Trade Surplus

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Trade Surplus

A nation's excess of exports over imports during a given time frame.

Trade Surplus

The difference between the value of a country's exports and the value of its imports, where the value of exports is greater. Analysts disagree on the impact, if any, of a trade surplus on the economy. Some economists believe that a trade surplus creates employment and increases GDP growth. Others believe that the balance of trade has little impact. A trade surplus is also called a favorable balance of trade. See also: Trade deficit.

trade surplus

The amount of goods and services that a country exports that is in excess of the amount of goods and services it imports. A trade surplus increases economic activity in a country but also may result in higher prices and interest rates if the economy is already operating at near capacity. Compare trade deficit.
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If properly held accountable, Pakistan can save on double digit billions in oil import, satisfy domestic demands from internal oil production, and even export surplus oil to other countries.
The Minister pointed out that the Ministry achieved in 2017 unprecedented financial income amounted to 252 million dollars export of (80) shipment to foreign markets, thanks to increased national production of liquid gas and export surplus to foreign markets, which contributes to the strengthening of the national economy and development of During the addition of financial revenues in addition to revenues from oil, stressing the quest to double the financial revenues in the current year of gas export, thanks to the ambitious plans set by the ministry to serve the national economy.
To export surplus electricity, Azerbaijan eyes several major projects, including the Energy Bridge Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey, which will allow Azerbaijan to export to Europe about 700 MW of electricity a year.
President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said the government has taken the correct decision to export surplus wheat to earn valuable much needed foreign exchange as the country has surplus stocks.
The new trade policy, Mr Aslam said, will focus on addressing investment gaps to create export surplus, gender mainstreaming and rationalisation of tariffs besides suggesting measures to raise export of services, improve export competitiveness, and diversify markets and products.
LAHORE -- Pakistan's farmers seek to export surplus onion quantity as domestic prices decline amid arrival of fresh onion crops from the different parts of country especially Sindh.
A steady export surplus means that the exporting country is sending out an excess of goods and services, over and above its imports.
The draft sets out the guiding principles of the proposed regulation and, like the Shams Dubai scheme, the customer will be able to export surplus electricity generated from the solar PV system to the distribution system.
There is a great interest in expanding the local industry to meet demands of the domestic market and export surplus abroad," he stressed.
NAFTA continues to have a strong export surplus in concentrate of well over 50 million lbs.
Farmers are getting direct benefit from Potato exports and we will continue to export surplus crop.
He pointed to "the arrival of the national production of liquid gas to, 5,000 tons / day and it is hoped to export surplus quantities of liquid gas from the need for Iraq in the coming period.