The graphs read as follows:

The x-axis plots each year from 2006 through 2016. The y-axis shows the trade deficit in terms of billions of dollars, which range from 0 to 860 billion dollars in increments of 20 billion dollars. The graph shows the following amounts for each year:

  • 2005: $655 billion

  • 2006: $772 billion

  • 2007: $828 billion

  • 2008: $809 billion

  • 2009: $816 billion

  • 2010: $504 billion

  • 2011: $635 billion

  • 2012: $727 billion

  • 2013: $690 billion

  • 2014: $727 billion

  • 2015: $500.36 billion

  • 2016: $500.56 billion

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