From the Department of Commerce reported:
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $61.5 billion in November, down $16.3 billion from $77.8 billion in October, revised.
November exports were $251.9 billion, $5.1 billion less than October exports. November imports were $313.4 billion, $21.5 billion less than October imports
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Exports and imports decreased in November.
Exports are up 10% year-over-year; imports are up 2% year-over-year.
The second graph shows the U.S. trade deficit, with and without petroleum.
Note that net, exports of petroleum products are slightly positive.
The trade deficit with China decreased to $21.3 billion in November, from $32.5 billion a year ago.