Does the US have a trade deficit with Canada?

Does the US have a trade deficit with Canada?

Donald Trump would say yes. Justin Trudeau would say no. According to the Financial Times, it depends on whose data you rely on and what you call a trade deficit. There are three points to consider here: it is true the US had a trade surplus with Canada last year, Canada’s own trade data does seem to back up President Trump’s claim, and economists wish President Trump wouldn’t be so concerned about trade deficits.

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