The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods
and services deficit was $46.3 billion in June, up $3.2 billion from $43.2 billion in May, revised.
Exports, Imports, and Balance (exhibit 1)
June exports were $213.8 billion, $1.5 billion less than May exports. June imports were $260.2
billion, $1.6 billion more than May imports.
The June increase in the goods and services deficit reflected an increase in the goods deficit
of $3.1 billion to $68.8 billion and a decrease in the services surplus of less than $0.1 billion
to $22.5 billion.
Year-to-date, the goods and services deficit increased $19.6 billion, or 7.2 percent, from the
same period in 2017. Exports increased $103.6 billion or 9.0