The trade picture brightened slightly for the United States in October as the trade deficit for goods and services fell to $40.6 billion, down from the revised $43 billion in September. October exports were up $3.4 billion from the September total of $189.3 billion, while October imports increased by $1 billion to $233.3 billion.
The goods deficit narrowed by $2.2 billion to $60.2 billion in October. Exports of goods increased $3 billion to $135.3 billion. The nation also imported more goods, up $0.8 billion to $195.5 billion in October....More