U.S. trade with the world rose to $2.86 trillion through the first nine months of 2017, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
That’s a 6.19 percent increase over the same time period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 5.97 percent to $1.14 trillion and imports climbed 6.33 percent to $1.72 trillion. The overall trade deficit was $585.16 billion up compared to the same period last year, when the deficit was $546.8 billion. Read more