FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - U.S. deficit in goods and services trade has narrowed around 10% to 36.03 billion in January from a trade gap of 39.90 billion in December, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department.

January's deficit has been lower than expected, as Wall Street analysts had advanced a trade gap of around 37.3 billion. With January's decline U.S. trade deficit posts the fifth consecutive decrease, falling to levels not seen since October 2002.