TITLE

April Trade Deficit Narrows to $42 Billion

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Emily
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/16/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31657, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The U.S. trade deficit decreased 2.0%, or roughly $900 million, to $42 billion in April 2003. In April, the deficit of goods and services rose to 22.8% or $7.8 billion, from April 2002. The January-April 2003 deficit of $178.1 billion is 26.1%, or $36.8 billion, larger than the same period a year ago, which posted a deficit of $141.3 billion. Meanwhile, the January-April 2003 petroleum deficit of $40.6 billion rose to 61.3%, or $15.4 billion, from the same period last year, when the petroleum deficit was $25.2 billion.
ACCESSION #
10104690

 

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