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-March


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 244,199 251,685 60,719 61,422 703 1.2%
China 103,508 114,313 26,452 29,339 2,888 10.9%
Mexico 175,159 181,690 43,477 46,096 2,619 6.0%
Japan 64,599 59,689 14,400 15,533 1,132 7.9%
Germany 43,676 42,372 10,783 11,546 762 7.1%
Korea 40,004 39,008 9,820 10,701 881 9.0%
United Kingdom 48,293 41,228 10,823 10,307 -516 -4.8%
France 27,491 28,351 6,594 6,748 153 2.3%
Brazil 37,252 37,627 8,893 9,244 351 3.9%
Saudi Arabia 16,935 17,656 4,425 3,767 -658 -14.9%
All Other: 552,096 558,419 138,665 135,857 -2,808 -2.0%
Total: 1,353,211 1,372,039 335,052 340,559 5,507 1.6%
U.S. imports of merchandise for consumption:
Canada 323,925 332,887 81,796 81,446 -350 -0.4%
China 424,874 438,147 97,124 100,322 3,197 3.3%
Mexico 276,408 277,664 65,496 68,872 3,376 5.2%
Japan 144,538 137,954 34,347 33,306 -1,041 -3.0%
Germany 105,084 112,233 25,253 28,199 2,946 11.7%
Korea 57,874 61,979 15,122 15,585 463 3.1%
United Kingdom 54,497 52,165 12,265 12,620 355 2.9%
France 41,099 44,697 10,024 11,164 1,140 11.4%
Brazil 31,720 26,861 6,083 6,383 300 4.9%
Saudi Arabia 52,306 46,576 9,835 12,944 3,109 31.6%
All Other: 738,710 708,589 172,627 169,491 -3,136 -1.8%
Total: 2,251,035 2,239,750 529,973 540,331 10,359 2.0%
U.S. merchandise Trade Balance:
Canada -79,726 -81,202 -21,077 -20,024 1,053 5.0%
China -321,367 -323,834 -70,673 -70,982 -310 -0.4%
Mexico -101,249 -95,973 -22,019 -22,776 -757 -3.4%
Japan -79,939 -78,265 -19,947 -17,773 2,174 10.9%
Germany -61,408 -69,861 -14,470 -16,653 -2,184 -15.1%
Korea -17,870 -22,971 -5,302 -4,884 418 7.9%
United Kingdom -6,204 -10,937 -1,442 -2,312 -870 -60.3%
France -13,608 -16,346 -3,430 -4,417 -987 -28.8%
Brazil 5,532 10,767 2,811 2,861 50 1.8%
Saudi Arabia -35,371 -28,920 -5,410 -9,177 -3,767 -69.6%
All Other: -186,614 -150,169 -33,962 -33,634 328 1.0%
Total: -897,824 -867,712 -194,920 -199,772 -4,852 -2.5%

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.