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balance of payments

noun [singular]
 
 
ECONOMICS the difference between the amount of money a country receives from exports, foreign trade, etc. and the amount it spends on imports, etc. from other countries: A healthy balance of payments and huge foreign-exchange reserves will allow most Asian countries to finance expensive oil imports for a long time. a balance of payments deficit/surplus
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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