The U.S. Census Bureau released its Merchandise Trade data numbers on June 10th for April 2010. The Merchandise Trade balance increased 32.6% over last April and 7.0% from the previous month. Imports fell by 3.0% from March, and gained 28.3% over last year; while exports dropped 7.3% from the previous month and rose 26.3% over April 2009.
Below is an in-depth breakdown of the U.S. Census Merchandise Trade data released last week. This month we have highlighted 5 interesting items that we found while looking at April's data; here are the highlights:
Click here for Zepol's U.S. Census Merchandise Trade Data Update for April 2010
- Pharma Imports and Exports Lead Declines
- European Union Rule Changes to Bring More Transparency to Trade
- Oil Spill Not Affecting Gulf Coast Ports, Yet
- World Cup Fever Grips Ball Suppliers
- Exports of Food Important to U.S. Export Growth