Details of the February 2016 Us trade balance data report 5 April 2016

  • Prior -45.7bn. Revised to -45.9bn
  • Exports 1.0% vs -2.2% prior m/m
  • -4.2% vs -6.6% prior y/y
  • Imports 1.3% vs -1.2% prior m/m
  • 0.3% vs -4.5% prior y/y

Although the deficit widens the pick up in overall activity is good news. The adjusted inflation deficit stood at 63.3bn, the highest since Mar last year.

Trade by country

US trade balance