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US trade deficit falls to $52.5 billion in September

Nov. 5, 2019 10:42 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in September to the lowest level in five months as imports dropped more sharply than exports and America ran a rare surplus in petroleum. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the September gap between what America buys from abroad and what it sells shrank...

US trade deficit falls to $52.5 billion, lowest since April, as America runs rare petroleum surplus

Nov. 5, 2019 8:33 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit falls to $52.5 billion, lowest since April, as America runs rare petroleum surplus.

Japan exports fall for 10th straight month in September

Oct. 21, 2019 5:56 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports fell for a 10th straight month in September as trade tensions between the U.S. and China hit demand for machinery and other manufacturing mainstays, the government said Monday. The Finance Ministry said the trade deficit in September totaled $1.1 billion, a third consecutive...

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

Oct. 14, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China's biggest foreign market, fell 21.9% to $36.5 billion, a deterioration from August's 16% decline,...

US trade deficit widened in August to $54.9 billion

Oct. 4, 2019 8:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in August for the first time in three months as exports increased but imports increased more. The politically sensitive gap with China in the trade of goods narrowed. The Commerce Department said Friday that the gap between what the United buys and what it...

US trade deficit widened 1.6% in August to $54.9 billion, though gap with China narrowed

Oct. 4, 2019 8:33 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit widened 1.6% in August to $54.9 billion, though gap with China narrowed.