U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, July 2018

July 2018:
-$50.1 billion
June 2018:
-$45.7 billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in July 2018 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $45.7 billion in June (revised) to $50.1 billion in July, as exports decreased and imports increased. The previously published June deficit was $46.3 billion. The goods deficit increased $4.2 billion in July to $73.1 billion. The services surplus decreased $0.1 billion in July to $23.1 billion.

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  • Current release: September 5, 2018
  • Next release: October 5, 2018

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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