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U.S. exports of ATP declined less than other U.S. exports in 2009.
BEIJING, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, analyzes 2010 textile industry situation.
Drop Follows One Percent Gain in 2008 to Total $223 Billion WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After realizing modest gains in 2008, U.S.
Canadian imports rose 8.3 percent to $31.7 billion in July while exports grew 3.3 percent to $30.3 billion, Statistics Canada reported Thursday. That led to a monthly $1.4 billion trade deficit, up from $37 million in June, the agency said. The gain in imports halted four consecutive months of decline and was the result of an 8.7 percent rise in volumes as prices edged down 0.4 percent, the report said.
Japan's July trade surplus totaled 380 billion yen or $4.03 billion due to a sharp drop in imports while exports declined, the government said Wednesday. The July number was the sixth straight month of a surplus, the Finance Ministry said, Kyodo news reported. July exports fell 36.5 percent from a year earlier to 4,844.66 billion yen or $51.43 billion.
Prices for imported goods fell faster than prices for U.S. exports in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. The U.S. Import Price Index dropped 0.7 percent in the month, largely due to a 2.8 percent drop in petroleum prices.
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.
South Korea Monday reported its trade surplus in May totaled $5.15 billion, lower than April's $5.78 billion. The May numbers were largely the result of a sharp 40.4 percent decline in imports to $23.1 billion from the same month of last year, Yonhap news agency reported. May's exports totaled $28.2