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balance of payments

noun [S] uk   us   (also balance of trade)
the difference between the money that a country receives from exports and the money that it spends on imports
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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