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For a list of UK trade balances by country, see here. The UK claims a large trade surplus with the USA, but the USA claims the reverse, so we must discount those figures. Of the rest, the UK's highest trade surplus is with Ireland, it's sixth largest trading partner. Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face. Suppose I'll just have to get used to buying Aldi Branston pickle. It's much cheaper anyway...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Oct 8th, 2019 at 05:32:41 PM EST
BEA | U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, June 2019, pub'd. Aug 2019
The June figures show [US] surpluses, in billions of dollars, with South and Central America ($4.8), Hong Kong ($2.3), Brazil ($1.3), and United Kingdom ($0.1). ...
yanno, BEA publishes data every month. wikiwtf? ONS? not so much. LOL

BEA | U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2019

The August figures show [US] surpluses, in billions of dollars, with South and Central America ($5.0), Hong Kong ($2.2), Brazil ($1.4), OPEC ($0.8), Singapore ($0.7), United Kingdom ($0.6), and Saudi Arabia ($0.3). ...

GIGO
BEA that as it may, all third parties rely on gov reporting even before "transformation of the data," methodology, and retrospective "revisions". So. We're all on the sidelines wondering who is and has been the better "expert" ahem objectively speaking.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Oct 8th, 2019 at 06:32:15 PM EST
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NSO does monthly trade stats. For August 1919, they say the set will be published on Thursday morning (10/10).

It's all bullshit anyway, I read it on Twitbook.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing, nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Tue Oct 8th, 2019 at 07:41:45 PM EST
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