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

April 2020:
-$49.4 billion
March 2020:
-$42.3 billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in April 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $42.3 billion in March (revised) to $49.4 billion in April, as exports decreased more than imports. The previously published March deficit was $44.4 billion. The goods deficit increased $5.8 billion in April to $71.8 billion. The services surplus decreased $1.3 billion in April to $22.4 billion.

  • Current Release: June 4, 2020
  • Next release: July 2, 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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