US October trade balance -$55.5B vs -$55.0B expected

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

October 2018 trade balance data

  • Largest deficit since 2008
  • Prior was -$54.0B (revised to $54.6B)
  • Exports -0.1%
  • Imports +0.2%
  • Goods deficit $78.11B
  • Services surplus $22.62B
  • US-China October deficit $43.1B vs $40.24B prior
  • OPEC deficit $2.45B vs $1.98B prior
  • Capital goods imports $56.91B vs $60.06B prior

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