Net Exports | Formula & Calculator

LAST UPDATE: September 24th, 2020


Definition – What are Net Exports?

Net exports are the total exports in an economy minus the total imports.

A positive number means that the economy exports more than it imports. A negative number means that there are more imports than exports.

Formula – How to calculate Net Exports

Net Exports = Total Exports – Total Imports


Exports are valued at $200,000 and imports are valued at $300,000.

Net Exports = $200,000 – $300,000 = $-100,000

Net exports are $-100,000.

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