FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Washington ~ The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released a report yesterday showing that the US goods and services deficit rose by nearly 17% compared to September.
The BEA report stated:
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $42.6 billion in October, up $6.4 billion from $36.2 billion in September, revised. October exports were $186.4 billion, $3.4 billion less than September exports. October imports were $229.0 billion, $3.0 billion more than September imports.