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U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows 2.6%

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 2.6% in February from a seven-month high in January as import demand declined, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

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April 12, 2011
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Jumps 15%

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The U.S. trade deficit widened 15% in January, the biggest jump in seven months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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March 10, 2011
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens

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The U.S. trade deficit widened for a second straight month in December on higher oil imports, the Commerce Department said Friday.

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February 11, 2011
Business

U.S. Seeks Arbitration, Says Canada Unfairly Subsidizing Lumber Industry

The United States resumed the long-running lumber trade dispute, accusing Canada last week of unfairly subsidizing its softwood lumber industry and requesting formal arbitration.

January 24, 2011
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Drops to 10-Month Low

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The U.S. trade deficit fell to a 10-month low in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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January 13, 2011
Business, Fuel, Government

U.S. Trade Deficit Drops 13% in October

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The U.S. trade deficit declined 13% in October as a weaker dollar boosted U.S. exports, the Commerce Department said Friday.

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December 10, 2010
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July following a record jump in June, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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September 9, 2010
Business

U.S. Trade Deficit Takes Record Jump

Kimberly White/Bloomberg News

The U.S. trade deficit widened by $7.9 billion in June, the biggest increase since records began being kept in 1992, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

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August 11, 2010
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Hits 18-Month High

The U.S. trade deficit widened 4.8% in May to the highest level in a year and a half, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

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July 13, 2010
Business

Trade Deficit Widens in April

The U.S. trade deficit widened in April to the highest level in more than a year as exports declined, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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June 10, 2010

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