U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, February 2020

February 2020:
-$39.9 billion
January 2020:
-$45.5 billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in February 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $45.5 billion in January (revised) to $39.9 billion in February, as imports decreased more than exports. The previously published January deficit was $45.3 billion. The goods deficit decreased $5.9 billion in February to $61.2 billion. The services surplus decreased $0.4 billion in February to $21.3 billion.

  • Current Release: April 2, 2020
  • Next release: May 5, 2020

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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