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    great circle

    Please make the following in red clear for me.

    International transactions are always in balance, by definition ... for every buyer there is a seller. But different items in the great circle carry different labels. ...

    Does it mean "different products in the world or the earth"? What does "great circle" refer to?

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    Re: great circle

    It probably refers to the world, which is believed to be round. More context would help.

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