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

April 2019:
-$50.8 billion
March 2019:
-$51.9 billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in April 2019 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $51.9 billion in March (revised) to $50.8 billion in April, as imports decreased more than exports. The previously published March deficit was $50.0 billion. The goods deficit decreased $1.0 billion in April to $71.7 billion. The services surplus increased $0.1 billion in April to $20.9 billion.

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  • Current Release: June 6, 2019
  • Next release: July 3, 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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