Subject: Re: Tired of winning yet?
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10:12:37 AM UTC-5, xyzzy wrote:
> US trade gap hits $566 billion in 2017, highest since 2008
> By PAUL WISEMAN
> WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit hit the highest level in nine years in 2017, defying
President Donald Trump’s efforts to bring more balance to America’s trade relationships.
> The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the trade gap in goods and services rose to $566 billion
last year, the highest level since $708.7 billion in 2008. Imports set a record $2.9 trillion,
swamping exports of $2.3 trillion.
Please be aware that this number is worse than ANY year of the Obama administration. It was last
this bad in the last year of the Bush administration..