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English definition of “trade-weighted”

trade-weighted

adjective
 
 
ECONOMICS, FINANCE, COMMERCE
used to describe the value of a country's currency in relation to its exports to other countries. When the value of a country's currency increases, its exports become more expensive in other countries. When the value goes down its exports become less expensive: The yen has been the strongest currency over the past six years: its trade-weighted index is about 35% higher.
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