Exports Help U.S. Trim Trade Deficit

March 2008
Metal Center News;Mar2008, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p50
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the assertion of the U.S. Commerce Department that trade deficit declined by $46 billion in 2007. According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), manufactured goods comprised 60 percent of the improvement and continued to drive the country's improved foreign trade performance. Vice president Frank Vargo for international economic affairs for NAM said that prices are once again competitive in world markets.


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