The condition that exists when the value of what a country imports exceeds the value of what it exports; also called an unfavorable balance of trade.
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Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.
Dance instructors run a lucrative trade offering private lessons to couples before their wedding receptions, typically the tango.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“ADD [Attention Deficit Disorder] is just a euphemistic way of saying, ‘I have limits,’” Brown writes.
Rebels in Africa trade in children to fund their conflicts and obtain child soldiers.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Canterbury Tales was, Strohm writes, “one of the volumes around which the new trade would organize itself.”A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.
The doctrine of international free trade, albeit the most conspicuous of its applications, was but one case under the general law.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Any delay in covering such deficit shall be subject to such charge as the Federal Reserve Board may impose.
But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.
So far we have not made great progress in securing Europe's Latin-American trade.