balance of international payments


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Noun1.balance of international payments - a system of recording all of a country's economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year; "a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out"
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
capital account - (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's outflow and inflow of financial securities
current account - that part of the balance of payments recording a nation's exports and imports of goods and services and transfer payments
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The country will help unleash domestic demand balance imports and exports balance overseas investment and outgoing investment and achieve a rough balance of international payments it said.
The balance of international payments, one of the widest gauges of trade for a country, logged a surplus for the seventh straight month, but it was smaller than the 577.
of Tokyo, Japan) presents an economic history of Indonesia from the mid-19th century to the end of the 20th, focused on balance of international payments and trade, the transformation of leading export industries and their key actors, and agriculture and the rural villages that served as the source of land and labor.
Yam, in his weekly column posted on the HKMA Web site, agreed with China's top central banker Zhou Xiaochuan that gradualism is the course for the reform of China's exchange rate regime and the balance of international payments.
America's Achilles' heel is well known: its gargantuan appetite for consumption that is creating enormous deficits in the balance of international payments.
The CSO stressed, though, that the returns had to be assessed in the light of an annual balance of international payments deficit for 2000 of pounds 683 million.
towards a more and more complex disequilibrium position, first in the domestic economy and then in the balance of international payments.
In Canada, the results were published in the following issues of Canada's Balance of International Payments (catalogue 67-001), a publication of Statistics Canada: Fourth Quarter 1973, Second Quarter 1976 and 1977, Third Quarter 1978 and 1979, First Quarter 1981, and Third Quarter 1981 through 1995.
The result was that The Post put on page one stories on subjects such as balance of international payments and gold policy that other papers buried with the stock tables.
Using both theoretical and empirical analysis, this book shows the importance of acceptable/convertible money in underpinning and promoting economic development, and of a sustained surplus on the balance of international payments for growing the supply of money.
5 billion dollars and also an equilibrium in its balance of international payments," Zhu said.
The proposition of higher taxes - besides being a burden to the people - would in reality become a new form of "cost-push" inflation with all the known troubles both for the domestic economy and the balance of international payments.

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