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trade surplus in Economics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrade surplusˌtrade ˈsurplus noun [countable]  technicalPE the amount by which the value of the goods that a country sells to other countries is more than the value of the goods it buys from them
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trade surplusUnder the Conservatives, Britain has moved from manufacturing trade surplus to manufacturing trade deficit.In fact, our trade surplus in Scotch is three times greater than our trade surplus in oil.Such distortions lead to a persistent trade surplus and a persistently rising yen.The trade surplus is more than $ 65 billion.