trade balance


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

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Egypt's trade balance has recently suffered a deficit, due to the country's imports exceeding exports in general.
Some positive signs were seen in the services trade balance, which posted a surplus of $1.
Egypt's trade balance, however, has been suffering from a deficit for a while, due to the country's imports in general exceeding its exports.
In the period January - October 2014, the total foreign trade balance at FOB/FOB prices (after elimination of transport and insurance costs on imports) A was also negative and amounted to BGN 4 588.
Earlier this year, Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi announced that Tehran and Ankara will considerably increase their trade balance by next year.
Table: Costa Rica Food And Drink Trade Balance, 2011-2018 49
The country's trade balance with 78 more countries was generally positive.
The decrease of the current account surplus in 2013 mainly reflects the drop of the trade balance surplus.
8 million trade balance both countries registered in the same period last year.
The report further adds that the greater part of Iran's positive trade balance was with Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Egypt and Pakistan.
The trade balance deficit continued to fall on a monthly basis for the sixth consecutive month since November 2012, recording in April e1/4161 million compared to e1/4373.
Summary: MONTREAL -- Canada's trade balance turned negative in April after five months of surpluses, due to a downturn in export prices while imports picked up slightly, the government's statistics bureau said Friday.
The country is going to accomplish substantial headway in promoting steady growth and trade balance, under a program for foreign trade during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) released by the Ministry of Commerce.
The exports of vehicles, which had weakened after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disrupted production networks, led the advance, helping the overall goods trade balance return to surplus, the ministry said.
As per our expectations, the current account and trade balance surpluses that dipped in 2009 experienced an impressive recovery in 2010 with current account & trade balances estimated reaching SR250.