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surplus

Economics
a. an excess of government revenues over expenditures during a certain financial year
b. an excess of receipts over payments on the balance of payments
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As concerns the total (intra-EU plus extra-EU) current account balances of the EU28 Member States, based on available non-seasonally adjusted data, 18 recorded surpluses and 10 deficits.
This phenomenon contributes to ensuring sustained surpluses in the external accounts, with the trade surplus running consistently at above the $400bn level annually in recent years.
A total of 234 out of 336 nursery and primary schools (70 per cent) had surpluses beyond the permitted amount.
They argued in public hearings held by the insurance department that the companies should reduce their surpluses by cutting health care premiums paid by employers and individuals.
The record also shows that during Clinton's presidency, unlike either Bush administration, the federal government actually recorded budget "surpluses"--although these reported surpluses were not based on reality (more on this below).
Will the current hard market last until carriers regain their past profitability and surpluses? Insurance Services Office MarketWatch data show premium changes on renewals for commercial lines policies peaked at 12.9% in July 2002 and have been heading downward since.
In April 2001, NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) expanded its anti-personnel landmine destruction trust fund to include small arms and light weapons, encouraging PfP countries to commit to destruction of surpluses and NATO member countries to financially support these efforts.
Both the Bush Administration and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) project growing on-budget surpluses under current policy over the next decade.
With projected surpluses of at least $3 trillion, that's a tough, but not impossible, case.
Arguably, the cash already belongs to Social Security; its surpluses for years have been used to obscure the depth of the federal budget deficit.
The decisive weight of the goods deficit offset the surpluses in services (Euro 6.7 billion) and income (Euro 4.3 billion).
Ironically, the federal operating budget, excluding the trust funds, is still running large deficits while large trust fund surpluses, particularly for Social Security, are producing the current and projected surpluses for the unified budget.