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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Ezekiel 27:12, "traded in thy fairs"; Hebrew 'izbonaik , referring to exports; paid for thy wares, made thy exchanges; in Ezekiel 27:33 its true meaning is given, "thy wares." The marab , "market" (Ezekiel 27:13; Ezekiel 27:17; Ezekiel 27:19), rather merchandise, refers to the imports. Tarshish did not visit Tyre, but Tyre exported her wares to Tarshish, and "Tarshish paid for thy wares with silver," etc.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Fairs'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/f/fairs.html. 1949.