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現代世界の英語−経済 (6)

 

経済大国
economic power
power: a country that is strong and important and can influence events, or that has a lot of military strength - LDCE

経済的相互依存
economic interdependence
interdependence < interdependent: dependent on each other - CALD

経済的自立
economic independence
independence < independent: not taking help or money from other people - CALD

国際収支
(international) balance of payments
balance of payments: the difference between what a country spends in order to buy goods and services abroad, and the money it earns selling goods and services abroad - LDCE

国際収支の黒字
(balance-of-payments) surplus
surplus: the amount of money you have left when you sell more than you buy, or spend less than you have - CALD

国際収支の赤字
(balance-of-payments) deficit
deficit: the total amount by which money spent is more than money received - CALD
The country is running a balance-of-payments deficit of $250 million. - CALD

経常収支
current account balance of payments

対外純資産
net external assets
external: relating to foreign countries - LDCE
asset: the things that a company owns, that can be sold to pay debts - LDCE
A company's assets can consist of cash, investments, buildings, machinery, specialist knowledge or copyright material such as music or computer software. - CALD