China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

In this file photo taken on September 29, 2018 the US flag flies over Chinese shipping containers that were unloaded at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County. The US trade deficit ballooned in August to its highest level in six months as exports of tariff-targeted goods fell while US consumers snapped up imported cars and mobile phones, the government reported on October 5, 2018. The total US trade deficit rose 6.4 percent over July to $53.2 billion, overshooting analyst forecasts which





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