Eric Martin and Augusta Saraiva

Government, Business, Logistics

US Goods-Trade Gap Widens More Than Forecast as Imports Rise

People watch as a cargo ship and tug boat travel into the Port of Savannah. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News) Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened more than forecast in May as the value of imports rose to near-record levels and exports declined.

June 24, 2021