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English definition of “foreign trade”

foreign trade

noun [U]
 
 
COMMERCE
the activity of trading goods and services with other countries: He said putting up barriers to foreign trade and guarding jobs might work in the short run but not indefinitely. Mexico is the state's largest foreign trade partner, accounting for $5.4 billion of exports. foreign trade deficit/surplus
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