Detailed International Merchandise Trade Statistics (UN Comtrade)
Publication date: 15 May 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2017
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Source:UN Comtrade
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Exports of goods from the USA in 2017

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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)

The value of total exports from the USA totaled $ 1.54 trillion in 2017. Merchandise exports from the USA increased by 6.59% compared to 2016. goods exports grew up by $ 95 billion in 2017 (merchandise exports from the USA amounted to $1.45 trillion in 2016)

USA exports 2017 by country

The main export destinations of commodities from the USA in 2017 were

  • Canada with share of 18.2% (282 billion US$)
  • Mexico with share of 15.7% (242 billion US$)
  • China with share of 8.43% (130 billion US$)
  • Japan with share of 4.37% (67 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with share of 3.64% (56 billion US$)
  • Germany with share of 3.43% (53 billion US$)
  • Korea with share of 3.12% (48 billion US$)
  • Netherlands with share of 2.73% (42 billion US$)
  • Hong-Kong with share of 2.58% (40 billion US$)
  • Brazil with share of 2.39% (37 billion US$)

Exports structure from the USA in 2017 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 12.2% (190 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 11.1% (172 billion US$): 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
  • 8.92% (138 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 8.48% (131 billion US$): 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 8.41% (130 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 6.22% (96 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 4% (61 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 3.86% (59 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.9% (44 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 2.88% (44 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind

What did USA export in 2017?

TOP-10 Exports commodities from the USA in 2017:

  • 5.03% ($77 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.
  • 3.46% ($53 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.
  • 2.9% ($44 billion): 8708 - Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
  • 2.48% ($38 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 2.15% ($33 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.
  • 1.79% ($27 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% ($26 billion): 9018 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments.
  • 1.44% ($22 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 1.41% ($21 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 1.4% ($21 billion): 1201 - Soya beans, whether or not broken.
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