Washington — The US trade gap narrowed in November 2019 to the smallest in three years as exports advanced amid a thaw in the trade war with China, while imports fell to the lowest since 2017.

The overall US deficit in goods and services shrank to $43.1bn in November from $46.9bn the prior month, according to data released on Tuesday by the US commerce department. The median estimate of economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for a shortfall of $43.6bn...

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