unfavourable balance


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  • unfavourable balance — UK US UK (US unfavorable balance) noun [C] ACCOUNTING ► ADVERSE BALANCE(Cf. ↑adverse balance) …   Financial and business terms

  • unfavourable trade balance — UK US UK (US unfavorable trade balance) noun [C, usually singular] (also unfavourable balance of trade) ► ECONOMICS ADVERSE BALANCE OF TRADE(Cf. ↑adverse balance of trade) → See also TRADE DEFICIT( …   Financial and business terms

  • unfavourable — un‧fa‧vour‧a‧ble [ʌnˈfeɪvrəbl] , unfavorable adjective opposite to what is needed or wanted: • Market conditions had become unfavourable. • an unfavourable balance of payments (= when a country imports more than it exports ) * * * unfavourable… …   Financial and business terms

  • balance — the amount of money remaining in an account. The total of your money in the bank after accounting for all transactions (deposits and withdrawals) is called a balance . Glossary of Business Terms A division of a Securities Account, of a type… …   Financial and business terms

  • balance of trade — the difference between the values of exports and imports of a country, said to be favorable or unfavorable as exports are greater or less than imports. [1660 70] * * * Difference in value over a period of time between a nation s imports and… …   Universalium

  • unfavourable — /ʌn feɪv(ə)rəb(ə)l/ adjective not favourable (NOTE: the American spelling is unfavorable) ♦ unfavourable balance of trade a situation where a country imports more than it exports ♦ unfavourable exchange rate an exchange rate which gives an amount …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • unfavourable — /ʌn feɪv(ə)rəb(ə)l/ adjective not favourable (NOTE: The US spelling is unfavorable.) ♦ unfavourable balance of trade a situation where a country imports more than it exports ♦ unfavourable exchange rate an exchange rate which gives an amount of… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • balance of trade — noun the difference between the value of the exports and imports of a country, said to be favourable or unfavourable as exports are greater or less than imports …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

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