Trade balance

RECENT NEWS  Aug 27  Comment 
STOCKHOLM (dpa-AFX) - Sweden's foreign trade surplus declined in July, figures from Statistics Sweden showed Wednesday. The foreign trade surplus fell to SEK 1.9 billion in July from SEK 5.4 billion in the previous month. During the same...
The Economic Times  Aug 26  Comment 
Analysts said mass cancellation of coal blocks could lead to surge in imports & widen trade deficit given the impact on domestic production.
Forex News  Aug 26  Comment 
The New Zealand dollar declined today after the nation’s trade balance demonstrated a bigger deficit than was expected by analysts. The currency reached the lowest rate since February against its US counterpart.(...)Read the rest of...  Aug 26  Comment 
CANBERA (dpa-AFX) - The NZ dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday as nation's trade data showed a wider-than-expected deficit for April. Data from the Statistics New Zealand showed that New Zealand...  Aug 25  Comment 
BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - New Zealand will on Tuesday release July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Imports are expected to be worth NZD4.48 billion, up from NZD3.95 billion...  Aug 21  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Switzerland's trade surplus increased notably in July as imports declined sharply from June, data from the Federal Customs Administration showed Thursday. Despite a slowdown in exports, the trade surplus rose to CHF...
Financial Times  Aug 20  Comment 
Although Japan suffered its 25th consecutive monthly trade deficit in July, a rise in exports for the first time in three months delivered some relief
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 20  Comment 
Benzinga  Aug 19  Comment 
The euro was steady at $1.3346 at 7:00 GMT on Tuesday morning following data out on Monday which showed that the nation’s trade surplus increased beyond expectations in June. However, pressure from the ongoing tension with Russia continued...
The Economic Times  Aug 18  Comment 
India's trade deficit for this fiscal year is likely to be around $142 billion, and the current account deficit for this period is expected to be contained at $39.3 billion or 1.9 per cent of the GDP.  Aug 18  Comment 
BRUSSELS (dpa-AFX) - Eurozone's trade surplus increased unexpectedly in June, data showed Monday. The trade surplus rose to EUR 16.8 billion in June from EUR 15.4 billion in May, Eurostat reported. Economists had expected the trade surplus...


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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