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-December


Item 2011 2012 2012 YTD 2013 YTD Absolute
Change
YTD 2012-2013
Percent
Change
YTD 2012-2013
Million Dollars
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:
Canada 233,774 244,199 244,199 251,685 7,486 3.1%
China 96,898 103,508 103,508 114,313 10,806 10.4%
Mexico 159,910 175,159 175,159 181,690 6,531 3.7%
Japan 61,409 64,599 64,599 59,689 -4,910 -7.6%
Germany 44,240 43,676 43,676 42,372 -1,304 -3.0%
United Kingdom 49,984 48,293 48,293 41,228 -7,065 -14.6%
Korea 41,311 40,004 40,004 39,008 -996 -2.5%
Saudi Arabia 12,823 16,935 16,935 17,656 721 4.3%
Brazil 37,275 37,252 37,252 37,627 375 1.0%
France 25,361 27,491 27,491 28,351 859 3.1%
All Other: 536,192 552,096 552,096 558,419 6,324 1.1%
Total: 1,299,176 1,353,211 1,353,211 1,372,039 18,827 1.4%
U.S. imports of merchandise for consumption:
Canada 316,397 323,925 323,925 332,887 8,962 2.8%
China 398,467 424,874 424,874 438,147 13,273 3.1%
Mexico 262,671 276,408 276,408 277,664 1,255 0.5%
Japan 127,901 144,538 144,538 137,954 -6,584 -4.6%
Germany 96,539 105,084 105,084 112,233 7,149 6.8%
United Kingdom 51,045 54,497 54,497 52,165 -2,332 -4.3%
Korea 56,006 57,874 57,874 61,979 4,105 7.1%
Saudi Arabia 45,130 52,306 52,306 46,576 -5,730 -11.0%
Brazil 30,368 31,720 31,720 26,861 -4,860 -15.3%
France 39,596 41,099 41,099 44,697 3,598 8.8%
All Other: 762,832 738,710 738,710 708,589 -30,121 -4.1%
Total: 2,186,951 2,251,035 2,251,035 2,239,750 -11,285 -0.5%
U.S. merchandise Trade Balance:
Canada -82,623 -79,726 -79,726 -81,202 -1,476 -1.9%
China -301,569 -321,367 -321,367 -323,834 -2,467 -0.8%
Mexico -102,761 -101,249 -101,249 -95,973 5,276 5.2%
Japan -66,492 -79,939 -79,939 -78,265 1,674 2.1%
Germany -52,299 -61,408 -61,408 -69,861 -8,452 -13.8%
United Kingdom -1,060 -6,204 -6,204 -10,937 -4,733 -76.3%
Korea -14,695 -17,870 -17,870 -22,971 -5,100 -28.5%
Saudi Arabia -32,307 -35,371 -35,371 -28,920 6,451 18.2%
Brazil 6,907 5,532 5,532 10,767 5,235 94.6%
France -14,236 -13,608 -13,608 -16,346 -2,739 -20.1%
All Other: -226,640 -186,614 -186,614 -150,169 36,445 19.5%
Total: -887,775 -897,824 -897,824 -867,712 30,112 3.4%

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.