US trade gap hits $54B

U.S. trade gap widens; deficit with China rises to record high

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When adjusted for inflation, the goods trade gap increased to an all-time high of $87.0 billion in September from $86.3 billion in August.

US trade gap hits $54B
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Trump sees the lopsided trade numbers as a sign of U.S. economic weakness and as the result of bad trade deals and abusive practices by U.S. trading partners, especially China.

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Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the overall trade deficit rising to $53.6 billion in September.

US trade gap hits $54B
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The politically sensitive goods trade deficit with China jumped 4.3 percent to a record high of $40.2 billion in September.

US trade gap hits $54B
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The goods deficit with China rose by 4.3 percent in September to a record $40.2 billion.

US trade gap hits $54B
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U.S. trade gap widens; deficit with China rises to record high

US trade gap hits $54B
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In September, imports of goods and services increased 1.5 percent to $266.6 billion, an all-time high.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit rose to a seven-month high in September as imports surged to a record high amid strong domestic demand, offsetting a rebound in exports.

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Mainstream economists view trade deficits as the result of an economic reality unlikely to yield to changes in trade policy: Americans buy more than they produce, and imports fill the gap.

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Perhaps most troublingly for long-term U.S. economic growth, Trumps trade war is steering Asian countries — and their billions of consumers — toward non–U.S. trading partners, @paragkhanna writes for @Axios.

US trade gap hits $54B
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Forget #Draghi for a minute. The US Merchandise-Trade (only goods) gap widened to a massive USD 76 billion in October, the largest on record!

US trade gap hits $54B
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U.S. trade deficit rises 1.3% in September to $54 billion. Imports up 1.5% to record $266.6 billion. Exports also increase 1.5%, to $212.6 billion. Deficit with China hits new record despite tariffs. Trade gap on track to reach 10-year high in 2018.

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U.S. exports of soybeans, targeted for retaliatory tariffs by China, dropped 29.4 percent in September.