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trade-weighted index number


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An index number with weights proportional to the shares of various other countries in a country's trade. Such an index number is used to calculate a country's effective exchange rate, when the other countries have variable exchange rates with one another. The weights may be based on imports, exports, or the sum of the two.

Subjects: Economics.


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