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Falling US trade with Venezuela

Falling US trade with Venezuela

Posted by Dubraswka Aguilar on November 05, 2014

The US trade deficit with Venezuela rose from 1,334 million dollars in August to 1.485 million in September, the Commerce Department reported.

In the first nine months of the year the United States builds an imbalance of 16.126 million dollars with Venezuela, compared to 13.762 million between January and September 2013.

In the region, the US deficit in its trade with Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 31,930 million, compared to a deficit of $ 38.986 million in the same period of 2013. The deficit with Mexico rose from 4.429 million dollars in August to 4.833 million in September. From January to September, the US deficit with the southern neighbor totaled 39.255 million dollars, compared with 41,782,000 registered between January and September 2013.

In its trade with Colombia, the United States recorded a surplus in September 30 billion, after $ 270 million in August. So far this year, the US surplus with that country added 1,290 million, compared with a deficit of 3.614 million for the similar period of 2013.

The US surplus in trade in goods with Argentina fell from $ 542 million in August to 525 million in September.

Regarding Brazil, the US surplus grew from $ 955 million in August to 986 million in September, which in the first nine months of the year totaled 9.901 million, compared to US $ 12.288 million for the same period of the year above.

The surplus on trade in goods with Chile fell from $ 960 million in August to one of 890 million in September, adding a surplus of 5.295 million dollars so far this year compared with 4.802 million in the same period of 2013.

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