Trade Shifts in U.S.

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

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 7,650 8,073 423 5.5%
MS002: Certain other leather goods 570 581 388 455 67 17.2%
MS003: Musical instruments and accessories 1,264 1,252 905 965 60 6.6%
MS004: Umbrellas, whips, riding crops, and canes 522 525 423 424 1 0.3%
MS005: Silverware and related articles of precious metal 944 1,148 894 962 68 7.6%
MS006: Precious jewelry and related articles 7,425 8,116 5,695 5,767 71 1.3%
MS007: Costume jewelry and related articles 1,964 1,932 1,433 1,327 -106 -7.4%
MS008: Bicycles and certain parts 2,141 1,953 1,500 1,548 49 3.3%
MS009: Furniture 26,916 28,595 21,220 23,113 1,893 8.9%
MS010: Writing instruments and related articles 1,391 1,393 1,096 1,127 31 2.8%
MS011: Lamps and lighting fittings 7,645 8,587 6,221 6,999 778 12.5%
MS012: Prefabricated buildings 244 227 174 194 20 11.6%
MS013: Toys and games 18,926 18,340 11,490 12,477 987 8.6%
MS014: Sporting goods 6,142 6,132 4,586 4,686 101 2.2%
MS015: Smokers' articles 229 275 201 196 -5 -2.7%
MS016: Brooms, brushes, and hair grooming articles 1,685 1,735 1,300 1,361 60 4.6%
MS017: Works of art and miscellaneous manufactured goods 12,563 13,962 9,550 10,147 597 6.3%
MS018: Apparel fasteners 89 88 67 64 -3 -4.0%
MS019: Arms, ammunition, and armored vehicles 3,913 4,254 3,254 2,664 -590 -18.1%
Total: 104,460 109,534 78,047 82,550 4,503 5.8%

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.