Leads and Lags

Leads and Lags
   Accelerated and decelerated foreign trade payments and receipts, usually associated with exchange rate speculation. In anticipation of a devaluation, exporters will try to delay receipt of foreign currency while importers will accelerate payments for imports.

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leads and lags UK US noun [plural] FINANCE
increases or reductions in the speed at which something happens, for example in the payment of money or the time in which a piece of work is completed : »

The CBI's chief economic adviser said the leads and lags in getting the spending plans through Whitehall could delay implementation.


Firms use leads and lags in foreign trade when a currency is expected to move in one direction or the other.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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