U.S. Trade Volume Increases 20% From Last April

by: Mark J. Perry

International trade data from Tuesday's trade BEA report show that total U.S. trade (exports + imports) has increased 20% from the April 2009 low of $271.7 billion to $326 billion in Feburary, the highest volume since December 2008. From their 2009 lows, imports have increased by 22.6% and exports by 17.7%.