balance of trade

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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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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.
5%, propelled mainly by net exports, and to a lesser degree by investments.
The country has been facing negative net exports throughout the period 1990 2012.
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.
Summary: Qatar hedges oil exports, brokers est 200,000 bpd; Mexico hedges bulk of its net exports
6 million tonnes (63 million bushels) of corn, breaking a 15-year streak of net exports.
While exports have increased in July, imports have risen even faster, making it clear that the much-needed rebalancing of the UK economy towards net exports is not happening quickly enough.
The main driving force of yoy growth on the demand side was net exports with a contribution of 2.
8 percent, while net exports posted negative growth of -4.
Two interesting developments in the latest release were net exports and business fixed investment (BFI).
Activity was almost exclusively driven by dynamic domestic demand, while net exports continued to contribute negatively to GDP growth.
And UK financial sector net exports recovered in 2006 to reach a record pounds 24.