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the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise

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Analysts noted with irony the U.S. trade deficit has deteriorated despite Trump's protectionist trade policies that allegedly protect U.S.
Washington DC [United States], Jan 17 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump has told the Chinese President Xi Jinping that the growing U.S. trade deficit with Beijing "is not sustainable."
The September report showed the U.S. trade deficit with China rose 3.8 percent to a record high of $36.3 billion as imports reached a record.
The U.S. trade deficit in fresh and processed fruits and vegetables is part of a decade-long trend, with the gap widening amid continued gains in imports, according to the CRS report.
The U.S. trade deficits with the European Union and Canada also expanded in 2011.
A large jump in 2010 U.S. trade deficit over the previous year had little impact on the exchange market, they said.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed much more than expected in October, as exports rose a robust 3.2% and imports declined slightly in the face of slackening demand for industrial and petroleum products, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.
dollar exchange rate increased 20%, but for American trade still has substantial increased, which indicated thatexchange rate problem is not the main factor decided the trade balance, while force RMB appreciation also cannot relief U.S. trade deficit.
The U.S. trade deficit rose due to rising oil prices that
The U.S. trade deficit results from the monetary value of the total U.
Yet the U.S. trade deficit in manufactures rose from $324 billion in 2000 to $499 billion in 2007, and is cause for political as well as economic concern.
While the U.S. trade deficit requires more than $2 billion a day to finance, foreigners were net sellers of dollar-denominated assets to the tune of $69 billion in August, the largest single monthly decline in foreign holdings ever recorded.
The U.S. trade deficit is getting a boost from the dollar.
While the U.S. trade deficit requires more than $2 billion a day to finance, foreigners were net sellers of dollar-denominated assets, to the tune of $69 billion in August, the largest single monthly decline in foreign holdings ever recorded.
Any increase in the yuan would further increase the U.S. trade deficit, although it could benefit countries such as India and others to some extent.