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foreign tradenoun [U]

uk   us   COMMERCE
the ​activity of ​tradinggoods and ​services with other countries: He said putting up ​barriers to ​foreigntrade and ​guardingjobs might ​work in the ​shortrun but not indefinitely. Mexico is the state's largest foreigntradepartner, ​accounting for $5.4 ​billion of ​exports. foreigntradedeficit/​surplus
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