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trade cycle

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(Economics) the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country. Also called (esp US and Canadian): business cycle
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Noun1.trade cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and declinetrade cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and decline
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
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Felton said, At HSBC Bank Oman, along with other industry experts, we are able to offer our customers advice and share our knowledge on trade cycles, while highlighting the range of funding options available.
Felton said, "At HSBC Bank Oman, along with other industry experts, we are able to offer our customers advice and share our knowledge on trade cycles, while highlighting the range of funding options available.
Combining the notion of autocatalytic cyclical processes with the importance of trade to innovation provokes the question: Could autocatalytic trade cycles be a positive feedback system for innovation?
The length of New Zealand's terms of trade cycles (proxied by the number of complete cycles over the whole period, figure 11) does not stand out.
The pace of growth, stakeholder expectations, stretched trade cycles and the competitive landscape pose unique challenges to both public and private sectors.
In recent years, British manufacturers have increasingly sought new customers overseas, where cash flow can be distorted by erratic demand and long trade cycles.
Championing export growth In recent years, British manufacturers have increasingly sought new customers overseas, where cash flow can be distorted by erratic demand and long trade cycles.
Singapore, one of the world s biggest trade hubs, is heavily exposed to global trade cycles and its economy contracted in the second quarter, compared with the prior three months.
Furthermore, e-Tayseer is purposely developed to streamline the scheduling and execution of Murabaha transactions and afford its users the benefit of reduced trade cycles and manual paperwork procedures.
Yet it is critical to recognize that no general price index stabilization scheme has any necessary connection with the meta-theory that a perfect money is "neutral" that is, that its existence should not 'affect relative prices, and that it should not cause trade cycles.
With UK trade cycles being distinctly out of phase with those of the Continental countries, the reasons to stay out of the euro zone are even greater.
In a League of Nations volume on trade cycles, later reprinted by the United Nations, Haberler commented on models that are based on the interaction of the multiplier and accelerator.