US trade gap grows to $45.2bn

The US trade deficit rose to $45.2 billion in November, up $2.9 billion from a revised $42.4 billion in October, the US Census Bureau and the US Bureau of Economic Analysis said today.

November exports were $185.8 billion, $0.4 billion less than October exports. November imports were $231.1 billion, $2.4 billion more than October imports.