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July 4, 2019  

US trade deficit rises to five month high of US$55.5B in May

The goods gap with China widened 12.2% to US$30.2 billion.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 6, 2019  

Trade deficit in April shrank to $966M: Statistics Canada [UPDATED]

Smaller-than-expected deficit came as exports rose 1.3% for the month.

News Manufacturing Economy General
March 27, 2019  

Trade deficit shrinks to $4.2B in January: Statistics Canada

Total exports rose 2.9% to $47.6 billion, the first increase since July 2018.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 6, 2019  

A record breaking US trade deficit: Does it really matter?

The U.S. trade gap in goods and services reached US$621 billion last year, its highest total since 2008.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 4, 2018  

Trump wants China to reduce trade deficit by $200B by 2020

Included demands that China immediately stop providing subsidies to industries listed in a key industrial plan.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 15, 2018  

Trump admits making up facts about trade deficit in meeting with Trudeau

Document he signed states Canada is among the few countries in the world with whom the US runs a surplus.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 2, 2017  

China responds to Trump: Never sought a trade surplus

Hopes to work out differences through negotiations to ensure steady growth of bilateral trade and economic ties.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 18, 2017  

Canada heartened by new congressional research report on NAFTA

Research shows no clear path for Trump to reduce the US trade deficit with Mexico.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 6, 2017  

May trade deficit grew to $1.1 billion, StatsCan says

Increase in the trade deficit came as imports rose 2.4% to $49.8 billion, led by an increase in aircraft imports.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 4, 2017  

Canada hits economic pothole in February, posts surprise trade deficit

Economists had expected another surplus – about $500 million.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 6, 2016  

October trade deficit falls to $1.1B, smallest since January

Import volumes fall 6.2%, prices edge down 0.1%.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 6, 2016  

Trade deficit deepened in April/May, raising Q2 concerns

BMO calls it a worrying sign the transition away from energy sector-driven growth might be stalling.

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July 6, 2016  

Trade deficit hits record level in April; raises economic concerns

StatsCan trade figures provide Canada’s first glimpse of how the economy weathered the Alberta wildfires.

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May 4, 2016  

Trade deficit grows to record $3.4B in March: StatsCan

Exports to the US slipped 6.3% to $30.4 billion.

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February 8, 2016  

US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

Deficit with China set a record in 2015, rising 6.6% to $365.7 billion.