Exporter Rank

16 / 50

Importer Rank

14 / 50

Trade Balance Rank

40 / 50
Note: USA Trade Online Data 1 (2016) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) (Origin of Movement) $29,939,288,030
Total Imports (2016) $47,104,393,888
Trade Balance (2016) -$17,165,105,858

Impact of Trade [2]

Total Export-Supported Jobs Related to Manufacturing145,565 (2016)
No. of Businesses Selling Products Overseas10,886 (2016)
Percentage of Exporters Classified as Small and Medium-size Companies88% (2016)
Percentage of Exports by Small and Medium-size Companies26% (2016)

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
Canada $6,330,451,337
Mexico $3,013,646,298
China $2,148,941,235
Saudi Arabia $1,611,387,826
Japan $1,544,808,893
United Kingdom $1,418,005,020
France $1,185,376,715
Germany $998,708,796
Honduras $840,592,087
Netherlands $738,631,283

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $10,163,342,854
Mexico $4,586,296,677
Canada $3,356,177,659
Germany $3,024,847,114
Japan $2,769,065,904
United Kingdom $1,918,263,192
France $1,830,984,510
Italy $1,622,690,889
Vietnam $1,363,951,028
India $1,249,490,218

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $4,327,850,406
(30) Pharmaceuticals $3,305,141,770
(85) Electrical Machinery $2,706,942,886
(88) Aircraft $2,445,520,607
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,668,519,716
(90) Precision Instruments $1,311,301,367
(39) Plastics $1,207,547,292
(24) Tobacco $988,556,126
(52) Cotton $830,839,926
(38) Chemical Products $797,438,754

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $9,954,493,888
(61) Apparel: Knit $4,325,925,353
(85) Electrical Machinery $4,307,236,220
(30) Pharmaceuticals $2,993,734,499
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $2,458,781,353
(90) Precision Instruments $2,146,980,011
(94) Furniture $1,929,799,281
(39) Plastics $1,668,182,301
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $1,608,918,956
(29) Organic Chemicals $1,596,032,360

Sources

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