Trade Balance

RECENT NEWS  Oct 10  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Latvia's merchandise trade deficit in August narrowed from a year ago, as exports declined less than imports, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed Friday. The trade deficit fell to EUR 177 million from...  Oct 9  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Hungary's trade surplus decreased unexpectedly in August, figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed Thursday. The trade surplus fell to EUR 269.5 million in August from EUR 495.9 million in the same...
BBC News  Oct 8  Comment 
England has the biggest trade deficit in the world football transfer market at £379m, according to a report from Barclays.  Oct 8  Comment 
MALTA (dpa-AFX) - Malta's trade deficit widened in August as exports declined amid rising imports, data from the National Statistics Office showed Wednesday. The trade deficit increased to EUR 245.3 million in August from EUR 152.9 million...  Oct 8  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - Austria's trade deficit for July narrowed from a year ago as exports grew and imports declined, data from Statistics Austria showed Wednesday. The visible trade deficit fell to EUR 38.31 million from EUR billion in the...  Oct 7  Comment 
PRAG (dpa-AFX) - Czech trade surplus increased less than expected in August, data from the Czech Statistical Office showed Tuesday. The trade surplus rose to CZK 1.5 billion in August from CZK 1.1 billion in the same month of the previous year....
Clusterstock  Oct 3  Comment 
The US trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in August as the oil deficit fell to a ten-year low. In August, the trade deficit was $40.1 billion, down from $40.3 billion in July, and below expectations for $40.8 billion. Exports rose to a record...  Oct 3  Comment 
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Trade Balance, also known as net exports, measures the difference between the value of goods a country exports and the value of the goods it imports. A positive trade balance indicates the country has a trade surplus and a negative trade balance means the country has a trade deficit. A country's trade balance is an essential value when calculating gross domestic product and is also useful when measuring to degree to which a country relies on imported goods.

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