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[IWS] BEA: U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES - October 2013 [4 December 2013]

IWS Documented News Service

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES - October 2013 [4 December 2013]

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2013/trad1013.htm

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2013/pdf/trad1013.pdf

[full-text, 50 pages]

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2013/xls/trad1013.xls

[spreadsheet]

and

Highlights

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2013/pdf/trad1013_fax.pdf

 

 

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 October exports of $192.7 billion and imports of $233.3 billion resulted

in a goods and services deficit of $40.6 billion, down from $43.0 billion in September, revised.

October exports were $3.4 billion more than September exports of $189.3 billion. October imports

were $1.0 billion more than September imports of $232.3 billion.

 

In October, the goods deficit decreased $2.2 billion from September to $60.2 billion, and the

services surplus increased $0.1 billion from September to $19.6 billion. Exports of goods increased

$3.0 billion to $135.3 billion, and imports of goods increased $0.8 billion to $195.5 billion.

Exports of services increased $0.4 billion to $57.4 billion, and imports of services increased

$0.3 billion to $37.8 billion.

 

The goods and services deficit decreased $2.0 billion from October 2012 to October 2013. Exports

were up $10.0 billion, or 5.5 percent, and imports were up $8.0 billion, or 3.6 percent.

 

 

 

 

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