Trade Shifts in U.S.

Miscellaneous manufactures: Industry/Commodity Group Selection (Quarterly Update)
U.S. imports, 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. imports of merchandise for consumption:
MS001: Luggage, handbags, and flat goods 9,880 10,372 2,269 2,424 155 6.8%
MS002: Certain other leather goods 570 580 111 136 24 21.7%
MS003: Musical instruments and accessories 1,264 1,251 262 289 28 10.6%
MS004: Umbrellas, whips, riding crops, and canes 521 525 210 204 -5 -2.6%
MS005: Silverware and related articles of precious metal 944 1,148 261 260 -1 -0.3%
MS006: Precious jewelry and related articles 7,443 8,114 1,741 1,755 14 0.8%
MS007: Costume jewelry and related articles 1,964 1,931 448 423 -25 -5.5%
MS008: Bicycles and certain parts 2,136 1,959 488 470 -18 -3.6%
MS009: Furniture 26,914 28,590 6,827 7,343 516 7.6%
MS010: Writing instruments and related articles 1,390 1,395 307 311 5 1.6%
MS011: Lamps and lighting fittings 7,644 8,585 1,744 2,046 301 17.3%
MS012: Prefabricated buildings 244 227 51 59 8 15.0%
MS013: Toys and games 18,923 18,339 3,280 3,383 103 3.1%
MS014: Sporting goods 6,143 6,131 1,680 1,655 -25 -1.5%
MS015: Smokers' articles 228 275 60 63 3 5.3%
MS016: Brooms, brushes, and hair grooming articles 1,686 1,734 400 416 16 4.0%
MS017: Works of art and miscellaneous manufactured goods 12,546 13,926 2,418 3,109 690 28.6%
MS018: Apparel fasteners 89 88 23 19 -3 -14.9%
MS019: Arms, ammunition, and armored vehicles 3,915 4,243 948 889 -58 -6.2%
Total: 104,443 109,412 23,526 25,255 1,729 7.3%

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.