|Percent share of total TEUs, 2000||Percent share of total TEUs, 2005||Percent share of total TEUs, 2007|
|China (excluding Hong Kong)||25.1||42.7||47.4|
|Hong Kong (China)||8.7||4.8||3.5|
NOTE: For the analysis in this report, U.S. merchandise trade with mainland China and Hong Kong are considered separately. As used here, China refers to mainland China.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, as of April 20, 2009.