The $1.5 billion in exports seems like a lot until you compare it with Wisconsin’s annual imports from China.I sure hope he didn't go over there just to make up the deficit by selling our land for them to do with whatever they want.
A look at U.S. Census Bureau data (Foreign Trade Statistics, State Data Series, based on 2011 dollars) regarding foreign trade shows that Wisconsin’s imported $5.7 billion from China in 2012.
That’s right. All the pomp and circumstance really equals roughly a $4.2 billion trade deficit with China.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
He went to visit the money we're hemorrhaging to them through our trade deficit: