The US trade deficit drifted lower in March despite record imports from Mexico and a drop in total exports, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast a shortfall of C$800 million. Statscan revised February's deficit to $1.08 billion from an initial $972 million.
Shortly afterwards, the USA administration slapped tariffs on Canadian exports of softwood lumber and complained about Canada's dairy sector, helping to sink the Canadian dollar to 14-month lows. VP and chief economist Peter Hall joins BNN to discuss this and why Canadian businesses shouldn't let trade uncertainty stand in the way of taking advantage of opportunities.
As a result Canada's trade surplus with the United States narrowed from Can$4.5 billion in February to Can$4.0 billion in March.
But a four-year record for Japanese imports, valued at $13.3 billion, saw the U.S. deficit with that country hit its highest level since April 2008 at $7.6 billion. At the same time, exports to the European Union and South Korea rose to records, while shipments to Germany were the highest since 2008.
"The value of Canada's annual exports decreased 0.7 percent to $521.3 billion in 2016 while imports edged down 0.1 percent to $547.3 billion", the report stated.
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