Definition of export surplus in English:

export surplus

Syllabification: ex·port sur·plus

noun

  • The amount by which the value of a country’s exports exceeds that of its imports.
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    • Unlike the preceding twenty-six years, during which export revenues were used to pay for imports, in 1997 and 1998 countries needed an export surplus to finance capital flight.
    • The Chinese run an export surplus with the US, receive reserve assets in exchange, and then allow domestic credit to increase on the base these provide.
    • During these years, it was imperative that India generated an export surplus with the rest of the world in order to pay her sterling obligations.

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