TITLE

Trade Deficit Hits Record As Industry Imports Rise

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Evan; Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/14/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 35, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase in the U.S. trade deficit in 2006. The deficit reached U.S. $ 763.6 billion, including apparel and textile imports that increased 2.6 percent. According to the Commerce Department, the deficit between how much more the U.S. buys from abroad than it sells grew 6.5 percent. China captured 35.7 percent of the apparel and textile import market and widened its trade gap in all goods by 15.4 percent.
ACCESSION #
24189752

 

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