LONGVIEW – The March 2013 international trade deficit decreased 11.0 percent from February 2013, to $38.8 billion. Exports fell 0.9 percent, to $184.3 billion, and imports declined 2.8 percent, to $223.1 billion.
U.S. Trade Balance is a monthly report, with revisions, based on data co-released by the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, of the difference between the dollar value of exports and imports. Foreign trade is an important component of aggregate economic activity, representing a significant portion of gross domestic product. Businesses and investors rely upon economic indicators to make daily decisions. It’s important to put these decisions
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Chris Bryant is an American financial advisor.