dollar gap

/'dɒlə gæp/ noun
a situation where the supply of US dollars is not enough to satisfy the demand for them from overseas buyers

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • Dollar Gap — Le dollar gap fait référence au manque de dollar dont ont souffert certains pays au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Sa conséquence était un risque de ralentissement du commerce international liée à l inconvertibilité des monnaies… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dollar gap — Le dollar gap fait référence au manque de dollar dont ont souffert certains pays au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Sa conséquence était un risque de ralentissement du commerce international liée à l inconvertibilité des monnaies… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dollar gap — noun also dollar shortage : the amount of additional dollar receipts required by a country to equal dollar payments that must be made for imports from dollar nations or to meet other obligations …   Useful english dictionary

  • dollar gap — the difference, measured in U.S. dollars, between the earnings of a foreign country through sales and investments in the U.S. and the payments made by that country to the U.S. Also called dollar shortage, dollar deficit. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • gap — 1. The word is widely used as the second element of expressions denoting ‘a divergence in views, sympathies, development, etc.’ Those recorded in the OED include age gap (1963), credibility gap (first recorded in 1966), dollar gap (1948), export… …   Modern English usage

  • dollar — n. 1 the chief monetary unit in the US, Canada, and Australia. 2 the chief monetary unit of certain countries in the Pacific, West Indies, SE Asia, Africa, and S. America. Phrases and idioms: dollar area the area in which currency is linked to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dollar glut — The dollar glut is a term for the accumulation of United States dollars outside of the United States, contrasted with the dollar gap that lead to the creation of the Marshall Plan following World War II. The eventual shift to a dollar glut forced …   Wikipedia

  • dollar shortage — noun see dollar gap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dollar Point, California — Dollar Point   census designated place   …   Wikipedia

  • Dollar Lake — There are at least 76 features in the US named Dollar Lake, according to GNIS: name type elevation coordinate USGS Map GNIS url Dollar Lake (San Bernardino County, California) Lake 9,288 feet (2,831 m) …   Wikipedia

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