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balance of payments

noun [C usually sing]  /ˈbæl·əns əv ˈpeɪ·mənts/ ( also balance of trade,    /ˈbæl·əns əv ˈtreɪd/) us  
the difference between income from exports (= goods and services sold to other countries) and the cost of imports (= goods and services bought from other countries)
Translations of “balance of payments”
in Chinese (Traditional) 國際收支差額…
in Russian платежный баланс…
in Turkish ödemeler dengesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国际收支差额…
in Polish bilans płatniczy…
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