Imports are rising. In early June, US News and World Report gave information from the Commerce Department:
The Commerce Department said Friday that the deficit increased 5.3 percent in April to $37.4 billion, up from an imbalance of $35.5 billion in March. Exports increased 1.5 percent to $182.8 billion but imports rose faster, increasing 2.1 percent to $220.2 billion.
The article also states one reason why, citing a stronger dollar leading to weaker exports. Later, the piece focuses on the US/China trade relationship. Read the full article here.