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June exports outpace imports; exports to China at 2019 levels

August 5, 2020
U.S. exports were $13.6 billion higher in June than in May, outpacing an increase in imports of $9.5 billion, according to Census Bureau data released on Wednesday. However, import and export numbers are still lower than last year’s, through June, the report shows: Exports are down $199.1 billion -- 15.7 percent -- and imports are down $222.3 billion, or 14.2 percent. The year-to-date goods and services deficit is down $23.1 billion through the first six months of the year, a...

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