Goods & Services Deficit Expanded by $8.1B in September

Washington, DC, November 4, 2021-The goods and services deficit was $80.9 billion in September, up $8.1 billion from $72.8 billion in August, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

September exports were $207.6 billion, $6.4 billion less than August exports. September imports were $288.5 billion, $1.7 billion more than August imports.

The September increase in the goods and services deficit reflected an increase in the goods deficit of $8.9 billion to $98.2 billion and an increase in the services surplus of $0.8 billion to $17.2 billion.

Year-to-date, the goods and services deficit increased $158.7 billion, or 33.1%, from the same period in 2020. Exports increased $274.1 billion or 17.4%. Imports increased $432.8 billion or 21.1%.

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