Annual International Trade Statistics
Publication date: 2019-05-19
Reporting period: 2002 - 2018
Timeseries: 164 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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USA | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2007 - 2018

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Commodities Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES USA World Exports Value (US$) 1 162 538 149 766.00 1 299 898 877 213.00 1 056 712 078 245.00 1 278 099 187 391.00 1 481 682 201 761.00 1 544 932 014 357.00 1 577 587 252 487.00 1 619 742 863 865.00 1 501 845 863 839.00 1 450 457 291 215.00 1 545 809 598 154.00 1 665 302 936 591.00
Imports Value (US$) 2 017 120 776 311.00 2 164 834 031 060.00 1 601 895 815 130.00 1 968 259 900 993.00 2 263 619 062 869.00 2 334 677 716 383.00 2 326 590 208 528.00 2 410 855 476 207.00 2 313 424 569 327.00 2 248 208 943 026.00 2 405 276 626 657.00 2 611 432 490 157.00

The value of total merchandise exports from USA totalled $ 1.66 trillion in 2018. Merchandise exports from USA increased by 7.73% compared to 2017. Goods exports grew up by $ 119 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise exports from USA amounted to $1.54 trillion in 2017)

USA's exports 2018 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from USA in 2018:

  • Canada with a share of 17.9% (299 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 15.9% (265 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 7.21% (120 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 4.51% (75 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 3.98% (66 billion US$)
  • Germany with a share of 3.44% (57 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 3.39% (56 billion US$)
  • Netherlands with a share of 2.92% (48 billion US$)
  • Brazil with a share of 2.37% (39 billion US$)
  • France with a share of 2.26% (37 billion US$)

Exports structure from USA in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 12.1% (201 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 11.5% (192 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 10.5% (174 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 8.37% (139 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 7.85% (130 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 6.12% (102 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.02% (67 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 3.78% (63 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.89% (48 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 2.77% (46 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind

What did USA export in 2018?

USA's Top Exports in 2018:

  • 5.76% ($95 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 3.08% ($51 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 2.89% ($48 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 2.74% ($45 billion): 8708 - Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
  • 2.27% ($37 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 1.9% ($31 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 1.74% ($29 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 1.71% ($28 billion): 9018 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments.
  • 1.69% ($28 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.

The value of total merchandise imports to USA totalled $ 2.61 trillion in 2018. Merchandise imports to USA increased by 8.57% compared to 2017. Goods imports grew up by $ 206 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise imports to USA was equal to $2.4 trillion in 2017)

USA's imports 2018 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of USA in 2018:

  • China with a share of 21% (563 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 13.3% (349 billion US$)
  • Canada with a share of 12.4% (325 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 5.58% (145 billion US$)
  • Germany with a share of 4.91% (128 billion US$)
  • Korea with a share of 2.91% (76 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 2.36% (61 billion US$)
  • Ireland with a share of 2.2% (57 billion US$)
  • India with a share of 2.16% (56 billion US$)
  • Italy with a share of 2.15% (56 billion US$)

Imports structure to USA in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 14.8% (388 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 13.7% (360 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 11.7% (306 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 9.25% (241 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 4.42% (115 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.88% (101 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind
  • 3.72% (97 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.75% (72 billion US$): 94 - Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  • 2.38% (62 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.29% (59 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin

What did USA import in 2018?

USA's Top Imports in 2018:

  • 6.83% ($178 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 6.23% ($162 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 4.35% ($113 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 4.06% ($106 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 2.74% ($71 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 2.73% ($71 billion): 8708 - Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
  • 2.35% ($61 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 1.41% ($37 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.
  • 1.35% ($35 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.

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USA | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2007 - 2018