Trade Shifts in U.S.

Miscellaneous manufactures: Industry/Commodity Group Selection (Quarterly Update)
U.S. imports, 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. imports of merchandise for consumption:
MS001: Luggage, handbags, and flat goods 8,893 9,880 9,880 10,372 491 5.0%
MS002: Certain other leather goods 611 570 570 580 11 1.9%
MS003: Musical instruments and accessories 1,234 1,264 1,264 1,251 -14 -1.1%
MS004: Umbrellas, whips, riding crops, and canes 498 521 521 525 4 0.7%
MS005: Silverware and related articles of precious metal 1,496 944 944 1,148 203 21.5%
MS006: Precious jewelry and related articles 7,725 7,443 7,443 8,114 671 9.0%
MS007: Costume jewelry and related articles 1,799 1,964 1,964 1,931 -33 -1.7%
MS008: Bicycles and certain parts 1,848 2,136 2,136 1,959 -177 -8.3%
MS009: Furniture 24,659 26,914 26,914 28,590 1,675 6.2%
MS010: Writing instruments and related articles 1,357 1,390 1,390 1,395 4 0.3%
MS011: Lamps and lighting fittings 6,443 7,644 7,644 8,585 941 12.3%
MS012: Prefabricated buildings 227 244 244 227 -17 -7.0%
MS013: Toys and games 19,974 18,923 18,923 18,339 -584 -3.1%
MS014: Sporting goods 5,725 6,143 6,143 6,131 -12 -0.2%
MS015: Smokers' articles 244 228 228 275 47 20.8%
MS016: Brooms, brushes, and hair grooming articles 1,561 1,686 1,686 1,734 49 2.9%
MS017: Works of art and miscellaneous manufactured goods 11,513 12,546 12,546 13,926 1,380 11.0%
MS018: Apparel fasteners 82 89 89 88 -1 -0.7%
MS019: Arms, ammunition, and armored vehicles 3,526 3,915 3,915 4,243 328 8.4%
Total: 99,415 104,443 104,443 109,412 4,970 4.8%

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 1G official statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce.