Trade balance

SeekingAlpha  Nov 24  Comment  Nov 19  Comment 
MADRID (dpa-AFX) - Spain's foreign trade deficit increased in September from a year ago, as imports grew faster than exports, figures from the Economy Ministry showed Thursday. The trade deficit widened to EUR 2.57 billion in September from...
Japan Today  Nov 19  Comment 
Japan posted a surprise trade surplus in October as the value of energy imports slumped on falling oil prices, official data showed on Thursday. The trade surplus, the first since March, stood at 111.5 billion yen in October, compared with a...  Nov 17  Comment 
ROME (dpa-AFX) - Italy's trade surplus for grew in September as exports rose at a faster rate than imports, figures from the statistical office ISTAT showed Tuesday. The unadjusted trade surplus rose to EUR 2.186 billion from EUR 1.899...
The Economic Times  Nov 17  Comment 
India’s trade deficit narrowed in October to its lowest since March, largely due to low gold imports and a faint pickup in non-oil exports.
The Economic Times  Nov 16  Comment 
Imports declined 21.15% to $31.12 billion, yielding a trade deficit of $9.7 billion, an eight-month low and down from $10.47 billion in September.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 16  Comment  Nov 16  Comment 
OSLO (dpa-AFX) - Norway's foreign trade surplus decreased in October from a year ago, as imports rose and export fell, preliminary figures from Statistics Norway showed Monday. The trade surplus shrank to NOK 20.57 billion in October from...  Nov 13  Comment 
VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - Eurozone trade surplus rose in September after easing in the previous month and exceeded economists' expectations, figures from Eurostat showed Friday. The seasonally adjusted trade surplus increased to EUR 20.1 billion...  Nov 10  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Latvia's foreign trade deficit decreased notably in September from a year ago, as exports rose and imports fell, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Tuesday. The trade deficit narrowed to EUR 115.9 million...  Nov 9  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Swiss trade surplus increased in October as exports grew faster than imports, data from the Swiss Federal Customs Administration showed Thursday. The trade surplus rose to CHF 4.2 billion in October from CHF 3.3 billion in...


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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