trade surplus

[ treyd-sur-pluhs, -pluhs ]

  1. a positive balance of trade, or the amount by which the value of a country’s exports exceeds that of its imports.: Compare trade deficit.

Origin of trade surplus

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby trade surplus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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