U.S. Monthly Trade Deficit Decreases To $35.4 Billion In February

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of February was $35.4 billion, a decrease from the $42.7 billion deficit in January.

Monthly Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $186.2 billion, down from $189.2 billion. Exports of goods fell to $125.6 billion from $128.5 billion and exports of services decreased to $60.6 billion from $60.7 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $221.7 billion, down from $231.9 billion. Imports of goods decreased to $180.8 billion from $191.1 billion and imports of services were $40.9 billion from $40.8 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports and GDP to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Rolling 12-Month Trade

U.S. Monthly Trade Deficit Decreases To $41.8 Billion In January

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of January was $41.8 billion, a decrease from the $45.6 billion deficit in December.

Monthly Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $189.4 billion, down from $195.0 billion. Exports of goods fell to $128.7 billion from $134.2 billion and exports of services decreased to $60.7 billion from $60.8 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $231.2 billion, down from $240.6 billion. Imports of goods decreased to $190.3 billion from $199.2 billion and imports of services were $40.8 billion from $41.4 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports and GDP to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Rolling Balance

U.S. Monthly Trade Deficit Rises To $46.6 Billion

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of December was $46.6 billion, an increase from the $39.8 billion deficit in November.

Trade Balance Dollars

Exports for the month totaled $194.9 billion, down from $196.4 billion. Exports of goods fell to $134.3 billion from $136.8 billion and exports of services increased to $60.6 billion from $59.6 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $241.4 billion, up from $236.2 billion. Imports of goods decreased to $200.3 billion from $195.9 billion and imports of services were $41.2 billion from $40.3 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Trade Balance

U.S. Monthly Trade Deficit Falls To $39.0 Billion

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of November was $39.0 billion, a decrease from than the $42.2 billion deficit in October.

Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $196.4 billion, down from $198.3 billion. Exports of goods fell to $136.7 billion from $138.6 billion and exports of services decreased to $59.6 billion from $59.7 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $235.4 billion, down from $240.6 billion. Imports of goods decreased to $195.0 billion from $200.2 billion and imports of services were little changed at $40.4 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Rolling Trade Balance

U.S. Trade Deficit Decreases To $43.4 Billion In October

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of October was $43.4 billion, a slight decrease from than the $43.6 billion deficit in September.

Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $197.5 billion, up from $195.2 billion. Exports of goods rose to $138.0 billion from $136.0 billion and exports of services increased to $59.5 billion from $59.2 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $241.0 billion, up from $238.8 billion. Imports of goods increased to $200.7 billion from $198.7 billion and imports of services increased to $40.3 billion from $40.1 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Trade Deficit

U.S. Trade Deficit Increases To $43.0 Billion In September

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of September was $43.0 billion, an increase from than the $40.0 billion deficit in August.

Balance Monthly

Exports for the month totaled $195.6 billion, down from $198.6 billion. Exports of goods fell to $136.1 billion from $138.7 billion and exports of services decreased to $59.5 billion from $59.9 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $238.6 billion, little changed from August. Imports of goods decreased to $198.7 billion from $198.9 billion and imports of services increased to $39.9 billion from $39.7 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Trade Balance

U.S. Trade Deficit Decreases To $40.1 Billion In August

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of August was $40.1 billion. That is an improvement from the $40.3 billion deficit in July, and is the lowest the deficit has been since January.

Balance

Exports for the month totaled $198.5 billion, up from $198.0 billion. Exports of goods were little changed at $138.8 billion and exports of services increased to $59.7 billion from $59.3 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $238.6 billion, up from $238.3 billion. Imports of goods increased to $198.7 billion from $198.6 billion and imports of services increased to $39.9 billion from $39.8 billion.

Imports

The chart below shows the rolling 12-month trade balance as a percentage of exports to provide better perspective of the relative size of the deficit over time.

Balance Percent