December Trade Deficit Up 1.5% to $65.7 Billion

February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32218, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the nation's trade deficit in December 2005 in the U.S. The author discusses the factors contributing to the increase in the nation's trade deficit. The author also presents the figures for exports of goods and services in 2005. The December 2005 exports figure came as goods exports increased 2.4 percent, or 1.9 billion dollar, to a record 79.0 billion dollar over November's revised 77.1 dollar billion level.


Related Articles

  • Trade Balance Slips Into Deficit.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;2/16/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 42, p7 

    Reports on the trade deficit posted by China in January 2004. Reasons for the trade deficit; Percentage increase in U.S. trade deficit with China.

  • U.S.-BANGLADESH RELATIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: People's Republic of;August 2005, p13 

    Provides information about the relation of Bangladesh in the U.S. Provision of food and development assistance to Bangladesh; Trade balance between the two countries; Participation of Bangladesh troops in the 1991 Gulf war coalition;

  • International Trade in Outermost Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Mayotte Island and French Overseas Departments. Candau, Fabien; Rey, Serge // European Journal of Comparative Economics;Jun2014 Special Issue, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p123 

    This article analyzes determinants of exports and imports by French overseas departments and reveals insights into the market access of these ultra-peripheral regions. Special attention focuses on Mayotte Island, which will take on the status of the "Outermost Region of Europe" in 2014. The...

  • Goal is to cut surplus to zero by 2010.  // World Trade;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p20 

    The article reports that the Chinese government plans to reduce its huge trade surplus to zero by 2010. To get there, the government will trim booming export growth and focus more on quality growth. China's trade surplus during the first eight months of this year 2006 hit $95.7 billion, well on...

  • The First Trade Deficit with China. Smith, Eremy N. // World Trade;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p74 

    The article presents a history of the first trade deficit with China. To solve a huge Chinese trade deficit, the British Empire's early answer was opium. Though China had nothing she wanted to buy abroad, she offered for export a commodity which in those days could be procured nowhere else,...

  • Trade deficit to shrink.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p5 

    This article informs that Vietnam's exports have been growing faster than imports in 2004 and as a result the full-year trade deficit will narrow. Faster-than-expected growth in exports is mostly due to the higher price of oil, of which Vietnam is a net exporter. Vietnam's exports during the...

  • Chinese Dreams.  // Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;Jun2006, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p3 

    The article looks into the significance major Chinese investments in the manufacturing industry in Morocco. The author contended that it is necessary for the country to address the growing trade deficit in addition to its plans for tourism. China is primarily interested in Africa in terms of...

  • International Briefs.  // Marketing News;12/1/1978, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p2 

    Reports on the merchandise trade deficit in the U.S. in the third quarter of 1978. Comparison of the trade deficit with the financial results in the second quarter; Increase in the export and import levels in the country; Factors contributing to the improved export levels in the nation.

  • External Sector.  // Montenegro Economic Trends;Dec2005, Issue 21, p76 

    Explores data on the foreign trade sector of Montenegro for the first three quarters of 2005. Amount of total goods exports; Level of machine and transport equipment imports; Trade deficit and current account deficit.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics