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According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative website, in 2017 when calculating both good and services combined the U.S. has a “goods and services,” trade surplus with Canada was $8.4 billion dollars.

The $17 billion deficit with Canada is based on only goods, “The U.S. goods trade deficit with Canada was $17.5 billion in 2017.


The United States Census Bureau states the overall trade gap is $568.4 Billion when you combine goods and services.

A deeper look at the numbers, Census Bureau 

NATO is funded in two ways, direct and indirect funding, according to NATO’s website, the direct funding of NATO is split up into three categories.

  • Civil
  • Military
  • NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP)

U.S funds about 22% of NATO’s “common funding, while Germany funds about 14%, the U.K. and France about 10%

For an a closer look at NATO’s budget, NATO Defense spending.




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