TABLE-U.S. March trade gap widened to $40.42 bln

May 12 (BestGrowthStock) – Commerce Department report of U.S. international trade.

Trade in goods and services on balance of payments basis, (seasonally adjusted, in billions of dollars).

Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Balance -40.42 -39.43 -116.80 -28.82 -92.22
Exports 147.87 143.25 434.01 122.85 372.02
Imports 188.30 182.68 550.81 151.66 464.24

Trade in goods and services on balance of payments basis, (seasonally adjusted percent changes).

Mar Feb Mar10/09
Exports 3.2 0.3 20.4
Imports 3.1 1.6 24.2

Breakdown of goods and services on a BOP basis (seasonally adjusted, in billions of dollars).
TRADE BALANCE Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Goods -52.91 -51.10 -153.38 -39.21 -124.00
Services 12.49 11.67 36.58 10.39 31.78
EXPORTS Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Goods 102.71 98.48 299.61 82.49 249.11
Services 45.17 44.77 134.40 40.36 122.91
IMPORTS Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Goods 155.62 149.50 452.99 121.70 373.11
Services 32.68 33.10 97.82 29.97 91.14

Trade in goods on a Census basis, seasonally adjusted.
Billions of dlrs: Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Balance -51.43 -49.93 -149.46 -37.72 -120.19

Petroleum -24.80 -23.00 -70.34 -14.55 -42.68

Nonpetrol -26.64 -26.93 -79.12 -23.17 -77.51

Net Adjusts. -1.48 -1.17 -3.92 -1.49 -3.81
Exports 103.74 99.28 302.30 83.55 251.72
Imports 155.17 149.21 451.76 121.26 371.91

Petroleum 30.46 27.69 85.31 17.67 52.26

Nonpetrol 124.71 121.52 366.44 103.60 319.65

Net Adjusts. 0.45 0.37 1.24 0.43 1.20

Seasonally adjusted in millions of dollars
EXPORTS-Mln Dlrs: Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Capital Goods 35,704 35,158 105,626 31,887 98,316
Autos/Parts 9,196 9,163 27,321 5,972 17,468
Civ.Aircraft 1,876 2,406 7,510 N/A 9,349
IMPORTS-Mln Dlrs: Mar Feb Jan-Mar10 Mar09 Jan-Mar09
Capital Goods 34,369 34,096 102,237 29,573 91,168
Autos/Parts 17,272 16,031 50,193 10,575 32,210
Civ.Aircraft 974 410 2,114 N/A 2,272
N/A – not available

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TABLE-U.S. March trade gap widened to $40.42 bln