U.S. rubber deficit climbs 14% in April

October 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;10/20/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. rubber product trade deficit rose to $717.6 million in April 2008. Exports climbed 12.2 percent to $2.49 billion, and imports gained 7.8 percent to $5.02 billion. Through four months of 2008, the rubber product trade deficit was up 3.8 percent from the like period in 2007 to $2.53 billion.


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