balance of trade

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Synonyms for balance of trade

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

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Domestic demand will be a key driver of growth, while net exports will only make a positive contribution in 2019.
Although there remains expansionary domestic demand for a short time period say three to four years, the economy comes down to knees due to the deteriorating net exports.
It noted that last year, despite the impact of lower net exports, real GDP growth remained robust in the Philippines, with domestic demand benefiting from favorable terms of trade.
We can analyse activity in the US economy by examining its different components: personal consumption, private-sector investments, government expenditure and net exports.
So, the contribution of net exports to GDP growth would probably be negative in 2016.
Among the variables used in barberry export supply, the variable the proportion of Barberry's world prices to its domestic prices, the value of net exports and gross domestic product, after one time calculating difference, showed durability from themselves while other variables are in durable level.
In other words, the net exports function is, in essence, exogenously stable or constant.
Deputy Governor Charles Bean said yesterday a sustained recovery will require a shift to net exports, and a stronger currency would "not be particularly helpful" in facilitating rebalancing, he said.
The deficit, which measures the shortfall between net exports and imports, rose from 4.
Upgraded production capacities of these two industries will make net exports the key contributor to GDP growth this year, despite deteriorated prospects for the recovery of Serbia's main foreign trade partners.
Information on the elasticity of expenditure with respect to private investment, net exports and government spending is important because very often policy makers concerned with stabilization of the economy prescribe changes in various components of demand so to realize desired results.
Stronger residential construction and an improvement in net exports pushed growth into positive territory.
There is now an even more marked contrast between 2011, when net exports made a very strong positive contribution to overall growth, offsetting weak domestic demand, and 2012, where domestic demand rose by a respectable 1.
This article focuses on the evolution of research and development (R&D) capacity, net exports of China's furniture industry, and their relationship; analyzes the impact of changes in external factors on R&D capacity, net exports, and profits; and makes predictions for R&D capacity, net exports, and profits.