exporter

noun
ex·​port·​er | \ ek-ˈspȯr-tər How to pronounce exporter (audio) , ˈek-ˌspȯr- How to pronounce exporter (audio) \

Definition of exporter

: one that exports specifically : a wholesaler who sells to merchants or industrial consumers in foreign countries

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Germany long had amicable relations with Beijing because its exporters ran a surplus supplying Chinese factories with equipment and components. Washington Post, "Germany’s Merkel says Hong Kong’s rights should be protected," 6 Sep. 2019 Germany long had amicable relations with Beijing because its exporters ran a surplus supplying Chinese factories with equipment and components. Time, "Germany's Merkel Says Hong Kong's Rights Should Be Protected," 6 Sep. 2019 That effectively helps its exporters, negating some of the effects of higher U.S. tariffs. Alex Veiga, USA TODAY, "Stocks climbing after Trump says he's willing to reopen US-China trade talks," 26 Aug. 2019 When China allows its currency to fall in an attempt to boost its own exporters, American companies and workers pay the price. James D. Schultz For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "Trump's trade war with China will be worth the fight," 15 Aug. 2019 Earlier Monday, China had allowed its currency to weaken to an 11-year low, a move that gives its exporters a price edge in world markets and eases some of the damage from US tariffs on Chinese products. Paul Wiseman, BostonGlobe.com, "US Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war," 5 Aug. 2019 Earlier Monday, China had allowed its currency to weaken to an 11-year low, a move that gives its exporters a price edge in world markets and eases some of the damage from U.S. tariffs on Chinese products. Paul Wiseman, chicagotribune.com, "U.S. Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator in dramatic escalation of trade war," 5 Aug. 2019 Earlier Monday, China had allowed its currency to weaken to an 11-year low, a move that gives its exporters a price edge in world markets and eases some of the damage from U.S. tariffs on Chinese products. Washington Post, "US Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator," 5 Aug. 2019 Earlier Monday, China had allowed its currency to weaken to an 11-year low, a move that gives its exporters a price edge in world markets and eases some of the damage from U.S. tariffs on Chinese products. CBS News, "Treasury Department says China manipulates its currency," 5 Aug. 2019

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1623, in the meaning defined above

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