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Fri August 9, 2013

Britain's Trade Deficit Narrowed In June

Originally published on Fri August 9, 2013 12:06 pm

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NPR's business news starts with good numbers for the U.K.

New data this morning shows Britain's trade deficit narrowed more than expected in June, helped by a healthy rise in exports. Exports hit $67 billion in June. That's a new high for the U.K. The strong performance indicates Britain may finally be emerging from years of stagnation. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.