Trade

Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Is Highest in More Than Three Years

The U.S. trade deficit widened in January to its highest level since October 2008, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
March 9, 2012
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Six-Month High

The U.S. trade deficit expanded by 3.7% in December as imports climbed to the highest level in more than three years, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
February 10, 2012
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens in November

The U.S. trade deficit expanded by 10.4% in November as exports declined to a four-month low, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
January 13, 2012
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows in October

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 1.6% in October, shrinking to its lowest level of the year, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Transport Topics
December 9, 2011
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows; Exports Hit Record

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 4% in September as exports climbed to a record high, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
November 10, 2011
Business

Congress Approves Three Free-Trade Deals

Congress approved the biggest free-trade agreements since 1994, approving deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama late Wednesday that are expected to be signed by President Obama, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
October 13, 2011
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Unchanged in August

The U.S. trade deficit was little changed in August at $45.6 billion, down slightly from $45.8 billion in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 13, 2011
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows 13.1%

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed 13.1% in July to $44.8 billion, a three-month low, as exports rose and oil imports declined, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
September 8, 2011
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Expands to $53.1 Billion

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The U.S. trade deficit rose 4.4% in June to $53.1 billion as exports fell by the most in two-and-a-half years, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2011
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Hits Highest Level Since 2008

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The U.S. trade deficit spiked 15% in May to its highest level since October 2008, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
July 12, 2011

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