A manufacturing deficit in trade occurs when a country’s imports of manufactured goods exceeds its exports in a given year.
This graph shows the United States’ yearly trade deficits in manufactured goods between 1985 and 2019 vis-à-vis six selected countries.
In 2019, the United States imported $340 billion more manufactured goods from China than it exported to China.
Place and move your cursor on the graph on the right to see the United States’ trade deficit number in each year vis-à-vis the selected countries. Click on the horizontal arrows to see the labels (colors) for various countries.