The Dynamics of the U.S. Trade Deficit During Covid-19: The Role of Essential Medical Goods

3 Pages Posted: 9 Dec 2020

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Fernando Leibovici

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Ana Maria Santacreu

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Date Written: September, 2020

Abstract

The pandemic-induced increase in trade of essential medical goods accounted for 41.3 percent of the increase in the U.S. trade deficit from January to June.

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Leibovici, Fernando and Santacreu, Ana Maria Maria, The Dynamics of the U.S. Trade Deficit During Covid-19: The Role of Essential Medical Goods (September, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3745252 or http://dx.doi.org/10.20955/es.2020.41

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Ana Maria Maria Santacreu

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis ( email )

411 Locust St
Saint Louis, MO 63011
United States

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