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Record Goods and Services Trade in 2011



  By: Fay Johnson First, let’s take a quick look at the trade numbers for December 2011.  For December, the trade deficit in goods and services increased to $48.8 billion from $47.1 billion (revised) in November, as imports increased $3.0 … Continue reading

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Trade Deficit Decreases in September



By: Fay Johnson The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $43.1 billion in September from $44.9 billion (revised) in August, as exports increased more than imports. Exports increased to a record $180.4 billion in September from $177.9 … Continue reading

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Trade deficit increases to $48.2 billion in March



By: Fay Johnson The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $48.2 billion in March from $45.4 billion (revised) in February, as imports increased more than exports. The March services surplus ($13.9 billion) was once again a … Continue reading

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April Trade Data Released



The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $40.3 billion in April from $40.0 billion (revised) in March, as exports decreased more than imports.
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January Trade Data Released



The Nation’s international trade deficit decreased to $37.3 billion in January from $39.9 billion (revised) in December, as imports decreased more than exports.
If you read our Press Highlights, you may have noticed that the low quantity of crude oil imports keeps popping up:
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November Trade Data Released



By: Fay Johnson Monthly Overview: The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $36.4 billion in November from $33.2 billion (revised) in October. The increase in the deficit occurred as exports rose less than imports. The rise … Continue reading

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