavourable balance of trade
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Noun1.trade gap - the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandisetrade gap - the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise; "a nation's balance of trade is favorable when its exports exceed its imports"
balance - the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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2 billion in November, leaving a total trade gap of Au3.
Summary: New Delhi: India's trade gap slid to a 30-month low last month, data showed on .
We are closing the trade gap," commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma told reporters at a press conference here.
The Commerce Department said yesterday the trade gap fell 22.
The Commerce Department said, that the trade gap went down to 22.
BRITAIN'S trade gap widened during May in a blow for the country's manufacturers.
The country posted its highest ever trade gap of $21bn in October, 2012.
A sharp fall in Turkey's foreign trade gap may help the country receive ratings review from international credit evaluators.