U.S. trade deficit hits record $73.3 billion in August

THE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT reported Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 that the monthly trade deficit increased 4.2% in August, rising to an all-time high, surpassing the previous record of $73.2 billion set in June. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEPHEN B. MORTON
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States trade deficit increased to a record $73.3 billion in August as a small gain in exports was swamped by a much larger increase in imports. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the monthly trade deficit increased 4.2% in August, rising to an all-time high, surpassing the previous record of…

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