The ONS said the trade gap
was helped by a rise in the export of ships and fuel, which both stepped up by PS500m.
The overall trade gap
- which was described by one expert as "truly horrible" - was blamed on the weakening global economy denting demand for British-made goods overseas.
News of the wider trade gap
with China came ahead of Obama's two-day informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping that begins Friday in California.
Despite the impressive performance so far, the pace of narrower trade gap
In the second quarter of 2012 as a whole, the trade gap
increased to GBP11.
A narrower trade gap
is positive for US economic growth because it suggests a greater share of domestic demand is being met by producers in the US.
A major factor for the increase in the current account balance was the lower trade gap
recorded in the period, which contracted by 865.
Meanwhile, Joint Secretary Commerce Rehmatullah Khan told that during the upcoming discussions on FTA, efforts would be made to minimize the trade gap
between the two countries.
THE UK goods trade gap
with the rest of the world failed to narrow in April during a month impacted by Iceland's volcanic ash cloudy.
6% decline in imports - leaving the UK's goods trade gap
with the rest of the world widening from pounds 7nn to pounds 8bn in January.
READING Ken Tyrell's book, Working at Massey's, he talks about how eagerly we noted the monthly Trade Gap
report, as that was the means by which we rated our place in international trade leagues.
WASHINGTON: The number of US workers filing new claims for jobless benefits rose more than expected last week, but a surprise narrowing in the trade gap
in October indicated the economy remained firmly on a steady growth path.