trade deficit

Government, Business

US Trade Deficit Rises 1.9% in January

Cranes at Port of Tacoma Cranes take containers off a Yang Ming Marine Transport ship at the Port of Tacoma in Washington. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. trade deficit rose 1.9% in January as the coronavirus pandemic continued to disrupt global commerce.

Matt Ott | Associated Press
March 5, 2021
Government, Business

Trade Deficit Rises to $679 Billion, the Highest Since 2008

Cargo ship unloads Cargo cranes are used to take containers off of a Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation boat at the Port of Tacoma in Washington in 2019. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose 17.7% last year to $679 billion, highest since 2008, as the coronavirus disrupted global commerce and confounded President Donald Trump’s attempts to rebalance America’s trade with the rest of the world.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
February 5, 2021
Government, Business

US Trade Deficit Rises 1.7% to $63.1 Billion in October

Port of Tacoma Containerships at the Port of Tacoma in Washington. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

The U.S. trade deficit widened 1.7% in October to $63.1 billion. The politically sensitive gap in the trade of goods with China and Mexico grew.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
December 4, 2020
Government, Business

Trade Deficit Falls to $63.9 Billion in September

containership Ted S. Warren/AP

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September after hitting a 14-year high in August as exports outpaced imports.

Matt Ott | Associated Press
November 4, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

US Trade Deficit Widened in August to Largest Since 2006

Tugboats guide a container ship arriving at the Port of Los Angeles on April 1. Tugboats guide a container ship arriving at the Port of Los Angeles on April 1. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. trade deficit widened in August to the largest since 2006 as the nation imported a record amount of consumer goods amid a pickup in demand ahead of the holiday shopping season.

October 6, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

US Trade Deficit Surges in July to Highest in 12 Years

The trade deficit is now the highest its been in more than a decade. Cranes take containers off a Yang Ming Marine Transport ship at the Port of Tacoma in Washington. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

The U.S. trade deficit surged in July to $63.6 billion, the highest level in 12 years, as imports jumped by a record amount.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
September 3, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Trade Gap Narrows as Autos Spur Record Exports Increase

Gantry cranes stand above the Port of Los Angeles. Gantry cranes stand above the Port of Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

The deficit in U.S. trade of goods and services narrowed in June for the first time since February as exports jumped, though shipments remained well below pre-pandemic levels.

August 5, 2020
Government, Business

US Trade Deficit Drops for First Time in Six Years

Cargo cranes remove containers from a Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. boat at the Port of Tacoma in November 2019. Cranes remove containers from a cargo ship at the Port of Tacoma in November 2019. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

The U.S. trade deficit fell 1.7% last year to $616.8 billion as President Donald Trump hammered China with import taxes.

Paul Wiseman | Associated Press
February 5, 2020
Government, Business

Trade Deficit Falls 8.2% to $43.1 Billion in November

Cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles Cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in more than three years as U.S. exports rose while imports declined, putting the country on track to see the first annual decline in the trade deficit in six years.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
January 7, 2020
Government, Business

US Trade Deficit Falls to $52.5 Billion in September

US Trade defecit Workers stand in front of coils of steel wire at a depot on the outskirts of Shanghai. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September to the lowest level in five months as imports dropped more sharply than exports and America ran a rare surplus in petroleum.

Martin Crutsinger | Associated Press
November 5, 2019

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