Trade Shifts in U.S.

ALL MERCHANDISE -- Country Quarterly Update
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise, imports for consumption, and merchandise trade balance,
by major industry/commodity sectors, annual and year to date, January-September


Item 2012 2013 2013 YTD 2014 YTD Absolute
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Percent
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Million Dollars
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:
Canada 244,715 251,799 188,278 197,866 9,588 5.1%
China 103,428 114,029 77,029 80,893 3,863 5.0%
Mexico 174,866 181,640 134,785 143,854 9,069 6.7%
Japan 64,523 59,750 44,520 46,449 1,930 4.3%
Germany 43,694 42,289 31,568 33,492 1,923 6.1%
Korea 39,970 39,161 28,474 31,740 3,266 11.5%
United Kingdom 48,362 41,226 31,282 34,769 3,487 11.1%
France 27,454 28,127 20,451 20,855 404 2.0%
Brazil 37,356 37,664 28,584 27,648 -936 -3.3%
Saudi Arabia 16,784 17,619 12,824 12,344 -480 -3.7%
All Other: 550,988 558,128 417,099 414,790 -2,308 -0.6%
Total: 1,352,140 1,371,432 1,014,894 1,044,701 29,807 2.9%
U.S. imports of merchandise for consumption:
Canada 323,927 332,949 248,808 259,524 10,716 4.3%
China 424,859 438,206 319,529 337,763 18,234 5.7%
Mexico 276,293 277,840 206,869 216,811 9,942 4.8%
Japan 144,571 138,052 103,704 99,211 -4,493 -4.3%
Germany 105,969 112,031 81,786 90,028 8,242 10.1%
Korea 57,934 62,138 46,909 50,804 3,896 8.3%
United Kingdom 54,567 52,367 38,859 39,657 798 2.1%
France 41,144 45,142 32,663 34,632 1,969 6.0%
Brazil 31,741 26,998 20,549 21,920 1,371 6.7%
Saudi Arabia 52,306 46,582 33,834 35,493 1,659 4.9%
All Other: 738,496 709,135 536,751 538,201 1,450 0.3%
Total: 2,251,808 2,241,442 1,670,260 1,724,045 53,785 3.2%
U.S. merchandise Trade Balance:
Canada -79,212 -81,151 -60,530 -61,658 -1,128 -1.9%
China -321,431 -324,177 -242,500 -256,870 -14,370 -5.9%
Mexico -101,428 -96,200 -72,085 -72,957 -872 -1.2%
Japan -80,048 -78,302 -59,185 -52,762 6,423 10.9%
Germany -62,275 -69,742 -50,217 -56,536 -6,319 -12.6%
Korea -17,964 -22,977 -18,435 -19,064 -629 -3.4%
United Kingdom -6,205 -11,141 -7,577 -4,888 2,688 35.5%
France -13,691 -17,015 -12,212 -13,777 -1,566 -12.8%
Brazil 5,616 10,666 8,035 5,728 -2,307 -28.7%
Saudi Arabia -35,522 -28,963 -21,009 -23,148 -2,139 -10.2%
All Other: -187,508 -151,007 -119,652 -123,411 -3,759 -3.1%
Total: -899,668 -870,009 -655,366 -679,344 -23,978 -3.7%

Import value are based on customs values; export values are based on f.a.s. value, U.S. port of export.
Note: Calculations based on unrounded data.
Source: Compiled from official statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce.