Macroeconomia e mais. Recursos para as aulas do Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
quinta-feira, 6 de julho de 2017
Déficit comercial americano
U.S. trade deficit is getting bigger
President Trump wants America's trade deficit to get smaller, but it's going in the opposite direction. The deficit through May increased to $233 billion for the year, according to U.S. trade data released on Thursday. That's 13% bigger than the $206 billion deficit over the same time a year ago. Trade will be a central issue during Trump's visit to Germany for the G20 Summit on Friday. Germany's foreign minister warned this week that Trump could start a trade war with Europe. Trump has also criticized several G20 nations -- China, Germany, Mexico and Canada -- for what he calls unfair trade practices. And a potential trade war over steel still looms. Trump has often blamed bad trade deals for ...