Lack of trade United States In September, it rose to a seven-month high since imports saw a record high rise due to strong domestic demand, which offset the growth in exports.
The Ministry of Commerce announced that the gap grew by 1.3% to $ 54,000 million in the fourth consecutive month of growth. August's value was revised to $ 53.300 million instead of $ 53.2 million previously reported.
Trade deficit with China – a politically sensitive indicator – rose by 4,3% to $ 40.2 billion.
Economic analysts in the Reuters poll predict that the shortage of trade may increase to $ 53.6 billion in September.