The U.S. trade deficit fell by 8.2 percent in April after reaching a record high the month before, according to data the Department of Commerce released Tuesday.

In April, U.S. exports totaled $205 billion, compared to roughly $274 billion for imports, leaving a difference of $68.9 million.

The agency on Tuesday also revised March data showing that the $74.4 billion trade deficit recorded in March was actually closer to $75 billion.

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The deficit drop provides indication of an improving situation for U.S. exports as the economy begins to bounce back following a prolonged period of shutdowns and drops in economic activity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more at The Hill.