Exporter Rank

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Importer Rank

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Trade Balance Rank

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Note: USA Trade Online Data 1 (2016) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) (Origin of Movement) $20,554,263,747
Total Imports (2016) $22,168,577,608
Trade Balance (2016) -$1,614,313,861

Impact of Trade [2]

Total Export-Supported Jobs Related to Manufacturing89,331 (2016)
No. of Businesses Selling Products Overseas4,094 (2016)
Percentage of Exporters Classified as Small and Medium-size Companies81% (2016)
Percentage of Exports by Small and Medium-size Companies20% (2016)

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Canada $4,111,280,586
China $3,378,520,570
Germany $3,194,210,574
Mexico $2,618,363,478
United Kingdom $558,755,561
Japan $526,561,918
Korea, South $510,532,840
United Arab Emirates $467,828,987
France $421,978,550
Australia $303,396,361

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Korea, South $4,526,911,773
Germany $3,905,926,704
Mexico $3,173,673,499
Canada $2,076,014,540
China $1,873,825,870
Japan $826,385,800
Iraq $534,679,264
Russia $336,201,515
United Kingdom $318,928,233
Vietnam $301,208,205

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $8,567,325,208
(84) Industrial Machinery $1,646,262,921
(72) Iron & Steel $1,047,479,364
(88) Aircraft $995,198,835
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $891,980,327
(39) Plastics $846,303,375
(38) Chemical Products $803,629,328
(47) Wood Pulp $578,536,679
(85) Electrical Machinery $547,403,565
(29) Organic Chemicals $467,034,647

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,295,534,653
(84) Industrial Machinery $4,041,434,253
(85) Electrical Machinery $2,700,549,408
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $2,271,991,697
(94) Furniture $1,045,589,418
(72) Iron & Steel $645,094,957
(39) Plastics $643,885,295
(61) Apparel: Knit $545,541,363
(90) Precision Instruments $513,227,120
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $509,580,586

Sources

  1. USA Trade Online (2016).
  2. International Trade Administration
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