The February goods deficit of USD 87.1 billion was also the highest on record.
The year-to-date trade deficit after two months of 2021 is USD 138.9 billion, more than 68 per cent higher than the USD 82.4 billion for January and February of 2020.
The goods deficit with China grew 11.4 per cent from January to USD 30.3 billion in February, while the goods deficit with Mexico shrank 42.9 per cent from USD 11.9 billion to USD 6.8 billion.
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