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Monthly Trade Highlights

June 2014 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 June 1992 statistics.

All Values in billions of dollars

Percent Change from Prior Month

  June 2014 (Billions of $) May 2014 (Billions of $) Percent Change from Prior Month Last time the Increase/Decrease in Percent Change was larger/When it Occured
Goods and Services
Balance -$41.5 -$44.7 -7.0% -8.0% October 2013 - November 2013
Exports $195.9 $195.6 0.1% 1.1% April 2014 - May 2014
Imports $237.4 $240.3 -1.2% -2.2% May 2013 - June 2013
Goods (BOP Basis)
Balance -$60.3 -$63.3 -4.8% -5.2% October 2013 - November 2013
Exports $136.9 $136.7 0.1% 1.3% April 2014 - May 2014
Imports $197.2 $200.1 -1.4% -2.8% May 2013 - June 2013

 

Dollar Change From Prior Month

  June 2014 (Billions of $) May 2014 (Billions of $) Dollar Change From Prior Month Last time the Increase/Decrease in Dollar Change was larger/When it Occured
Goods and Services
Balance -$41.5 -$44.7 $3.1 $3.2 September 2013 - October 2013
Exports $195.9 $195.6 $0.3 $2.1 April 2014 - May 2014
Imports $237.4 $240.3 -$2.9 -$5.1 May 2013 - June 2013
Goods (BOP Basis)
Balance -$60.3 -$63.3 $3.0 $3.6 September 2013 - October 2013
Exports $136.9 $136.7 $0.1 $1.7 April 2014 - May 2014
Imports $197.2 $200.1 -$2.9 -$5.4 May 2013 - June 2013

  • June exports of goods and services ($195.9 billion), exports of goods ($136.9 billion), and exports of services ($59.0 billion)
    were the highest on record.
  • June imports of services ($40.2 billion) were the highest on record.

Goods on a Census Basis (seasonally adjusted)

Balance

  • The June petroleum deficit ($14.7 billion) was the lowest since May 2009 ($13.9 billion).

Exports

  • June exports of automotive vehicles, parts, and engines ($13.7 billion) were the highest on record.
  • June exports of consumer goods ($17.2 billion) were the highest on record.

Imports

  • June imports of foods, feeds, and beverages ($10.8 billion) were the highest on record.
  • June imports of petroleum ($27.4 billion) were the lowest since November 2010 ($27.2 billion).

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

  • June exports to Canada ($27.6 billion) were the highest on record.
  • June imports from Canada ($30.3 billion) were the highest since July 2008 ($32.2 billion).

June 2014
Trade Numbers

Deficit: $41.5 Billion
Exports: $195.9 Billion
Imports: $237.4 Billion

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