September 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $63.9 billion in September from $67.0 billion in August (revised), as exports increased more than imports.

August 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $67.1 billion in August from $63.4 billion in July (revised), as imports increased more than exports. (October 6, 2020)

FEMA’S ‘Project Airbridge’ Takes Flight With 25 UPS Charter Flights, Dedicated FEMA Distribution Center

Update: 200+ flights added to support Project Airbridge, other healthcare-related missions
Effort is helping meet urgent needs

UPS announced April 17 it’s adding over 200 flights to support Project Airbridge and other healthcare-related missions. A majority of these flights will carry needed supplies to the U.S. and Europe. UPS is shipping personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, emergency room monitoring equipment, test kits and more.

Feb 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $39.9 billion in February from $45.5 billion in January (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.

February 2020: 39.9° $ billion
January 2020 (r): 45.5° $ billion

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $52.5 billion in September from $55.0 billion in August (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.

September 2019: 52.5° $ billion
August 2019 (r): 55.0° $ billion

Dutch Official Explores Local Business Opportunities, Partnerships

Representatives from the Netherlands were in the Wilmington area Wednesday to explore business opportunities and potential partnerships in Southeastern North Carolina.

September 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $63.9 billion in September from $67.0 billion in August (revised), as exports increased more than imports.

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August 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $67.1 billion in August from $63.4 billion in July (revised), as imports increased more than exports. (October 6, 2020)

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FEMA’S ‘Project Airbridge’ Takes Flight With 25 UPS Charter Flights, Dedicated FEMA Distribution Center

Update: 200+ flights added to support Project Airbridge, other healthcare-related missions
Effort is helping meet urgent needs

UPS announced April 17 it’s adding over 200 flights to support Project Airbridge and other healthcare-related missions. A majority of these flights will carry needed supplies to the U.S. and Europe. UPS is shipping personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, emergency room monitoring equipment, test kits and more.

read more

Feb 2020 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $39.9 billion in February from $45.5 billion in January (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.

February 2020: 39.9° $ billion
January 2020 (r): 45.5° $ billion

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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $52.5 billion in September from $55.0 billion in August (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.

September 2019: 52.5° $ billion
August 2019 (r): 55.0° $ billion

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Leland Business Park Could Become Foreign Trade Zone [StarNews]

A group is working to breathe new life into the Leland Industrial Park.

The 600-acre park is already home to several successful businesses — Victaulic, Bradford Products, Tritech Forensics and Coca-Cola, to name a few — and it houses Brunswick Community College’s Business Incubator.

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May 2019 Trade Deficit Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $55.5 billion in May from $51.2 billion in April (revised), as imports increased more than exports.

May 2019: 55.5° $ billion
April 2019 (r): 51.2° $ billion

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March 2019 Trade Data Report

The nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $50.0 billion in March from $49.3 billion in February (revised), as imports increased more than exports.

March 2019: 50.0° $ billion
February 2019 (r): 49.3° $ billion

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