U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
October 2010 - PDF
In any case that is neither here, nor there. You could have 1-2 (not actual numbers..it is an example) companies doing the main exporting and still not have many people across the country hired. Especially when those factories could just be mainly automated.The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total October exports of $158.7 billion
and imports of $197.4 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $38.7 billion, down from $44.6 billion in September, revised. October exports were $4.9 billion more than September exports of $153.8 billion. October imports were $0.9 billion less than September imports of $198.4 billion.