Example sentences for: deficits

How can you use “deficits” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Of the 25 economies listed, 17 run trade deficits and 20 run current account deficits.

  • Persistent U.S. current account deficits have translated into a rising level of indebtedness to other countries, i.e., net U.S. holdings of foreign assets (see figure 3.3).

  • Although public attention usually focuses on the dates by which the trust funds are projected to become insolvent, the effects associated with financing cash deficits for these programs will be felt sooner as the baby boom generation begins to retire.

  • In fact, one might well expect that emerging economies would typically run trade (or at least current account) deficits . After all, such countries will presumably attract inflows of foreign investment, allowing them to invest more than they save--which is to say, spend more than they earn.

  • Senate conservatives, led by Jesse Helms, says the Times , don't want to pay too much of the total expansion bill, but European politicians, who need to cut their deficits to qualify for the Eurodollar, are not much inclined to pick up the slack.


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