U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, February 2019

February 2019:
-$49.4 billion
January 2019:
-$51.1 billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in February 2019 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $51.1 billion in January (revised) to $49.4 billion in February, as exports increased more than imports. The previously published January deficit was $51.1 billion. The goods deficit decreased $1.2 billion in February to $72.0 billion. The services surplus increased $0.5 billion in February to $22.6 billion.

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  • Current Release: April 17, 2019
  • Next release: May 9, 2019

What is Trade in Goods and Services?

Trade in goods and services between U.S. residents and residents of other countries each month. U.S. sales are exports and U.S. purchases are imports. The difference between the exports and imports is the trade balance. 

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