December 2018 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $59.8 billion in December from $50.3 billion in November (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

December 2018: 59.8° $ billion
November 2018 (r): 50.3° $ billion

October 2018 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $55.5 billion in October from $54.6 billion in September (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

October 2018: 55.5° $ billion
September 2018 (r): 54.6° $ billion

September 2018 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $54.0 billion in September from $53.3 billion in August (revised), as imports increased more than exports.

September 2018: 54.0° $ billion
August 2018 (r): 53.3° $ billion

Trade Deficit Grows as Exports Continue Decline

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $53.2 billion in August from $50.0 billion in July (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

August 2018: 53.2° $ billion
July 2018 (r): 50.0° $ billion

Trade Deficit Grows as Exports Decline

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $50.1 billion in July from $45.7 billion in June (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.

July 2018: 50.1° $ billion
June 2018 (r): 45.7° $ billion

Attorney: Businesses should prepare for trade war impacts

Businesses, whether currently impacted by the status of the nation’s trade war or not, should be keeping an eye on the evolving tariffs situation between the U.S. and other countries.

FTPC Adds RSM’s Charles Craft to Board

PRESS RELEASE — April 5, 2018 The Foreign Trade Promotion Council (FTPC) announced today that H. Charles Craft III, a partner with RSM US LLP(http://rsmus.com/) (“RSM”) is a new board member. RSM US LLP is the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting...

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2018 North Carolina Ag Export Seminar

Are you a current agricultural exporter or interested in learning more about exporting? The 2018 NC Ag Export Seminar is your opportunity to network with industry professionals experienced in trade finance, logistics, documentation, international market research and...

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Export Decline Drives Up Monthly Trade Deficit

March 13, 2018 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The U.S. trade deficit in goods and services increased 6.6 percent in January to $56.6 billion, the largest monthly shortfall in nearly a decade, according to trade statistics released by the Department of...

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4 things to know about ILM’s trade zone

As of September, 150 acres of land at the Wilmington International Airport is part of an expanded foreign trade zone, adding to the Port of Wilmington. The region will also benefit from this expansion, as magnet sites, like the airport, have the ability to expedite...

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Wilmington – Trading With The World

Wilmington has positioned itself to play a critical role in increasing the region’s global trade with the rest of the world. That was the sentiment at a recent foreign trade conference in the Port City on Oct. 12 organized by the Foreign Trade Promotion Council...

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Welcome to a Newer, Bigger, Better Trade Zone

Foreign trade between North Carolina and the world is expected to increase, with the recent expansion of Foreign Trade Zone 214, and all that FTZ 214 promises across the 22 counties it includes in the southeastern part of the state. That was the big topic of...

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Foreign Trade Zone: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

An expanded Foreign Trade Zone #214 is now an approved reality for eastern North Carolina. The U.S. Foreign Trade Zone Board has signed off on the application to expand the FTZ and change the zone from a traditional model to the newer, more flexible Alternative Site...

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UPS Opens Up Export Competition To Area Businesses

BY JENNY CALLISON UPS has launched a competition that could provide export assistance to area businesses interested in expanding to global markets. The $10,000 X-Port Challenge was announced this week by Wilmington’s Foreign Trade Promotion Council (FTPC), which is...

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