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Trump’s favorite trade-war scorecard posts its best figure in 17 months — but data shows overall growth is slowing

The trade balance is driven by a variety of factors, including how much a country borrows from abroad and foreign exchange rates.

Even a ceasefire in the US-China trade war might not be enough to spark corporate spending, analyst says

According to analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the US trade deficit sits at 3.1% of gross domestic product.

Trump’s trade war is expanding to Japan, and a deal with the world’s third largest economy won’t be easy

Not content with worrying investors over just the ongoing US-China trade war, President Trump has extended his policies on trade to Japan.

Trump made shrinking the US trade deficit a major goal of his trade war, but it’s instead ballooned to $621 billion — the highest since 20...

President Donald Trump made reducing the trade deficit a key goal of his trade war, but the measure just hit its largest mark since 2008.

Trump is failing to achieve one of the biggest goals of his trade war, and he only has himself to blame

President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods are driving up the trade deficit, the opposite of the president's stated goal for the trade war.

Trump is losing the trade war with China based on his favorite report card, and it’s probably going to keep getting worse

The US trade deficit hit the highest level since 2008 in October and a big reason was President Donald Trump's own policies.

Trump’s favorite trade war report card is looking uglier than ever

The US goods trade deficit expanded to a record level in October. President Donald Trump made the deficit's reduction a main goal of his trade war.
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Trump’s favorite report card for the trade war keeps getting uglier

The US trade deficit increased in the month of August due to a nosedive in exports, especially soybeans. The trade deficit with Canada also increased. President Donald Trump has made the reduction of the trade deficit one of the key goals of the tariffs and trade war policy.
President Donald Trump

Trump is losing the trade war with China and the EU, based on his favorite report card

The US trade deficit widened in July and the deficits with China and the European Union both hit record highs. The increases came despite President Donald Trump's tariffs on those countries and trade war fight.
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Trump’s favorite trade measure got worse in the first full month of the trade war

President Donald Trump has said that reducing the US goods trade deficit is a key goal of his tariffs. But in the first full month of the trade war the deficit actually increased according to advance data from the US Census Bureau.