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[IWS] BEA: U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES August 2013 [24 October 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 August 2013 [24 October 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 August exports of $189.2 billion and imports of $228.0
billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $38.8 billion, up from $38.6 billion in
July, revised. August exports were $0.1 billion less than July exports of $189.3 billion.
August imports were virtually unchanged at $228.0 billion.
In August, the goods deficit increased $0.1 billion from July to $58.2 billion, and the
services surplus was virtually unchanged at $19.4 billion. Exports of goods decreased $0.3
billion to $132.4 billion, and imports of goods decreased $0.1 billion to $190.7 billion.
Exports of services increased $0.1 billion to $56.8 billion, and imports of services increased
$0.2 billion to $37.4 billion.
The goods and services deficit decreased $5.2 billion from August 2012 to August 2013. Exports
were up $7.2 billion, or 3.9 percent, and imports were up $1.9 billion, or 0.9 percent.
AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....
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