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U.S. exports fell 1% in August

13/10/2012 14:12:00

The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday reported the country’s exports fell 1 percent in August to $181.3 billion. 

 

 Imports also declined 0.1 percent to $225.5 billion.
 
   Overall, the August U.S. trade deficit increased 4.1 percent from July to $44.2 billion. 
 
   The Obama administration said a bright spot in the August trade figures was service exports, which reached an all-time record of $52.8 billion.
 
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