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The Economics Daily

U.S. terms of trade with China up 6.7 percent from July 2021 to July 2022 

August 19, 2022
U.S. terms of trade with China fell 5.0 percent in July 2022, after advancing 1.9 percent in June. The July drop in terms of trade with China was the largest 1-month decline since data on monthly percent changes began in January 2018. Despite the decrease in July, the index for U.S. terms of trade with China rose 6.7 percent over the past year. Full Text »

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Monthly Labor Review

Beyond the Numbers

    What is the unemployed people per job openings ratio? A 21-year case study into unemployment trends

    This Beyond the Numbers article will describe the unemployed people per job openings ratio and examine unemployment and job openings trends by looking at estimates at the national level from December 2000 to December 2021, and at the state and regional level from December 2017 to December 2021. National data allows users to see the relationship more clearly between labor supply and demand nationwide, while state and regional data allows for comparative analysis across state labor markets.
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Spotlight on Statistics

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