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International Trade Gap Narrowed 2.1% in April

The U.S. international trade deficit narrowed in April, falling 2.1% to $46.2 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Imports fell 0.3%, while exports rose 0.3%. March’s trade deficit was downwardly revised from $49.0 billion to $47.2 billion. The goods deficit decreased 1.5% to $68.3 billion, while the services surplus slipped 0.1% to ...

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International Trade Gap Narrowed 15.2% in February

The U.S. international trade deficit narrowed in February, falling 15.2% to $49.0 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. February’s report was the highest level since October 2008. Imports fell 1.8%, while exports rose 2.0%. January’s trade deficit was upwardly revised from $57.6 billion to $57.7 billion. The goods deficit decreased 9.7% to ...

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International Trade Gap Widened 1.6% in February

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in February, growing 1.6% to $57.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the highest level since October 2008. Imports and exports both rose 1.7%. January’s trade deficit was upwardly revised from $56.6 billion to $56.7 billion. The goods deficit increased 0.4% to $77.0 billion, ...

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International Trade Gap Widened 5.0% in January

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in January, growing 5.0% to $56.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the highest level since October 2008. Imports were unchanged, while exports fell 1.3%. December’s trade deficit was upwardly revised from $53.1 billion to $53.9 billion. The goods deficit increased 3.8% to $76.5 ...

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International Trade Gap Widened to a Nine-Year High in December

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in December, growing 5.2% to $53.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the highest level since October 2008. Imports increased 2.5%, while exports grew 1.8%. November’s trade deficit was downwardly revised from $50.5 billion to $50.4 billion. The goods deficit increased 3.6% to $73.3 ...

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International Trade Gap Widened to Nearly a Six-Year High in November

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in November, growing 3.2% to $50.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the highest level since January 2012. Imports increased 2.5%, while exports grew 2.3%. October’s trade deficit was upwardly revised from $48.7 billion to $48.9 billion. The goods deficit increased 2.4% to $70.9 ...

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International Trade Balance Widened to 9-Month High in October

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in October, growing 8.6% to $48.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the highest level since January. Imports increased 1.6%, while exports were virtually unchanged. September’s trade deficit was upwardly revised from $43.5 billion to $44.9 billion. The goods deficit increased 5.9% to $69.1 ...

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International Trade Balance Widened in September

The U.S. international trade deficit widened in September, growing 1.7% to $43.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Imports increased 1.2%, while exports grew 1.4%. September’s report followed a shrinking trade balance in the previous month. August’s trade deficit was upwardly revised slightly from $42.4 billion to $42.8 billion. The goods deficit ...

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International Trade Balance Narrowed in August

The U.S. international trade deficit narrowed in August, falling 2.7% to $42.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Imports slipped 0.1%, while exports grew 0.4%. August’s report followed a shrinking trade balance in the preceding two months. July’s trade deficit was downwardly revised slightly from $43.7 billion to $43.6 billion. The goods ...

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International Trade Balance Widened in July

The U.S. international trade deficit expanded in July, growing 0.3% to $43.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. While imports slipped 0.2%, the decline was offset by exports falling 0.3%. July’s report followed a shrinking trade balance in the preceding two months. June’s trade deficit was downwardly revised slightly from $43.6 billion ...

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