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[IWS] BEA: U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES March 2013 [2 May 2013]
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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
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U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES March 2013 [2 May 2013]
[full-text, 50 pages]
Goods and Services
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of
Commerce, announced today that total March exports of $184.3 billion and imports of $223.1
billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $38.8 billion, down from $43.6 billion in
February, revised. March exports were $1.7 billion less than February exports of $186.0
billion. March imports were $6.5 billion less than February imports of $229.6 billion.
In March, the goods deficit decreased $4.6 billion from February to $56.1 billion, and the
services surplus increased $0.2 billion from February to $17.3 billion. Exports of goods
decreased $1.8 billion to $130.3 billion, and imports of goods decreased $6.4 billion to
$186.5 billion. Exports of services increased $0.1 billion to $53.9 billion, and imports of
services decreased $0.1 billion to $36.6 billion.
The goods and services deficit decreased $12.9 billion from March 2012 to March 2013. Exports
were down $0.4 billion, or 0.2 percent, and imports were down $13.3 billion, or 5.6 percent.
AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....
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