Balance of trade

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BALANCE OF TRADE, Com. law. The difference between the exports and importations, between two countries. The balance of trade is against that country which has imported more than it has exported, for which it is debtor to the other country.

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To cut to the conclusion, our results indicate that the effect of the budget balance on the trade balance, if any, is modest.
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