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  1. trade deficitnoun

    trade surplus

  2. trade deficitnoun

    trade surplus

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  1. trade deficitnoun

    an excess of imports over exports

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  1. President Trump on Friday:

    We’re going to get these bad trade deals straightened out, the jobs and wealth have been stripped from our country, year after year, decade after decade, trade deficit upon trade deficit reaching more than $ 700 billion last year alone and lots of jobs.

  2. Steven Mnuchin:

    We are also very focused on free and fair trade for U.S. companies to have access there and to having a more level playing field which will bring down the trade deficit, i don't think it would be productive to speculate on the outcome because we have a lot of work left to do. ... If we can't get to the deadline, that's not because we haven't worked around the clock.

  3. Nicholas Browne:

    The first cargo from Cove Point could not come at a more timely juncture for Japan in the light of trade tensions, u.S. LNG imports will reduce the trade deficit to an extent, while also helping Japan's politicians demonstrate they are doing their part.

  4. Donald Trump:

    The wall is probably $8 billion, which is a tiny fraction of the money that we lose with Mexico. We lose a tremendous amount of trade deficits. We have a trade deficit with Mexico that is astronomical, much bigger than that. We will get -- and I say it also is also part of my plan -- Mexico is going to play for the wall.

  5. Jacob Kirkegaard:

    It's the value of production within the physical borders of the United States, so therefore if you have, hypothetically, exports that are flat and higher imports, then your trade deficit is rising. In that sense, a rising trade deficit subtracts from GDP, when you have highly fluctuating commodity prices, and especially in periods of high inflation in general, then it can be misleading and, in my opinion, paint an overly negative view of where The US economy is.

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