Annual Merchandise Trade Statistics by Country
Publication date: 09 November 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 6.56% 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$)
  • Mexico with share of 15.7% (243 billion US$)
  • China with share of 8.4% (129 billion US$)
  • Japan with share of 4.37% (67 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with share of 3.63% (56 billion US$)
  • Germany with share of 3.46% (53 billion US$)
  • Korea with share of 3.12% (48 billion US$)
  • Netherlands with share of 2.68% (41 billion US$)
  • Hong-Kong with share of 2.58% (39 billion US$)
  • Brazil with share of 2.4% (37 billion US$)

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

  • 12.3% (190 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 11.2% (173 billion US$): 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
  • 8.99% (139 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
  • 8.42% (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
  • 4.03% (62 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 3.85% (59 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.89% (44 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 2.74% (42 billion US$): 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.
  • 2.92% ($45 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.
  • 1.8% ($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.
  • 1.46% ($22 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 1.45% ($22 billion): 2711 - Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
  • 1.39% ($21 billion): 1201 - Soya beans, whether or not broken.

The value of total imports to the USA totaled $ 2.4 trillion in 2017. Merchandise imports to the USA increased by 7.08% compared to 2016. goods imports grew up by $ 159 billion in 2017 (value of merchandise imports to the USA was equal to $2.24 trillion in 2016)

USA imports 2017 by country

The largest trade partners (import of goods) of the USA in 2017 were

  • China with share of 21% (526 billion US$)
  • Mexico with share of 13.1% (317 billion US$)
  • Canada with share of 12.7% (305 billion US$)
  • Japan with share of 5.8% (139 billion US$)
  • Germany with share of 4.98% (119 billion US$)
  • Korea with share of 3.05% (73 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with share of 2.24% (53 billion US$)
  • Italy with share of 2.13% (51 billion US$)
  • India with share of 2.1% (50 billion US$)
  • France with share of 2.07% (50 billion US$)

Imports structure to the USA in 2017 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 14.6% (351 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 14.5% (350 billion US$): 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
  • 12.2% (294 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 8.47% (204 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 4% (96 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 3.78% (91 billion US$): 99 - Commodities not specified according to kind
  • 3.72% (89 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.79% (67 billion US$): 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
  • 2.44% (58 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 2.29% (55 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof

What did USA import in 2017?

TOP-10 Imports commodities to the USA in 2017:

  • 7.46% ($179 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.
  • 5.78% ($139 billion): 2709 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
  • 4.84% ($116 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.
  • 4.03% ($97 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.
  • 2.76% ($66 billion): 8708 - Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
  • 2.69% ($64 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.
  • 1.99% ($48 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% ($34 billion): 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 1.1% ($26 billion): 8704 - Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
  • 1.09% ($26 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.
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