Please answer the three questions below.
Define a trade deficit and a trade surplus. What are the implications of a long-term trade deficit or trade surplus? What techniques are available to correct balance of payment deficit or surplus?
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In trade deficit, the economic measure is a negative balance of trade. It usually happens when the country's imports are more than its exports. It represents an outflow of a nation's domestic currency to foreign lands. When an opposite happens, e.g., a country's exports exceeds its imports, a country is said to have a negative balance of trade or commonly known as trade surplus.
Economists believe that a short term trade deficit is essential for a country to grow, develop and prosper. However, they also consider long term trade deficit ...
The solution discusses about trade deficit and trade surplus. References are included.