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Goods and services deficit up by nearly $1 billion in October

December 06, 2018 at 10:59 AM
The latest trade numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show another rise in the trade deficit. The goods and services deficit rose from $54.6 billion in September to $55.5 billion in October, marking a rise of $0.9 billion. News reports suggested the level was the highest in a decade. October exports totaled $211.0 billion, $0.3 billion less than September exports, while October imports totalled $266.5 billion, $0.6 billion more than September imports. “Year-to-date,...

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