Dollar shortage

Dollar shortage

Results when a nation importing US goods cannot pay for them without the aid of the United States.
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That is a marked increase on the average of three in the past three years, as foreign investors fretted that a severe dollar shortage would trap their money.
There is a dollar shortage in the market and the demand is high.
dollar shortage in Qatar since the diplomatic crisis began on 5 June.
Egypt has been negotiating billions of dollars in aid from various lenders to help revive an economy hit by political upheaval since a 2011 revolt, and to ease a dollar shortage that had crippled imports and drove away foreign investors.
The value of a planned rights issue by Zimbabwe's biggest mobile telephone company, Econet Wireless, to pay foreign loans amid a severe dollar shortage.
Officials have said the deal would help ease a dollar shortage that hampered business activity.
Yet stock investors would still have to contend with capital controls curbing the repatriation of profit, which regulators imposed due to the dollar shortage.
Days after the Egyptian currency was floated by the nation's government, the local currency has weakened due to a dollar shortage.
This time, the source of the dollar shortage is not the need for post-conflict reconstruction (though in some cases that is also a contributing factor).
This time, the source of the dollar shortage is not the need for postconflict reconstruction (though in some cases that is also a contributing factor).
If Egypt's local wheat procurement numbers were misrepresented, it may have to spend more on foreign wheat purchases to meet local demand - even as the country faces a dollar shortage that has sapped its ability to import.
Since April this year, a severe US dollar shortage has made life more difficult for most Zimbabweans.