Definition of exporter in US English:

exporter

noun

  • 1A person, country, or company that sends goods or services to another country for sale.

    ‘Brazil is the world's largest producer and exporter of sugar’
    ‘a major oil exporter to the United States’
    • ‘The local economy is once again expected to show strong growth this year, a welcome sign for any Australian exporter.’
    • ‘Indonesia, once a major exporter, now imports its oil.’
    • ‘Later, he arrived in Nigeria, a major oil exporter to the United States.’
    • ‘The U.S. is still the world's biggest agricultural exporter.’
    • ‘Thailand is a major rice exporter.’
    • ‘Malaysia is also a big exporter of electronic goods.’
    • ‘The country is the largest net exporter of beef in the Northern Hemisphere.’
    • ‘Venezuela is the world's fifth largest oil exporter.’
    • ‘In fact it is the world's largest exporter.’
    • ‘Similarly, the importance of the USA as an exporter of goods to the EU is quite large.’
    1. 1.1 A person or group spreading or introducing ideas and beliefs to another country.
      ‘charges have been leveled against the West since its ascension as an exporter of ideas’
      ‘Japan has only begun to be an exporter of culture in the last couple of decades’
      • ‘Sweden is one of the world's most successful exporters of popular music.’
      • ‘Turkey has once more become an exporter of ideas in the region.’
      • ‘New Zealand is becoming a net exporter of rugby talent.’
      • ‘This journey made him the exporter of revolution to liberate Latin America's poor.’
      • ‘In the late 19th century and throughout the 20th, it was the largest exporter of contemporary, Westernized culture in the region.’
      • ‘So will we continue to be a net exporter of talent, with more and more of our young people seeking their future outwith Scotland?’
      • ‘Hollywood, prime exporter of horror for so long, is now building up a trade deficit.’
      • ‘The country has become one of the world's leading exporters of terrorism.’
      • ‘"It is the biggest exporter of terror in the world," he told members of his party.’
      • ‘It would be nice if the "exporter of democracy" actually lived by its rhetoric and let the people of other countries make their own decisions.’

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