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OVERALL U.S. trade deficit in goods and services shrank to a five-month low of $52.5 billion in September, despite U.S. exports to China dropping 10% to a five-month low. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ PATRICK T. FALLON

U.S. trade with China tumbled in Sept. after fresh tariffs

WASHINGTON – United States trade with China nosedived in September after President Donald Trump escalated the trade war with fresh tariffs on consumer items,...
THE UNITED STATES' goods-trade deficit was $72.8 billion in August after $72.5 billion the month prior. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

U.S. goods trade deficit widened in August by less than forecast

WASHINGTON – America’s merchandise trade deficit widened in August by less than forecast as a gain in imports exceeded a slight increase in exports. The...
THE U.S. trade gap with China increased from $30.1 to $30.2 billion in June, seasonally adjusted. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

U.S. goods trade deficit widens to 5-month high in June

WASHINGTON – America’s merchandise trade deficit with China widened slightly in June to a five-month high, government figures showed Friday, a day after President...
THE UNITED STATES trade deficit increased 8.4% in May to $55.5 billion. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

U.S. trade gap widens by more than forecast to highest in...

WASHINGTON – The United States trade deficit widened by more than forecast to a five-month high as imports surged the most since 2015, illustrating...
THE U.S. TRADE deficit in goods and services shrank to $50.8 billion in April as both exports and imports declined. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/PATRICK T. FALLON

Exports, imports both plummet as U.S. trade deficit narrows

NEW YORK – The United States trade deficit narrowed in April as both exports and imports tumbled, highlighting the impact of President Donald Trump’s...
THE OVERALL U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened 0.7% to $72.4 billion in March. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

U.S. trade gap with China shrank in March to lowest since...

NEW YORK – The United States trade deficit with China decreased to the narrowest in almost three years as imports slowed and exports advanced,...
THE U.S.TRADE deficit in goods and services declined to $49.4 billion in February. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

U.S. trade gap narrows to eight-month low on plane exports

NEW YORK – The United States trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed to an eight-month low in February on a surge in civilian aircraft exports,...

U.S. Jan. trade gap narrows as imports from China plummet

NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit pulled back in January from the widest level in a decade as imports from China plunged,...
THE U.S. TRADE deficit widened in 2018 to a 10-year high of $621 billion. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUEM

U.S. trade gap surged to $621B in 2018, highest in decade

NEW YORK -The United States trade deficit widened in 2018 to a 10-year high of $621 billion, bucking President Donald Trump’s pledges to reduce...
THE U.S. TRADE GAP increased 1.7 percent to $55.5 billion in October, the highest in a decade. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

U.S. trade gap widens to 10-year high amid China tensions

NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit widened more than forecast in October to the highest in a decade, underscoring continued fallout from the...
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