One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially of exchange rates) weighted according to the importance of the trade with the various countries involved.
- ‘The report notes that the global trade-weighted average tariff for all types of rice is 43 percent but reaches 217 percent for Japonica rice.’
- ‘The comments engendered the first significant dent in the dollar's hitherto formidable momentum, as its trade-weighted index had climbed steadily to a 16-year high by early July.’
- ‘That was its estimate when the exchange rate was at 57 on the trade-weighted index.’
- ‘After the financial crisis, the trade-weighted exchange rate was allowed to fluctuate within a wide range.’
- ‘A trade-weighted index is created by applying weights to the movement of relative money values based on the amount of trade between the countries.’
- ‘A significant depreciation of the dollar - at least another 15-20% on a trade-weighted basis, in my view - would go along way in cracking the mold of US-centric global growth.’
- ‘Its trade-weighted value has fallen 3.7% since early July, and a further decline from its exceptionally high level is likely.’
- ‘So far this year, the dollar has risen about 3.5% on a trade-weighted basis.’
- ‘And the dollar is still off by only 15% from its peak three years ago, according to the Federal Reserve's trade-weighted, inflation-adjusted index.’
- ‘In addition, the 9% depreciation in the trade-weighted dollar since February is tantamount to an easing in monetary policy.’
- ‘The government could also link the yuan to a trade-weighted basket of currencies rather than the U.S. dollar.’
- ‘He said imports had grown seven percent in trade-weighted rand terms.’
- ‘We are unaware of any trade-weighted distance-to-market measures and do not wish to create such a measure at this time.’
- ‘Against a Federal Reserve trade-weighted index of the currencies of major trading partners, adjusted for inflation, it has fallen 24% from its most recent peak three years ago.’
- ‘Since February, the trade-weighted dollar has declined about 10%.’
- ‘He contemptuously dismissed any suggestion to the effect that the dollar was overvalued, or that its climb to record highs on a trade-weighted basis was becoming a source of economic instability.’
- ‘Moreover, the trade-weighted dollar is now higher than it was at the start of the year.’
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