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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to oil.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ oil

Examples

  • Separately, latest trade data showed nonoil exports climbed 21% year-to-year in January, beating analyst estimates of 16% expansion, as shipments of key electronics products and pharmaceuticals increased.

    Singapore Warns on Inflation

  • SINGAPORE—Singapore's key nonoil exports unexpectedly rose for the second straight month in December, beating analysts' expectations and perhaps signaling that the worst may be over for the trade-dependent island nation's economy.

    Singapore Exports Rise Tops Expectations

  • "In the region's largest oil exporter … continued strong growth in the nonoil sector is being supported by increasing oil production, a result of reduced instability in the Niger Delta region," the IMF said.

    Nigeria Appoints Advisers For First Bond Sale

  • The IMF said that, in addition, "sizable and rapid fiscal policy response, especially in oil-exporting economies, has played a substantial role in supporting the nonoil sector in these economies."

    IMF: Mideast Economies See Strong Recovery

  • More than half of Syria's nonoil exports are sold to Arab countries.

    Arab League to Punish Syria

  • Senior Iranian officials in recent months have denied any financial shortages, saying the government's foreign-exchange reserves had risen to $100 billion and nonoil exports were up 24% from a year earlier.

    Iran Redistributes Wealth in Bid to Fight Sanctions

  • In Singapore, nonoil exports were down 16% last month from a year earlier.

    A World at Bay Over Europe's Debt Crisis

  • The city-state's key nonoil domestic exports jumped 31.2% from a year earlier, accelerating from July's 18.3% rise and smashing predictions of a growth slowdown to 14.9% forecast by economists in a Dow Jones Newswires poll.

    Singapore Exports Surged in August

  • Growth in Singapore's key nonoil exports slowed sharply in November, but analysts said that points to a more sustainable pace of growth next year.

    What's News

  • Activity in the nonoil sectors, meanwhile, fell 1.8%.

    Venezuela Unifies Exchange Rates

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