U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, September 2023

September 2023
-$61.5 B
August 2023
-$58.7 B

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in September 2023 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $58.7 billion in August (revised) to $61.5 billion in September as imports increased more than exports. The goods deficit increased $1.7 billion in September to $86.3 billion. The services surplus decreased $1.2 billion in September to $24.8 billion.

  • Current Release: November 7, 2023
  • Next release: December 6, 2023

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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