Adverse Balance

Adverse Balance

The difference between the value of transactions in which money leaves a country and the value of transactions in which money enters it in which the former value is greater. An adverse balance means more money leaves a country than enters it. It is a strongly negative sign for that country's economy. See also: Balance of Payment.
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The adverse balance of payments is turning into an obstacle in realizing the potential for foreign trade and investment.
Noting that India will never have a balance of trade in the Middle East as it imports a great deal of oil, Garg said that while India had adverse balance of trade with many countries in the world, it also has a positive trade balance with others, including the U.
More worrisome are structural factors such as de-risking by commercial banks, the labour market nationalization policies in some GCC countries that discourage demand for migrant workers and exchange controls in many countries faced with adverse balance of payments and falling international reserves.
The sourcing of raw materials and services locally will be a boost for reduction of the adverse balance of payments that we face, said Steyn.
This paper shall investigate the claim of Lerner (1944) for Pakistan and shall find out whether the real cause for adverse Balance of Trade is that demand for exported goods and imported goods is inelastic.
He informed that Pakistan has been consistently facing an adverse balance of trade with Ukraine and it is high time to find new ways and means to reduce the trade imbalance.
He said Pakistan has always experienced an adverse balance of trade with Iran, which suggests that Iran needs to import more from Pakistan to create a win - win situation for both the countries.
For instance, an adverse balance sheet shock could be the result of an unexpected drop in the price of real estate or financial assets.
The cushion against this adverse situation resulting from reduced export earning and reduced investment has been remittance, which has, to a degree, helped with the country's adverse balance of payment situation.
Those telling the CBI's distributive trades survey that their sales this month were better than those last June, all-but balanced those saying they were worse to give an adverse balance of only minus one per cent, the strongest outcome for more than a year.
And even then, Leeds were left with a lot of good young players and could easily have wiped out the remaining adverse balance but for the collapse in transfer values.
Taxes were reduced, the national debt and interest rates declined, and the adverse balance of trade was reversed.