The US trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled. The trade deficit with China surged 29.7 per cent to $26.9 billion. The gap with Mexico fell 14.1 per cent to $8.2 billion in April. Overall, goods imports fell 2.5 per cent to $208.7 billion in April, the lowest level since January 2018. Goods exports tumbled 3.1 per cent to $136.9 billion in April.