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