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2009-08-12 09:06:27

Canada's trade deficit with the rest of the world was cut by half, or $55 million, in June as exports rose and imports declined, Statistics Canada reported. Exports increased 2.3 percent to just under $29.3 billion in June, ending three consecutive monthly declines, while imports fell 1.3 percent to just over $29.3 billion. That lowered the country's global trade deficit, excluding the United States, from $1.1 billion in May, the report said. Exports to the United States climbed 5.1 percent,...

2009-06-10 11:05:34

The U.S. trade deficit increased in April with exports and imports both shrinking during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Wednesday. Exports in April declined by $2.8 billion compared to March.

2009-06-10 10:17:04

Canadian exports fell 5.1 percent to $30.8 billion in April as imports dipped 1.5 percent to $31 billion, Statistics Canada reported from Ottawa Wednesday. Exports have fallen $13.6 billion or 30.6 percent since July 2008, with more than 80 percent of the decline occurring from November 2008 to January 2009, the agency said.

2009-05-12 09:45:49

Canada posted a $953 million trade surplus, more than double analysts' expectations, as imports fell twice as fast as exports, the government reported Tuesday. The March surplus, which many analysts expected to be around $429 million, topped February's slim $225 million surplus, Statistics Canada said. Imports

2009-04-23 16:21:58

Japan's trade balance recorded its first deficit in 28 years in the fiscal year ending March 31, the Finance Ministry said. The trade balance came in with a $7.3 billion gap, as exports dropped 16.4 percent and imports fell far less, dropping 4.1 percent. Neither exports nor imports had fallen in the past seven years, Kyodo news agency reported Thursday. Vehicle exports to Europe and the United States declined, as did the export of electronics equipment to other Asian countries.

2009-03-13 11:01:52

Canada's international trade took a battering in January, with exports falling 9 percent and imports off 7.9 percent, Statistics Canada reported Friday. Exports totaled $31.7 billion, while imports were valued at $32.7 billion, the agency said. That widened Canada's international trade deficit to $993 million in January from $652 million in December 2008, StatsCan said. Exports to the United States fell 8.9 percent to $23.3 billion, largely reflecting drops in automotive products and crude...

2009-02-11 08:27:08

Canada recorded its first monthly international trade deficit since 1976 in December, which had declines in imports and exports, Statistics Canada reported. Exports dropped 9.7 percent to $35.3 billion and imports fell 5.7 percent to $35.8 billion, the federal agency said. This resulted in a trade deficit of $458 million compared with a trade surplus of $1.2 billion in November, StatsCan said, noting it was the first trade deficit since March 1976. Exports to the United States dropped 10...

2009-01-23 15:54:38

Japan's trade surplus plunged sharply in 2008, falling 80 percent to $24.4 billion, the Finance Ministry said. Exports in the year reached $916.7 billion, while imports came in at $892.3 billion, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported. A sharp decline in exports resulted in a trade deficit in the second half of the year, reflecting economic struggles in Europe and the United States, two critical export markets. Exports in 2008 to the United States fell 15.8 percent.

2009-01-13 08:37:11

Canadian exports and imports declined in November, both associated with the price of crude petroleum products, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. Imports were down 4.8 percent to $38 billion, with volume down 2.3 percent, StatsCan said. Exports slid for the fourth month in a row, dropping 6.8 percent to $39.2 billion ...

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