Trade Balance

Japan Today  Jun 23  Comment 
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, criticizing Japan for maintaining a trade surplus with the United States.
Forex News  Jun 19  Comment 
The Japanese yen fell today after the nation’s trade balance missed expectations. Japan’s trade balance posted a surplus of ‎¥‎0.13 trillion yen in May. It was a drop from ¥‎0.16 trillion in April, while analysts predicted...
Japan Today  Jun 19  Comment 
Japan logged its first trade deficit in four months in May despite growth in exports, as imports soared on higher energy bills, government data showed Monday. Japan logged…
The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
CAD was higher primarily due to higher trade deficit of $29.7 billion.
The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
Here is a wrapup of macro triggers this morning that may have a bearing on markets.
Reuters  Jun 15  Comment 
India's trade deficit further widened to $13.84 billion in May, its highest in two-and-a-half years, on higher gold imports, government data showed on Thursday.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 15  Comment 
The Economic Times  Jun 15  Comment 
BBC News  Jun 9  Comment 
Output rose by just 0.2% in April, while separate figures showed the trade deficit narrowed.
Forex News  Jun 8  Comment 
The Australian dollar was steady against its US counterpart and rose versus other most-traded rivals even though macroeconomic data, both domestic and from abroad, was not particularly good. Australia’s trade balance surplus narrowed sharply...
WA Business News  Jun 8  Comment 
Australia's trade balance has fallen sharply to a surplus of $555 million after a steep decline in coal exports due to Cyclone Debbie.


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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