Commentary: May’s Brexit deal ignores Leavers’ real grievance

Editor’s note: This article is posted because the UK’s trade deficit in goods was one reason voters approved Brexit last year. It parallels the trade deficit harm caused in the US. Excerpt: “One priority is a sustained effort to promote manufacturing, which provides well-paid jobs and is especially important in the Midlands, the north of England and Northern Ireland.…

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Monthly US Trade Deficit Rises $0.9B to $55.5B, Advanced Technology Deficit Surges 14% in October

Non-competitive Dollar, Front-Running of Tariffs Drive Up October Deficit, Imports By Jeff Ferry, CPA Research Director The monthly US trade deficit rose by $0.9 billion in October, reaching $55.5 billion, as exports fell slightly while imports rose by $600 million. The monthly data suggests that tariffs have yet to impact the trade picture. Anecdotal evidence…

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