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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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April 4, 2017  

Canada hits economic pothole in February, posts surprise trade deficit

Economists had expected another surplus – about $500 million.

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December 6, 2016  

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

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

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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.

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October 6, 2015  

Trade deficit grows to $2.5B in August compared with $817M deficit in July

Numbers buoyed by a 3.1% increase in motor vehicle exports to $7.8 billion.

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September 3, 2015  

StatsCan says trade deficit narrows to $593M for July

Exports rose 2.3% to nearly $45.5 billion and were concentrated in non-energy products.

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July 8, 2015  

Trade deficit grew to $3.3B in May: StatsCan

Exports to countries other than the US fall 1.6% to $10 billion.

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May 6, 2015  

US trade deficit swells to 6-year high of $51.4B in March

Commerce Department says data reflects flood of imports.

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May 5, 2015  

Trade deficit increased to $3B in March, StatsCan says

Deficit was far bigger than the $850 million that economists had expected.

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March 11, 2014  

Unions denounce South Korea free trade deal

Unifor, USW cite growing trade deficit as a potential threat to Canadian auto sector, jobs.

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December 4, 2013  

Exports, imports down in October, trade surplus hits $75M

Transportation related industries contributed to the decline in exports: Statistics Canada.

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October 8, 2013  

Trade deficit up in August as imports, exports grow: StatsCan

Demand for energy products, motor vehicles and parts, and aircraft lead imports jump.

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September 4, 2013  

Higher imports, lower exports push trade deficit up in July

Canada merchandise trade deficit with the world grew to $931 million in July from $460 million in June.

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July 24, 2013  

Japan logs smaller than expected $1.8B trade deficit in June

A weakening Japanese yen has helped export manufacturing, especially for machinery and autos.

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September 12, 2012  

US trade deficit widens to $42 billion, but exports to Europe drop sharply

US exports fall 1% to $183.3 billion, lowered by weak auto, telecommunications and heavy machinery sales.

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August 10, 2012  

Outlook for US economy improves: fewer layoffs, more exports

163,000 jobs in July, the biggest increase since February.

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July 11, 2012  

US trade deficit falls to $48.7 billion as exports rise

Deficit reduction helped by cheaper oil that lowered imports and more exports to Europe and China.