- 08 сентября 2011, 17:41
- Washington Post. Economy
WASHINGTON — A record level of exports and a drop in oil prices narrowed the U.S. trade deficit in July to its lowest point in three months. The jump in exports could give the economy a lift at time when it is at risk of another recession.
The trade deficit fell to $44.8 billion in July, down 13.1 percent from June, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
American manufacturers sold more cars, airplanes and industrial machinery in foreign markets. Exports rose 3.6 percent to a record $178 billion.Read full article >>