Exports up, imports down in December, shrinking trade gap
21% plunge expected to lift growth
Posted: February 9, 2013 at 3:27 a.m.
The U.S. trade deficit fell sharply in December as exports grew at a solid pace while imports of oil and many other goods shrank from the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
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