exporter exporter  /ɪk ˈspɔr tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a businessperson who transports goods abroad (for sale)

Usage(s):

  1. If you're overseas, contact an exporter like Wine Cellar, www.
  2. Disturbing revelations throw a spotlight on Malaysia as the region's key meeting place for al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists and an exporter of jihad.
  3. China is the world's biggest exporter of fake goods, from pirated DVDs to knock-off Birkin bags.

News

  1. Guinea may postpone June 30 parliamentary election: president

    LONDON (Reuters) - Guinea could be forced to postpone a long-awaited parliamentary election scheduled for June 30 after opposition parties refused to register candidates, President Alpha Conde said. The West African country's legislative election - the first in over a decade - is intended to complete a transition to civilian rule after a military coup in 2008 in the world's biggest exporter of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Norway Ready With Stimulus as Europe’s Recession Hurts

    Norway is ready to add stimulus should growth cool further for western Europe’s largest oil exporter as it battles slumping European demand.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Schaumburg company named small businsess exporter of year

    The U.S. Small Business Administration selected Schaumburg's Quality Float Works Inc. as Illinois' Small Business Exporter of the Year. Each year, SBA's Illinois District Office honors small businesses and small business advocates for contributions to Illinois' economy and society. Applicants compete in their respective categories among other small business entrepreneurs and small business ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. The Obama administration has recently announced plans to aggressively increase geothermal development in the US "We have a choice. We can remain the world's leading importer of oil, or we can become the world's leading exporter of clean energy,"...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Energy Digital (blog)

  2. "Not only will we not halt the uranium enrichment centrifuges, but we will quickly integrate them into our nuclear fuel cycle so as to become an exporter of nuclear fuel," Ahmadinejad said late Thursday in a meeting with Iran-Iraq 1980-88 war...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "People are in a really bad mood [in the US]," Mr Immelt said. "We [the US] are a pathetic exporter......we have to become an industrial powerhouse again but you don't do this when government and entrepreneurs are not in synch."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Washington Post (blog)

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