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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in March for a second month as the daily flow of imported crude oil dropped to the lowest level in 17 years. The deficit with China hit a three-year low.
he U.S. trade deficit widened in January, reflecting a big jump in oil imports and a drop in exports.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in May from April, a hopeful sign for economic growth. American companies sold more products in Europe and China, while cheaper oil lowered the amount spent on imports.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in May from April, helped by cheaper oil that lowered imports and an increase in American exports to Europe and China.
U.S. companies sold fewer products overseas in February, but the trade deficit narrowed because of a big decline in oil imports.
U.S. companies sold fewer products overseas in February but the trade deficit narrowed because of a big decline in oil imports.
The U.S. trade deficit surged in June to the highest level since October 2008 and imports of foreign consumer goods hit an all-time high. But U.S. exports faltered, representing a setback for American manufacturers.