Trade Deficit Declines in December

The goods and services deficit was $66.6 billion in December, down $2.4 billion from $69.0 billion in November, revised. (BEA)

December exports were $190.0 billion, $6.2 billion more than November exports. December imports were $256.6 billion, $3.8 billion more than November imports.

The December decrease in the goods and services deficit reflected a decrease in the goods deficit of $2.8 billion to $84.2 billion and a decrease in the services surplus of $0.4 billion to $17.5 billion.