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Posted July 21, 2014Today in Energy

Recent improvements in petroleum trade balance mitigate U.S. trade deficit ›

Since the mid-1970s, the United States has run a deficit in merchandise trade, meaning that payments for imports exceeded receipts for exports. More

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Census Foreign Trade data


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Retail gasoline price

7/21/2014: $3.593/gal

down$0.042 from week earlier
down$0.089 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

7/21/2014: $3.869/gal

down$0.025 from week earlier
down$0.034 from year earlier

WTI crude oil futures price

7/18/2014: $103.13/bbl

up$2.30 from week earlier
down$4.91 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

7/18/2014: $3.951/mmBtu

down$0.195 from week earlier
up$0.139 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

7/12/2014: 18.341 million tons

up0.247 million tons from week earlier
down0.780 million tons from year earlier


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