U.S. trade with the world rose to $2.7 trillion through the first nine months of 2016, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
That’s a 4.30 percent decrease since the same time period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 5.17 percent to $1.07 trillion and imports dropped 3.72 percent to $1.62 trillion. The overall trade deficit was $546.8 billion down compared to the same period last year, when the deficit was $550.92 billion. Read more.