Outcome: The Balance of Trade

What you’ll learn to do: explain how the balance of trade (surplus or deficit) affects the domestic economy

In this section, you will learn about how international trade is affected by fluctuations in exchange rates.


The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Macroeconomic Effects of Exchange Rates
  • Reading: Exchange-Rate Policies
  • Self Check: The Balance of Trade

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.