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