TITLE

May Trade Deficit Grows 0.8% to $63.8B

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/13/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32422, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the trade deficit of the U.S. widened slightly in May 2006, according to data released by Commerce Department. The deficit rose by 0.8 percent or $500 million to $63.8 billion as Americans imported more petroleum and other energy products. The May figure was lower than the shortfall projected by analysts and followed a revised deficit of $63.3 billion in April.
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21657453

 

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