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 | Value (US$) | 2016 - 2018

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Commodities Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES USA World Exports Value (US$) 1 450 457 291 215.00 1 545 609 158 491.00 1 663 366 785 389.00
Imports Value (US$) 2 248 208 943 026.00 2 407 390 189 460.00 2 613 317 535 236.00

The value of total exports from USA totalled $ 1.66 trillion in 2018. Merchandise exports from USA increased by 7.61% compared to 2017. goods exports grew up by $ 117 billion in 2018 (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% (298 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 15.9% (265 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 7.23% (120 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 4.5% (74 billion US$)
  • 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 3.38% (56 billion US$)
  • Netherlands with a share of 2.96% (49 billion US$)
  • Brazil with a share of 2.37% (39 billion US$)
  • Hong-Kong with a share of 2.25% (37 billion US$)

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

  • 12.1% (201 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 11.4% (189 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 10.5% (174 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 8.36% (139 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 7.85% (130 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 6.13% (102 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.02% (66 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 3.79% (63 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.9% (48 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 2.89% (48 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind

What did USA export in 2018?

TOP-10 Exports commodities from USA in 2018:

  • 5.66% ($94 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.
  • 3.09% ($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.
  • 2.83% ($47 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 2.73% ($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.
  • 1.75% ($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.
  • 1.7% ($28 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.

The value of total imports to USA totalled $ 2.61 trillion in 2018. Merchandise imports to USA increased by 8.55% compared to 2017. goods imports grew up by $ 205 billion in 2018 (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% (562 billion US$)
  • Mexico with a share of 13.3% (349 billion US$)
  • Canada with a share of 12.4% (325 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 5.58% (146 billion US$)
  • 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$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 9.23% (241 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 4.44% (116 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$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 2.28% (59 billion US$): 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?

TOP-10 Imports commodities to USA 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% ($163 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 4.34% ($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.
  • 1.44% ($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 | Value (US$) | 2016 - 2018