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Export

A good produced in one country and sold to a customer in another country. Exports bring money into the producing country; for that reason, many economists believe that a nation's proper balance of trade means more exports are sold than imports bought. Exports may be difficult to sell in some countries, as the importers may put up various protectionist measures such as import quotas and tariffs. Most governments seek to promote exports, while they have differing positions on imports. See also: Free trade, NAFTA.

export

A good or service that is produced in one country and then sold to and consumed in another country. Because many companies are heavily dependent on exports for sales, any factors such as government policies or exchange rates that affect exports can have significant impact on corporate profits. Compare import. See also balance of trade.

export

  1. a good which is produced in the home country and which is then physically transported to, and sold in, an overseas market earning foreign exchange for the home country (visible export).
  2. a service which is provided for foreigners either in the home country (for example visits by tourists) or overseas (for example banking, insurance) which likewise generates foreign exchange for the home country (invisible export).
  3. capital which is placed abroad in the form of portfolio investment, foreign direct investment in physical assets, and banking deposits (capital export). See FOREIGN INVESTMENT.

    Together these items comprise, along with IMPORTS, a country's BALANCE OF PAYMENTS. See INTERNATIONAL TRADE, EXPORTING, EXPORT CREDIT GUARANTEE DEPARTMENT, EXPORT RESTRAINT AGREEMENT, EXPORT SUBSIDY.

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Fig. 68 Export. (a) UK goods and services exports, 2003.

(b) Geographical distribution of UK goods/services exports, 2003. Source: UK Balance of Payments, ONS, 2004.

export

a good, service or capital asset that is sold to foreign countries. (i) A good that is produced in the home country and is then physically transported to, and sold in, an overseas market, earning foreign exchange for the home country, is called a visible export. (ii) A service that is provided for foreigners either in the home country (for example, visits by tourists) or overseas (for example, banking, insurance) which likewise generates foreign exchange for the home country is called an invisible export. (iii) Capital that is placed abroad in the form of portfolio investment, foreign direct investment in physical assets and banking deposits is called a capital export. Exports are important in two main respects:
  1. together with IMPORTS they make up a country's BALANCE OF PAYMENTS - a country must export in order to finance (‘pay for’ in foreign currency terms) its imports. The combined net payment figures (exports minus imports) for (i), (ii) and (iii) are shown in Fig. 13 (a), BALANCE OF PAYMENTS entry.
  2. they represent an ‘injection’ into the CIRCULAR FLOW OF NATIONAL INCOME, serving to raise real income and output. In 2003, exports accounted for 20% of gross final expenditure (GFE) on domestically produced output (GFE minus imports = GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT). See Fig. 133 (b) , NATIONAL INCOME ACCOUNTS entry Fig. 68 gives details of the product composition and geographical distribution of UK (merchandise) goods exports in 2003. See Fig. 84 , for comparable import data (IMPORT entry). See INTERNATIONAL TRADE, EXPORT MULTIPLIER, C.I.F. ( COST- INSURANCE-FREIGHT), F.O.B. ( FREE-ONBOARD), CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN, INSURANCE, FACTORING, FORFAITING, EXPORT SUBSIDY, EXPORT RESTRAINT AGREEMENT, FOREIGN INVESTMENT, EXCHANGE RATE, EXCHANGE RATE EXPOSURE, TERMS OF TRADE.
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As regards the problem of air exportation of perishable products, participants called for subsidising freighters to meet the exporters' needs.
L'etude conclut que le commerce exterieur du pays reste conditionne par les accords de libre-echanges, soit 37,5% des transactions d'importations et 46,9% des exportations.
Parmi les initiatives phares lancees par le Royaume pour encourager les exportations figurent notamment le plan "Maroc Export Plus" et le programme Contrats de Croissance a l'Export (CCE), souligne l'OBG, rappelant que le programme CCE apporte un appui financier direct aux entreprises qui commercialisent des produits a l'etranger - jusqu'a 5 millions de dirhams (450 000 euros) pour les entreprises exportatrices confirmees et 2 millions de dirhams (180 000 euros) pour les societes emergentes.
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En Thailande, Suthiporn Jeeraphan, le secretaire general du ministere de l'economie agricole a declare que la crise de la grippe aviaire au debut de l'annee puis en en juillet lors de la seconde eruption avaient cause une chute des exportations de poulets surgeles a 26 375 tonnes pour une valeur de 1732 milliards de bahts contre 304 446 tonnes de poulets surgeles a une valeur de 20 345 milliards de bahts sur la meme periode en 2003.
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NNA - 17/8/2012 Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan Friday said maritime exportation operations are smoothly running and that the government is taking care of the economy, especially in areas related to agriculture and selling out domestic products.
Al-Watheq Bellah a fait savoir que les exportations egyptiennes se concentraient principalement dans la province de la Catalogne, qui a enregistre 183 millions d'euros du total des exportations vers l'Espagne.
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Les exportations de saumons norvegiens etaient en hausse de 11% en valeur et 7% en volume pour les six premiers mois de 2004, par rapport a l'annee derniere: C'etait donc une bonne nouvelle pour l'industrie du saumon d'elevage qui se bat depuis des annees contre les bas prix.
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