Economies

US Trade Deficit Falls 8 Percent in January

In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, the Space Needle towers in the background beyond a container ship anchored in Elliott Bay near downtown Seattle. The Commerce Department releases international trade data for January on Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
In this Feb. 15, 2015 file photo, the Space Needle towers in the background beyond a container ship anchored in Elliott Bay near downtown Seattle. The Commerce Department releases international trade data for January on Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

WASHINGTON—The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department said Friday that the deficit fell 8.3 percent...




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