trade-weighted UK US adjective ECONOMICS, FINANCE, COMMERCE
used to describe the value of a country's currency in relation to its exports to other countries. When the value of a country's currency increases, its exports become more expensive in other countries. When the value goes down its exports become less expensive: »

The yen has been the strongest currency over the past six years: its trade-weighted index is about 35% higher.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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