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 2013 2014 2014 YTD 2015 YTD Absolute
Change
YTD 2014-2015
Percent
Change
YTD 2014-2015
Million Dollars
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:
Canada 251,799 262,931 61,422 58,029 -3,393 -5.5%
China 114,029 115,922 29,339 26,142 -3,197 -10.9%
Mexico 181,640 192,707 46,096 45,833 -263 -0.6%
Japan 59,750 61,413 15,533 14,530 -1,002 -6.5%
Germany 42,289 43,601 11,546 10,839 -707 -6.1%
Korea 39,161 42,011 10,701 10,039 -662 -6.2%
United Kingdom 41,226 46,398 10,307 11,582 1,275 12.4%
France 28,127 27,515 6,748 6,756 9 0.1%
Brazil 37,664 36,322 9,244 7,174 -2,070 -22.4%
Taiwan 23,103 24,229 5,616 5,128 -488 -8.7%
All Other: 552,644 549,224 134,008 124,149 -9,858 -7.4%
Total: 1,371,432 1,402,273 340,559 320,203 -20,357 -6.0%
U.S. imports of merchandise for consumption:
Canada 332,949 345,304 81,446 74,320 -7,127 -8.8%
China 438,206 465,351 100,322 109,418 9,097 9.1%
Mexico 277,840 292,482 68,872 68,970 98 0.1%
Japan 138,052 132,997 33,306 32,942 -364 -1.1%
Germany 112,031 121,486 28,199 28,558 359 1.3%
Korea 62,138 68,602 15,585 17,255 1,671 10.7%
United Kingdom 52,367 53,595 12,620 12,923 303 2.4%
France 45,142 46,407 11,164 11,020 -144 -1.3%
Brazil 26,998 29,909 6,383 6,674 292 4.6%
Taiwan 37,546 40,258 9,199 9,918 719 7.8%
All Other: 718,172 717,569 173,236 162,983 -10,253 -5.9%
Total: 2,241,442 2,313,960 540,331 534,981 -5,350 -1.0%
U.S. merchandise Trade Balance:
Canada -81,151 -82,374 -20,024 -16,291 3,734 18.6%
China -324,177 -349,428 -70,982 -83,276 -12,294 -17.3%
Mexico -96,200 -99,775 -22,776 -23,137 -361 -1.6%
Japan -78,302 -71,584 -17,773 -18,411 -638 -3.6%
Germany -69,742 -77,885 -16,653 -17,719 -1,066 -6.4%
Korea -22,977 -26,591 -4,884 -7,217 -2,333 -47.8%
United Kingdom -11,141 -7,197 -2,312 -1,341 972 42.0%
France -17,015 -18,892 -4,417 -4,264 153 3.5%
Brazil 10,666 6,413 2,861 500 -2,361 -82.5%
Taiwan -14,442 -16,029 -3,582 -4,790 -1,207 -33.7%
All Other: -165,528 -168,344 -39,229 -38,834 395 1.0%
Total: -870,009 -911,687 -199,772 -214,778 -15,007 -7.5%

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.