Annual Trade Deficit with China

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We present a plot of the United States' annual trade deficit with China from to . It demonstrates approximately linear growth during this time, with an R2 value of . We do not see evidence to support claims that President Trump significantly decreased the trade deficit with China.

Source: United States Census Bureau, Foreign Trade, Website

Use the buttons below to view data color-coded by president, or by years where the trade deficit is under/over the trendline.

President Months Under Trend Total Months Percentage Months Under Trend*
* A higher percentage is better