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Trump’s Trade Deficit Success Could Prove Short-Lived

U.S. trade activity grew by 0.8% year over year in February, the slowest rate in 30 months and the result of a 1.0% drop in imports of goods. The latter was the first decline since Sept. 2016 and resulted in a year-over-year decline in the trade-in-goods deficit of $4.1 billion to reach $72.0 ... Read more →


Two-Speed Export Economy Apparent as India’s Exports Rebound

India’s international trade activity increased 5.3% year over year in March. While imports returned to growth with an increase of 1.4% that was solely due to raised oil imports. Exports meanwhile surged 11.0% higher, the best since October, and did even better when excluding energy. India join... Read more →


The Remarkable Resilience of America’s Demand for Imports

U.S. seaborne imports returned to growth in March with a 6.7% year over year expansion following a 4.1% drop in February. The improvement came despite a 3.9% drop in imports from China, which likely reflects the effective implementation of U.S. tariffs. That’s been offset by a 17.8% surg... Read more →


China’s Sentiment Swallow Does Not Make A Cyclical Spring

Export order sentiment among China’s businesses improved in March with the latest CFLP reading of 47.1% compared to 45.2% result in February. That may reflect optimism around U.S.-China trade negotiations but is still in contractionary territory. It also represents a seasonal rebound after the... Read more →


Chips Chip Away At South Korea’s Export Performance in March

South Korea’s trade downturn entered a fourth month in March after bilateral trade in goods fell 7.5% year over year in March. Exports fell 8.2% compared to 8.7% in the first two months of the year while imports fell 6.6%. The electronics sector has been the main driver of South Korea’s trade ... Read more →

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