Table 8
Value and Weight of U.S. Containerized Imports by 4-Digit Commodity Code: 2008 to Jan-Jul 2010

Table 8
Value and Weight of U.S. Containerized Imports by 4-Digit Commodity Code: 2008 to Jan-Jul 2010

(Rank in 2009)

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Commodity code Commodity description 2008 2009 Jan-Jun 2010 Percent change 2008-2009
Value (Millions of current U.S. dollars)          
8443 Print machinery, including ink-jet, copy, and parts 16,613 14,277 6,752 -14.1
8528 TV receivers, including video monitors and projectors 17,059 13,465 6,259 -21.1
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 17,346 13,293 8,704 -23.4
6110 Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knitted or crocheted 11,072 10,080 3,963 -9.0
9403 Furniture and parts 11,909 9,499 5,373 -20.2
9504 Articles for arcade, table or parlor games, and parts 11,125 9,354 3,137 -15.9
3004 Medicaments, mixed or not, in dosage 7,175 9,246 5,560 28.8
8471 Automatic data process machines and magnetic readers 9,321 8,442 6,273 -9.4
9503 Toys, scale models, puzzles, and parts 8,974 8,354 3,301 -6.9
6403 Footwear, outer sole, rubber, plastic, or leather 9,251 8,016 3,904 -13.4
All other commodities   460,895 370,055 203,119 -19.7
Top 10 commodities   119,846 104,025 53,227 -13.2
Top 10, percentage of all commodities   20.6 21.9 20.8 NA
Total, all commodities   580,740 474,080 256,346 -18.4
Weight (Thousands of metic tons)          
9403 Furniture and parts 5,035 4,082 2,383 -18.9
0803 Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried 2,842 2,876 1,566 1.2
6802 Worked monument, stone, art, granule 3,918 2,557 1,439 -34.7
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 3,009 2,289 1,470 -23.9
2701 Coal, briquettes, and ovoids from coal 2,791 2,199 731 -21.2
2203 Beer made from malt 2,364 2,024 1,023 -14.4
2710 Oil, not crude, from petroleum and bitum mineral 1,474 1,769 1,199 20.1
4011 New pneumatic tires or rubber 2,121 1,745 987 -17.7
9401 Seats (except barber, dental, etc.) and parts 2,110 1,732 1,165 -17.9
6908 Glazed ceramic flags and paving and hearth tiles 1,944 1,466 777 -24.6
All other commodities   109,585 89,580 49,618 -18.3
Top 10 commodities   27,606 22,739 12,740 -17.6
Top 10, percentage of all commodities   20.1 20.2 20.4 NA
Total, all commodities   137,191 112,319 62,358 -18.1

NOTE: Commodity code is the 4-digit harmonized tariff schedule (HTS) for internationally traded goods.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Foreign Trade Division, USA Trade Online, available at http://data.usatradeonline.gov, as of Sept. 20, 2010.