August 2017 US trade balance details 05 October 2017

  • Prior -43.7bn. Revised to -43.6bn
  • Exports 0.4% vs -0.2% prior
  • Imports -0.1% vs -0.2% prior
  • Commerce dept says that impacts from hurricanes will likely be reflected in upcoming trade numbers

Also out;

  • August  2017 Canadian trade balance -3.41bn vs -2.60bn exp. Prior -3.04bn. Revised to -2.98bn

The wider deficit has set off the ever touchy CAD, which has fallen to 1.2512 from 1.2470 vs USD

Ryan Littlestone

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