Trade Shifts in U.S.

Miscellaneous manufactures: Industry/Commodity Group Selection (Quarterly Update)
U.S. imports, annual and year to date, January-June

Item 2012 2013 2013 YTD 2014 YTD Absolute
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Percent
Change
YTD 2013-2014
Million Dollars
U.S. imports of merchandise for consumption:
MS001: Luggage, handbags, and flat goods 9,889 10,438 4,849 5,225 376 7.8%
MS002: Certain other leather goods 570 581 224 263 38 17.0%
MS003: Musical instruments and accessories 1,264 1,252 551 600 49 8.9%
MS004: Umbrellas, whips, riding crops, and canes 522 525 347 345 -2 -0.6%
MS005: Silverware and related articles of precious metal 944 1,148 574 588 14 2.4%
MS006: Precious jewelry and related articles 7,425 8,116 3,688 3,656 -32 -0.9%
MS007: Costume jewelry and related articles 1,964 1,932 903 844 -59 -6.5%
MS008: Bicycles and certain parts 2,141 1,953 1,006 1,021 15 1.5%
MS009: Furniture 26,916 28,595 14,042 15,323 1,282 9.1%
MS010: Writing instruments and related articles 1,391 1,393 730 740 10 1.4%
MS011: Lamps and lighting fittings 7,645 8,587 3,652 4,191 539 14.7%
MS012: Prefabricated buildings 244 227 113 124 11 10.0%
MS013: Toys and games 18,926 18,340 5,952 6,567 615 10.3%
MS014: Sporting goods 6,142 6,132 3,224 3,287 63 1.9%
MS015: Smokers' articles 229 275 132 135 3 2.3%
MS016: Brooms, brushes, and hair grooming articles 1,685 1,735 843 879 36 4.2%
MS017: Works of art and miscellaneous manufactured goods 12,563 13,962 5,180 6,331 1,151 22.2%
MS018: Apparel fasteners 89 88 46 43 -3 -6.7%
MS019: Arms, ammunition, and armored vehicles 3,913 4,254 2,130 1,818 -312 -14.7%
Total: 104,460 109,534 48,187 51,979 3,792 7.9%

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.