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

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows Further To $40.5 Billion In July

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of July was $40.5 billion. That is down from a $40.8 billion deficit in June, and is the lowest the deficit has been since January.

Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $198.0 billion, up from $196.2 billion. Exports of goods increased to $138.6 billion from $136.8 billion and exports of services increased slightly to $59.4 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $238.6 billion, down from $237.0 billion. Imports of goods increased to $198.8 billion from $197.2 billion and imports of services increased marginally to $39.8 billion.

Imports

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

Trade Stability

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows To $41.5 Billion In June

The U.S. international trade deficit during the month of June was $41.5 billion. That is down from a $44.7 billion deficit in May, and is the lowest the deficit has been since January.

Trade Balance

Exports for the month totaled $195.9 billion, up from $195.6 billion. Exports of goods increased to $136.9 billion from $136.7 billion and exports of services increased to $59.0 billion from $58.9 billion.

Exports

Imports for the month totaled $237.4 billion, down from $240.3 billion. Imports of goods decreased to $197.2 billion from $200.1 billion and imports of services increased marginally to $40.2 billion.

Imports

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

Rolling Balance