U.S. trade with the world rose to $2.39 trillion through the first eight months of 2016, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
That’s a 4.60 percent decrease since the same time period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 5.72 percent to $950.27 billion and imports dropped 3.84 percent to $1.44 trillion. The overall trade deficit was $485.45 billion up compared to the same period last year, when the deficit was $485.06 billion. Read more.