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[IWS] BEA: U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES - December 2013 [6 February 2014]

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 - December 2013 [6 February 2014]

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/trad1213.htm

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/pdf/trad1213.pdf

[full-text, 50 pages]

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/xls/trad1213.xls

[spreadsheet]

and

Highlights

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/pdf/trad1213_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 December exports of $191.3 billion and imports of $230.0 billion resulted

in a goods and services deficit of $38.7 billion, up from $34.6 billion in November, revised.

December exports were $3.5 billion less than November exports of $194.8 billion. December imports

were $0.6 billion more than November imports of $229.4 billion.

 

In December, the goods deficit increased $4.6 billion from November to $58.8 billion, and the services

surplus increased $0.4 billion from November to $20.1 billion. Exports of goods decreased $4.3 billion

to $132.8 billion, and imports of goods increased $0.3 billion to $191.6 billion. Exports of services

increased $0.8 billion to $58.5 billion, and imports of services increased $0.3 billion to $38.4

billion.

 

The goods and services deficit increased $0.4 billion from December 2012 to December 2013. Exports

were up $2.6 billion, or 1.4 percent, and imports were up $3.0 billion, or 1.3 percent.

 

AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....

 

 

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