U.S. trade decreases 5.32 percent through June
U.S. trade with the world rose to $1.77 trillion through the first six months of 2016, according to a WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
That’s a 5.32 percent decrease since the same time period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 6.49 percent to $711.36 billion and imports dropped 4.52 percent to $1.06 trillion. The overall trade deficit was $348.36 billion down compared to the same period last year, when the deficit was $349.16 billion. Read more.