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Old 05-17-2019, 11:36 AM
 
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Originally Posted by EDS_ View Post
Trade deficits do matter, net trade is in our best GDP calculations. It's just wantonly absurd for anyone to claim the trade deficits don't matter or amount to much.
EDS, you're agreeing with my position and opposing the positions of those credible economists that are advocates of pure free trade.

You don't find credible economists contending that trade deficits are beneficial to their nation's GDP. But among credible economists that are advocates of pure free trade, you find contentions that they're proportionally not of no substantial detriment to USA's goods and services production.

Respectfully, Supposn
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