The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $61.5 billion in September, up $2.9 billion from $58.7 billion in August, revised.
The September increase in the goods and services deficit reflected an increase in the goods deficit of $1.7 billion to $86.3 billion and a decrease in the services surplus of $1.2 billion to $24.8 billion.
September exports were $261.1 billion, $5.7 billion more than August exports. September imports were $322.7 billion, $8.6 billion more than August imports.
The average goods and services deficit decreased $0.7 billion to $61.6 billion for the three months ending in September. Year-over-year, the average goods and services deficit decreased $8.6 billion from the three months ending in September 2022.
Read the Census release.