Definition of exporter in US English:



  • 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’
    • ‘Similarly, the importance of the USA as an exporter of goods to the EU is quite large.’
    • ‘Later, he arrived in Nigeria, a major oil exporter to the United States.’
    • ‘Thailand is a major rice exporter.’
    • ‘Venezuela is the world's fifth largest oil exporter.’
    • ‘The country is the largest net exporter of beef in the Northern Hemisphere.’
    • ‘The local economy is once again expected to show strong growth this year, a welcome sign for any Australian exporter.’
    • ‘The U.S. is still the world's biggest agricultural exporter.’
    • ‘Malaysia is also a big exporter of electronic goods.’
    • ‘Indonesia, once a major exporter, now imports its oil.’
    • ‘In fact it is the world's largest exporter.’
    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’
      • ‘In the late 19th century and throughout the 20th, it was the largest exporter of contemporary, Westernized culture in the region.’
      • ‘New Zealand is becoming a net exporter of rugby talent.’
      • ‘So will we continue to be a net exporter of talent, with more and more of our young people seeking their future outwith Scotland?’
      • ‘The country has become one of the world's leading exporters of terrorism.’
      • ‘Sweden is one of the world's most successful exporters of popular music.’
      • ‘Hollywood, prime exporter of horror for so long, is now building up a trade deficit.’
      • ‘This journey made him the exporter of revolution to liberate Latin America's poor.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘"It is the biggest exporter of terror in the world," he told members of his party.’
      • ‘Turkey has once more become an exporter of ideas in the region.’