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balance of trade

n.
The difference in value between the total exports and total imports of a nation during a specific period of time.
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balance of trade

n
(Economics) economics the difference in value between total exports and total imports of goods. Also called: visible balance Compare invisible balance
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bal′ance of trade′


n.
the difference in value between imports and exports, said to be favorable to a country when exports are greater.
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Noun1.balance of trade - the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandisebalance of trade - 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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Translations

balance of trade

nbilancia commerciale
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Meanwhile, six regions posted positive trade balances in the third quarter of 2017.
Taken as a whole, the low and middle-income countries attracted FDI amounting on average to 2.5% of GDP during the period considered, while their trade balances were in slight surplus (0.44% of GDP).
Hatemi-J, "The effect of exchange rate changes on trade balances in the short and long run," Economics of Transition, vol.
As per our expectations, the current account and trade balance surpluses that dipped in 2009 experienced an impressive recovery in 2010 with current account & trade balances estimated reaching SR250.3 billion & SR576.4 billion respectively in 2010.
The contribution of the activity cycle and exchange rate movements to changes in the trade balance Identifying the contribution of the activity cycle, the exchange rate and oil prices to changes in trade balances is useful in providing an estimate of how permanent any change is likely to be and, as regards the major economies, hence the extent to which underlying global imbalances may have improved.
Recognizing that an important factor influencing trade balance dynamics is the degree of responsiveness of trade prices to exchange rate movements, this paper set out to estimate the degree of pass-through on prices and trade balances.
They further observe that positive trade balances lower the critical economies of scale value necessary for permitting a domestic merger; that is, when domestic mergers result in enhanced international rents, then fewer merger synergies are required for home nation welfare enhancement.
The Finance Ministry announced the figures earlier Monday along with Japan's trade balances with other regions and with the rest of the world.
We begin with [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE I OMITTED] a baseline model that includes the real total government budget surplus and the real current account balance as our measures of the budget and trade balances, as well as money growth, real income, and the real exchange rate.