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trade-weightedadjective

uk   us   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 ​currencyincreases, its ​exports become more ​expensive in other countries. When the ​value goes down its ​exports become less ​expensive: The ​yen has been the ​strongestcurrency over the past six ​years: its trade-weighted ​index is about 35% ​higher.
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