Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit

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This report provides an overview of the U.S. balance of payments, an explanation of the broader role of capital flows in the U.S. economy, an explanation of how the country finances its trade deficit or a trade surplus, and the implications for Congress and the country of the large inflows of capital from abroad.

Creator(s): Jackson, James K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 24, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jackson, James K.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 24, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report provides an overview of the U.S. balance of payments, an explanation of the broader role of capital flows in the U.S. economy, an explanation of how the country finances its trade deficit or a trade surplus, and the implications for Congress and the country of the large inflows of capital from abroad.

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19 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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