International trade (国际贸易)

International trade (国际贸易 guójì màoyì) is trade (贸易 màoyì) taking place across a country’s ( guó) border ( jì).

  • (mào) is trade or barter; the underlying radical for shell (bèi) indicates ancient Chinese money in the form of sea shells or bronze cowry (铜贝 tóng bèi).
  • (yì) denotes change or exchange.
Synonyms:
International commerce, world trade.
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