Goods and Services Trade Balance

The Goods and Services Trade Balance released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the US Census Bureau is a balance between exports and imports of total goods and services. A positive value shows trade surplus, while a negative value shows trade deficit. It is an event that generates some volatility for the USD. If a steady demand in exchange for US exports is seen, that would turn into a positive growth in the trade balance, and that should be positive for the USD.<

Most recent - Thursday 4 April 2024 12:30

Previous
$-67.4B
Revised
$-67.6B
Forecast
$-67.3B
Actual
$-68.9B

Lower numbers than forecast tend to be bullish for xxx/USD pairs and bearish for USD/xxx pairs.

Next event - Thursday 2 May 2024 12:30

Previous
$-68.9B
Forecast
-
Actual
-

The typical/expected market impact of this event is low.

There is no forecast value for Goods and Services Trade Balance yet - check back for updates.

Trading range

Forecast history

The most recent announced value for Goods and Services Trade Balance was $-68.9B against a forecast of $-67.3B.

Past events

Date
Forecast
Actual
Thursday 4 April 2024 12:30
$-67.3B
$-68.9B
Thursday 7 March 2024 13:30
$-63.5B
$-67.4B
Wednesday 7 February 2024 13:30
$-62.2B
$-62.2B
Tuesday 9 January 2024 13:30
$-65B
$-63.2B
Wednesday 6 December 2023 13:30
$-64.1B
$-64.3B
Tuesday 7 November 2023 13:30
$-60.2B
$-61.5B
Thursday 5 October 2023 12:30
$-62.3B
$-58.3B
Wednesday 6 September 2023 12:30
$-65.8B
$-65B
Tuesday 8 August 2023 12:30
$-65B
$-65.5B
Thursday 6 July 2023 12:30
$-69.8B
$-69B
Wednesday 7 June 2023 12:30
$-75.2B
$-74.6B
Thursday 4 May 2023 12:30
$-63.3B
$-64.2B
Wednesday 5 April 2023 12:30
$-69B
$-70.5B
Wednesday 8 March 2023 13:30
$-68.9B
$-68.3B
Tuesday 7 February 2023 13:30
$-68.5B
$-67.4B
Thursday 5 January 2023 13:30
$-74B
$-61.51B
Tuesday 6 December 2022 13:30
$-79.1B
$-78.2B
Thursday 3 November 2022 12:30
$-72.2B
$-73.28B
Wednesday 5 October 2022 12:30
$-68B
$-67.4B
Wednesday 7 September 2022 12:30
$-70.3B
$-70.7B
Thursday 4 August 2022 12:30
$-80.1B
$-79.6B
Thursday 7 July 2022 12:30
$-84.9B
$-85.55B
Tuesday 7 June 2022 12:30
$-89.5B
$-87.1B
Wednesday 4 May 2022 12:30
$-107B
$-109.8B
Tuesday 5 April 2022 12:30
$-88.5B
$-89.2B
Tuesday 8 March 2022 13:30
$-87.1B
$-89.7B
Tuesday 8 February 2022 13:30
$-83B
$-80.73B
Thursday 6 January 2022 13:30
$-77.1B
$-80.2B
Tuesday 7 December 2021 13:30
$-67.5B
$-67.1B
Thursday 4 November 2021 12:30
$-74.1B
$-80.9B
Tuesday 5 October 2021 12:30
$-70.5B
$-73.3B
Thursday 2 September 2021 12:30
$-71B
$-70.1B
Thursday 5 August 2021 12:30
$-74.1B
$-75.7B
Friday 2 July 2021 12:30
$-71.4B
$-71.2B
Tuesday 8 June 2021 12:30
$-69B
$-68.9B
Tuesday 4 May 2021 12:30
$-74.5B
$-74.4B

Economic context

Recent economic data has been moderately bullish for USD. Other recent announcements which may affect the market's interpretation of the next Goods and Services Trade Balance result:

PreviousLatest
Michigan Consumer Sentiment IndexBearish change79.477.9
UoM 5-year Consumer Inflation ExpectationBullish change2.8%3%
Initial Jobless ClaimsBullish change222K211K
Producer Price Index (MoM)Bearish change0.6%0.2%
Producer Price Index (YoY)Bullish change1.6%2.1%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)Bearish change0.3%0.2%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)Bullish change2.1%2.4%
Monthly Budget StatementBullish change$-296B$-236B
Consumer Price Index (MoM)(no change)0.4%0.4%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)Bullish change3.2%3.5%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)(no change)0.4%0.4%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)(no change)3.8%3.8%
Average Hourly Earnings (MoM)Bullish change0.2%0.3%
Average Hourly Earnings (YoY)Bearish change4.3%4.1%
Labor Force Participation RateBullish change62.5%62.7%
Nonfarm PayrollsBullish change270K303K
U6 Underemployment Rate(no change)7.3%7.3%
Unemployment RateBullish change3.9%3.8%
Initial Jobless ClaimsBearish change212K221K
Challenger Job CutsBullish change84.638K90.309K
ISM Services Employment IndexBullish change4848.5
ISM Services New Orders IndexBearish change56.154.4
ISM Services PMIBearish change52.651.4
ISM Services Prices PaidBearish change58.653.4
S&P Global Composite PMIBearish change52.252.1
ADP Employment ChangeBullish change155K184K
Factory Orders (MoM)Bullish change-3.8%1.4%
JOLTS Job OpeningsBullish change8.748M8.756M
ISM Manufacturing Employment IndexBullish change45.947.4
ISM Manufacturing New Orders IndexBullish change49.251.4
ISM Manufacturing PMIBullish change47.850.3
ISM Manufacturing Prices PaidBullish change52.555.8

About Goods and Services Trade Balance

Country:United States
Currency:USD
Source:US Census Bureau
Category:Capital Flows
Frequency:Monthly

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