trade balance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trade balance the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise "a nation's balance of trade is favorable when its exports exceed its imports"
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Usage

In literature:

The balance of trade is not to be turned in our favor by creating new demands upon us abroad.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Strike off the odd florins, leave the balance in round thousands, and thy trade is done for the season!
"The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas" by James Fenimore Cooper
The balance of trade has nothing to do with the question.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
This was to achieve a favorable balance of trade.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The first speaker was Isaac Buchanan, who deluged us with figures about Bullionism and the balance of trade.
"The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825" by Gordon Sellar
The first is, that the balance of trade is in our favor when our exportations exceed our importations.
"American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
This is usually expressed by saying that the "balance of trade" is in its favor or against it.
"The Navy as a Fighting Machine" by Bradley A. Fiske
This balance of trade had to be settled, but on an abnormal basis.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
The balance of the trade was heavily in their favor and they were prosperous and happy.
"Sergeant York And His People" by Sam Cowan
The balance of trade is here clearly maintained and defended.
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
During 1872 the balance of trade was strongly against the United States.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The "balance of trade" and "the excess of imports over exports" are thus simply pitfalls for the amateur and the unwary.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Imports and exports vary with changing foreign trade balances.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
It was increasing the indebtedness of the citizens to foreign merchants, and augmenting the balance of trade against the colonies.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
About 80 percent of the trade in 1969 and 1970 was accounted for by Romanian imports; in 1971 the trade was more nearly balanced.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Her coffee and rubber are especially valuable and should take care of her international trade balances.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
The balance o' this trade'll come the other way.
"The Noank's Log" by W. O. Stoddard
Hence a favourable trade balance and an increase in wealth.
"South America and the War" by F. A. Kirkpatrick
The Christmas trade is nothing if not oddly balanced.
"The Romance of a Great Store" by Edward Hungerford
This does not suggest a very badly balanced trade.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

CML HealthCare Inc (TSX:CLC) stock declined more than 15 per cent in heavy trading Thursday after its third-quarter earnings showed a big drop in its cash balance, even as net profit improved.
Trade balance report confirms US avoided third-quarter recession.
It is economic nonsense to continue to calculate bilateral trade balances – like those between the US and China – the way we do today.
It's a tool to battle inflation, not to influence the trade balance.
Pacts fail to reverse trade balance .
Trade balance , export/import data, Treasury budget out this week.
GA Has Positive Trade Balance for U.S. Aviation News, Business Aviation, and International Air Show Coverage.
An Unbalanced Trade Balance .
Balanced Trade on the Horizon.
It's certified : balanced trade.
He added that balanced confidentiality laws help to protect trade secrets that foster innovation and create jobs.
Basci said on Nov 12 that he may lower the corridor 's floor to deter capital inflows that could cause the lira to appreciate excessively, hurting trade balances.
The trade balance rebounded from a deficit of 9 billion francs, or $1.48 billion, in August to a surplus of 400 million francs, or $66 million, in September, the Government said.
The Japanese government has announced that the country's trade balance has gone negative.
For his exchange- traded fund, Robert Wilder picks companies for their clean-energy technology, not their balance sheets.
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In science:

Charging and discharging in adiabatic theory of Coulomb blockade From the detailed balance we have learned that the charging is a trade-off between the broadening Γ and the equilibration of the electron flows.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
However, if the set of variables having its balance reduced has a bigger impact on the outcome than the other set, then the trade-off implied by the distance metric would be ill advised.
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
One way to avoid these trade-offs is to use a matching method without a scalar balance metric, such as “coarsened exact matching” which guarantees that the maximum possible imbalance for each variable is set by ex ante user choice (Iacus et al. (2008)).
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
The stocks have to be purchased in separate transactions, but each trading agency require the agent to have a balance of at least $2, 000 at the start of the day before agreeing in the transaction. A purchase can be of at most 3, 000 shares at a time.
Multi-valued Action Languages in CLP(FD)
In , the authors have identified four key trade-offs of energy efficiency with network performance; deployment efficiency (balancing deployment cost, throughput), spectrum efficiency (balancing achievable rate), bandwidth (balancing the bandwidth utilized) and delay (balancing average end-to-end service delay).
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
They have been selected on a monthly basis in such a manner so as to cover most of the main sectors of the Polish economy, i.e., the money market, domestic and foreign trade, labor market, balance of payments, inflation in different sectors, etc.
A Random Matrix Approach to Dynamic Factors in macroeconomic data
Quantum entanglement is necessary (non–trivial linear combinations of vectors–strategies have to be formed) to strike the balance of trade.
Quantum Game Theory in Finance
The False Discovery Rate (FDR) control has generated a lot of interest due to its more balanced trade-off between error rate control and power than the traditional Familywise Error Rate control (1).
Sample size and positive false discovery rate control for multiple testing
VAR(1) model for the U.S. trade balance data.
Corrected portmanteau tests for VAR models with time-varying variance
We also explored the trade-off between matching quality and paper load balancing, which helps one avoid the need to manually set limits on the reviewer load.
A Framework for Optimizing Paper Matching
Generally, an appropriate λ will be chosen by the conference organizers, that nicely trades off performance versus load balance across reviewers (here, perhaps around λ = 0.5).
A Framework for Optimizing Paper Matching
Merchandise trade balance and balance on services in the U.S.A.
Testing instantaneous causality in presence of non constant unconditional variance
We solve for βk and θk that best balance the accuracy/cost trade-off for the whole tree.
Cost-Sensitive Tree of Classifiers
We exploit this trade-off between maximum range size and number of distinct ranges by combining randomized response and Laplacian noise based differentially private mechanisms, but this balancing still leaves us with large noise in some cases.
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy
We then approximate range counts for the ranges that make up the decomposition; the trade-off between range size and number of distinct ranges allows us to balance the noise incurred by randomized response and by using composition (Lemma 4).
Optimal Private Halfspace Counting via Discrepancy
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