Exporter Rank

16 / 50

Importer Rank

17 / 50

Trade Balance Rank

30 / 50
Note: USA Trade Online Data 1 (2017) are used for computing ranks.

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2017) (Origin of Movement) $32,199,071,485
Total Imports (2017) $37,490,346,270
Trade Balance (2017) -$5,291,274,785

Impact of Trade [2]

Total Export-Supported Jobs Related to Manufacturing153,467 (2016)
No. of Businesses Selling Products Overseas6,119 (2015)
Percentage of Exporters Classified as Small and Medium-size Companies84% (2015)
Percentage of Exports by Small and Medium-size Companies10% (2015)

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
China $6,230,142,094
Canada $3,785,249,804
Germany $3,646,748,735
Mexico $2,607,776,702
United Kingdom $2,287,039,971
Japan $1,660,701,440
Korea, South $1,062,782,602
Australia $775,565,079
Saudi Arabia $736,738,081
Chile $616,283,523

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
Germany $6,872,646,773
China $6,622,549,499
Mexico $3,637,859,462
Canada $2,820,835,092
Japan $1,304,894,161
Austria $1,115,360,200
India $1,031,354,038
France $933,361,512
United Kingdom $889,569,125
Malaysia $752,064,843

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

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $10,623,330,201
(88) Aircraft $6,318,636,907
(84) Industrial Machinery $3,802,558,469
(40) Rubber $1,762,656,641
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,134,886,278
(39) Plastics $1,109,548,876
(90) Precision Instruments $728,896,950
(48) Paper $670,479,056
(29) Organic Chemicals $503,531,030
(47) Wood Pulp $483,477,076

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(84) Industrial Machinery $9,223,506,735
(85) Electrical Machinery $4,788,477,503
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,140,988,648
(40) Rubber $2,040,395,722
(61) Apparel: Knit $1,475,915,511
(39) Plastics $1,327,519,150
(90) Precision Instruments $1,025,370,503
(29) Organic Chemicals $1,002,234,333
(28) Inorganic Chemicals $994,820,758
(94) Furniture $894,736,816

Sources

  1. USA Trade Online (2017).
  2. International Trade Administration (Accessed on November 1, 2018)
South Carolina