Definition of Trade deficit

1. Noun. An excess of imports over exports.

Generic synonyms: Deficit



Definition of Trade deficit

1. Noun. (economics) A negative balance of trade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trade Deficit

trade-lasts
trade-off
trade-offs
trade-union
trade-wind
trade-winds
trade acceptance
trade acceptances
trade balance
trade balances
trade barrier
trade bill
trade book
trade card
trade cycle
trade deficit (current term)
trade deficits
trade discount
trade dispute
trade diversion
trade down
trade dress
trade edition
trade embargo
trade expense
trade fair
trade fairs
trade gap
trade goods
trade in

Literary usage of Trade deficit

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1. The Pacific by Ranginui Walker, William M. Sutherland (1988)
"More than any other aspect of US policy, the trade deficit and the protectionist ... Protectionism and the US trade deficit The primary target of US ..."

2. The Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years, 1999-2008 edited by Sherry Snyder (1998)
"Ratio of real US trade deficit to real GDP, both in chained 1992 dollars. b. Ratio of nominal US trade deficit to nominal GDP. ..."

3. U.S. Trade Strategy: Challenges and Choices: A Critical Policy Choice by Daniel W. Drezner (2005)
"Not surprisingly, since 1998 the growth in the US trade deficit has been ... That suggests, at first glance, that a large trade deficit could be a natural ..."

4. Future Visions for U.S. Trade Policy by Bruce Stokes (1998)
"As a result, the US goods and services trade deficit, which has been rising ... More important, the merchandise trade deficit—reflecting a growing trade ..."

5. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"Symptoms of America's problems are clearly visible: the merchandise trade deficit remains stubbornly high, despite significant downward adjustment of the ..."

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