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balance of trade


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The difference in value between the total exports and total imports of a nation during a specific period of time.

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  • noun economics, trade The difference between the monetary value of exports and imports in an economy over a certain period of time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise


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