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Economic reports hold out hope for stronger job growth

...U.S. demand for imported oil, imports fell even more ? 2.8 percent. Petroleum imports fell 4.4 percent. Crude oil imports averaged 7 million barrels a day, the fewest since March 1996.The United States isn't using less oil. Rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-02/economic-reports-hold-out-
Oil Prices at highest level since Iraq war

...barrels in the week ended Dec. 12, amid a drop in crude oil imports, the Department of Energy reported Wednesday. That...to the Energy Information Administration. U.S. crude oil imports averaged above 9.1 million barrels a day last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/fin_392746.shtml
Finance
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...the dollar's recovery accelerated and as the energy market focused on a report from China that the country's crude oil imports in July were down 7 percent from last year. After falling nearly $10 a barrel last week, light, sweet crude for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/12/bus_469128.shtml
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...Trade deficit hits 21-month high WASHINGTON - America's trade deficit climbed to a record $31 billion in May as crude oil imports rose to their highest level in 21 months. The deficit widened a bit more than expected, rising 1.8 percent in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/20/bus_293092.shtml
Business
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...cents per share, on revenue of $2.52 billion. China oil imports see huge increase SHANGHAI, China - China's crude oil imports jumped 37.4 percent in August to 70 million barrels, the government reported Tuesday. The increase, equivalent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/bus_429181.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...billion, a drop of $1.33 billion, with $981 million of that improvement coming from an 11.8 percent decline in crude oil imports. Both the volume and price of oil fell. Carpet giant begins new marketing DALTON, Ga. - Shaw Industries, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/20/bus_307703.shtml
Business
Trade deficit narrows

...That drop was led by a $968 million decline in crude oil imports, which fell to the lowest level in 20 months, $4.04 billion. Crude oil imports by volume surged to an all-time high in October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/22/bus_221021.shtml
Business
On the road to recovery?

...by 7.8 percent in April to $60.9 billion, the largest imbalance since March 2007, driven by an increase in crude oil imports. The British pound also fell to $1.9531, compared with $1.9751 late Monday, while the dollar strengthened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/11/bus_461808.shtml
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Trade deficit grows to $40.4 billion in March

WASHINGTON --- The U.S. trade deficit rose to a 15-month high as rising oil prices pushed crude oil imports to the highest level since the fall of 2008, offsetting another strong gain in exports. The larger deficit is evidence of a rebounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2010-05-12/trade-deficit-grows-404-bi
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