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US international trade deficit at $60.6B in May vs. $57.5B expected

Shipping containers are offloaded from a cargo ship at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Shipping containers are offloaded from a cargo ship at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The U.S. advance goods trade deficit totaled a wider-than-expected $60.59 billion in May.

The trade gap had been expected to come in at around $57.5 billion, nearly in line with the $57.53 billion reported a month earlier.