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4-8 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2011 (millions of current U.S. dollars)

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Commodity and HTS code Exports Imports Total tradea Trade balanceb
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 119,714 202,390 322,104 -82,676
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 87,532 21,531 109,063 66,001
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 3,185 1,810 4,995 1,376
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 2,533 1,167 3,700 1,367
Total, transportation commodities 212,964 226,898 439,862 -13,932
Total, all commodities 1,480,552 2,206,929 3,687,481 -726,377
Transportation commodities share of trade (percentage) 14.38 10.28 11.93 1.92


aTotal trade = exports plus imports. bTrade balance = exports minus imports.

Key: HTS = Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

Notes: The HTS codes are classification categories from the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and may not include all transportation-related commodities.

Classification category (87) also includes bicycles, wheelchairs, and baby carriages.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; special calculation based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb, available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov accessed August 2012.