U.S. trade with the world rose to $1.89 trillion through the first six months of 2017, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
That’s a 6.88 percent increase over the same time period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 6.49 percent to $757.52 billion and imports climbed 7.13 percent to $1.14 trillion. The overall trade deficit was $377.8 billion up compared to the same period last year, when the deficit was $348.36 billion. Read more