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Monthly Trade Highlights

June 2015 Press Highlights

This page shows the Balance, Exports and Imports for the current month and prior month, along with the percent change and dollar change between the two. The last column of the table shows the last time the percent change (or dollar change) was larger. Some interesting facts about this month's International Trade in Goods and Services report can be found at the bottom of the page.

Goods and Services on a Balance of Payments (BOP) Basis, seasonally adjusted - series began with January 1992 statistics.

All Values in billions of dollars

Percent Change from Prior Month

  June 2015 (Billions of $) May 2015 (Billions of $) Percent Change from Prior Month Last time the Increase/Decrease in Percent Change was larger/When it Occured
Goods and Services
Balance -$43.8
-$40.9 7.1%

35.8% February 2015 - March 2015

Exports $188.6 $188.7 -0.1% -0.7% April 2015 - May 2015
Imports $232.4 $229.7 1.2%

6.5% February 2015 - March 2015

Goods (BOP Basis)
Balance

-$63.5

-$60.6 4.8% 22.7% February 2015 - March 2015
Exports $127.6 $127.8 -0.2%

-1.2% April 2015 - May 2015

Imports $191.1 $188.4 1.4% 7.5 February 2015 - March 2015

 

Dollar Change From Prior Month

  June 2015 (Billions of $) May 2015 (Billions of $) Dollar Change From Prior Month Last time the Increase/Decrease in Dollar Change was larger/When it Occured
Goods and Services
Balance -$43.8
-$40.9 -$2.9

-$13.3 February 2015 - March 2015

Exports $188.6 $188.7 -$0.1 -$1.4 April 2015 - May 2015
Imports $232.4 $229.7

$2.8

$14.6 February 2015 - March 2015
Goods (BOP Basis)
Balance

-$63.5

-$60.6 -$2.9 -$13.0 February 2015 - March 2015
Exports $127.6 $127.8 -$0.2 -$1.6 April 2015 - May 2015
Imports $191.1 $188.4 $2.7 $13.7 February 2015 - March 2015

  • June exports of services ($61.0 billion) were the highest on record.

Goods on a Census Basis (seasonally adjusted)

Imports

  • June imports of foods, feeds, and beverages ($11.1 billion) were the highest on record.
  • June imports of automotive vehicles, parts, and engines ($29.8 billion) were the highest on record.

Country and Other Highlights (Census Basis, not seasonally adjusted)

  • The June deficit with the European Union ($14.5 billion) and June imports from the European Union ($37.4 billion) were the highest on record.
  • The June deficit with Mexico ($6.1 billion) was the highest since May 2012 ($6.4 billion).








June 2015
Trade in Goods
and Services

Deficit: $43.8 Billion
Exports: $188.6 Billion
Imports: $232.4 Billion

Next release: September 3, 2015
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