Trade

Business

US Trade Deficit Rises to a Six-Month High of $47.1 Billion

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

America’s trade deficit widened in February to a six-month high as an increase in imports exceeded a more modest pickup in shipments overseas.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2016
Business

Trade Gap Widens More Than Forecast as Exports Slump

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The U.S. trade deficit widened more than forecast in January as exports slumped to the lowest level in more than four years.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
March 4, 2016
Business

Trade Gap Widens as Exports Fall to 4-Year Low

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The trade deficit widened in December as stable U.S. domestic demand supported imports while weaker growth abroad held back overseas sales.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2016
Business

Trade Gap Widens on Drop in US Exports

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 4, 2015
Business

Trade Gap Narrows on Lowest Oil Imports in a Decade

Port of Tacoma

The U.S. trade gap shrank in September to a seven-month low, reflecting declining purchases of foreign fuel as the world’s largest economy continued its drive toward energy independence.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
November 4, 2015
Business

Trade Gap in US Widened in August by Most in Five Months

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The U.S. trade deficit widened in August by the most in five months as imports picked up and weaker overseas growth limited sales to customers abroad.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
October 6, 2015
Government, Business

Pacific Rim Nations Led by US Agree to Historic Trade Deal

A dozen Pacific Rim nations agreed to an historic pact that would cut trade barriers on items ranging from cars to rice, setting up a potentially contentious ratification vote before a skeptical U.S. Congress.

Len Bracken and Rossella Brevetti | Bloomberg News
October 5, 2015
Business

Shrinking US Trade Gap Shows Economy's Underlying Strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
September 3, 2015
Business

Trade Deficit Widens, Showing Effect of Strong US Dollar

Port of Tacoma

The trade deficit in the United States widened in June as the strong dollar lifted imports and hobbled exports, representing a hurdle for economic growth.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 5, 2015
Business

Trade Gap Grew in May as Exports Fell Most in Three Months

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The U.S. trade deficit widened in May as exports declined by the most in three months, showing businesses were having trouble drumming up sales to overseas customers.

Bloomberg News
July 7, 2015

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