visible imports


visible imports
visible imports
Goods and raw materials bought from foreign countries
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Main Entry:import
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visible exports or visible imports see under ↑export or ↑import
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Main Entry:visible

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  • visible imports — ➔ import1 * * * visible imports UK US noun [plural] ECONOMICS ► goods, rather than services, that are brought into a country to be sold: »Visible imports have fallen by 38.4% in the past two years …   Financial and business terms

  • imports — [plural] ► the quantity of goods brought into one country from another during a particular period of time, or the value of these goods: »US imports of vehicles from Japan rose to $2.23 billion in March. »growth/increase/decline in imports → See… …   Financial and business terms

  • visible exports — or visible imports see under ↑export or ↑import • • • Main Entry: ↑visible …   Useful english dictionary

  • visible — adjective 1》 able to be seen.     ↘Physics (of light) within the range of wavelengths to which the eye is sensitive. 2》 able to be perceived or noticed easily.     ↘in a position of public prominence. 3》 relating to imports or exports of tangible …   English new terms dictionary

  • visible trade — /ˌvɪzəb(ə)l treɪd/ noun trade involving visible imports and exports …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • visible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be seen or noticed. 2) Physics (of light) within the range of wavelengths to which the eye is sensitive. 3) of or relating to imports or exports of tangible commodities. DERIVATIVES visibly adverb. ORIGIN Latin visibilis,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Visible balance — The visible balance is that part of the balance of trade figures that refers to international trade in physical goods, but not trade in services; it thus contrasts with the invisible balance.Most countries do not have a zero visible balance: they …   Wikipedia

  • visible trade — ▪ economics       in economics, exchange of physically tangible goods between countries, involving the export, import, and re export of goods at various stages of production. It is distinguished from invisible trade, which involves the export and …   Universalium

  • visible balance — noun the difference in value over a period of time of a country s imports and exports of merchandise a nation s balance of trade is favorable when its exports exceed its imports • Syn: ↑balance of trade, ↑trade balance, ↑trade gap • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • invisible imports — /ɪnˌvɪzɪb(ə)l ɪmpɔ:ts/ noun services (such as banking, insurance or tourism) which do not involve selling a product and which are provided by foreign companies and paid for in local currency (NOTE: The opposite are visible imports.) …   Dictionary of banking and finance