Definition of dollar gap in English:

dollar gap


  • The amount by which a country's import trade with the dollar area exceeds the corresponding export trade.

    • ‘Although the dollar gap did not disappear, inflation and unemployment decreased, and the plan successfully promoted European political stability under democratic institutions.’
    • ‘The stage for this initiative had been set by the progressive elimination of the dollar gap - that is, of Europe's structural deficit in relation to the United States.’
    • ‘The problem is the city is facing a huge dollar gap of six billion dollars, the largest such deficit in its history as measured in dollars.’