Merchandise Trade Balance in United States
The merchandise trade balance of the United States averaged -868 billion USD in the decade to 2022. The 2022 reading was -1,183 billion USD. For more trade information, visit our dedicated page.
United States Trade Chart
United States Trade Data
|Merchandise Trade Balance (USD bn)||-879||-857||-913||-1,084||-1,183|
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