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

THE U.S. TRADE DEFICIT in goods and services narrowed to $51.1 billion in January. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit pulled back in January from the widest level in a decade as imports from China plunged, suggesting American companies had been rushing shipments the prior month to beat an expected tariff boost. The deficit in goods and services narrowed to $51.1 billion, the Commerce Department said Wednesday,…

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