January Trade Deficit Up 5.3% to Record $68.5B

Ackerman, Andrew
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/10/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32336, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that the trade deficit of the United States has risen in January 2006. The deficit recorded a 5.3 percent increase or $3.4 billion. The Commerce Department reported that the month's goods and services deficit came as exports increased by 2.5 percent or $2.8 billion. Imports also rose by 3.5 percent or $6.2 billion.


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