TABLE 4. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade with NAFTA Partners Compared with U.S. Trade with Overseas Countries: 1994-2003

TABLE 4. Value of U.S. Merchandise Trade with NAFTA Partners Compared with U.S. Trade with Overseas Countries: 1994-2003

(Current $, billions)

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Year Overall NAFTA v. overseas Relative percentage shares
Total U.S. international merchandise trade U.S. trade with NAFTA partners U.S. trade with overseas partners Ratio of U.S.-NAFTA trade to total U.S. trade Ratio of U.S. overseas trade to total U.S. trade
1990 889 233 656 26.2 73.8
1991 910 241 670 26.4 73.6
1992 981 264 716 27.0 73.0
1993 1,046 293 753 28.0 72.0
1994 1,176 343 833 29.2 70.8
1995 1,328 380 948 28.6 71.4
1996 1,420 421 999 29.7 70.3
1997 1,560 475 1084 30.5 69.5
1998 1,594 503 1091 31.5 68.5
1999 1,720 559 1161 32.5 67.5
2000 2,000 653 1347 32.7 67.3
2001 1,870 614 1256 32.8 67.2
2002 1,857 604 1253 32.5 67.5
2003 1,983 629 1354 31.7 68.3
Percent change, 1990-2003 123.1 170.2 106.4    
Average annual growth rate, 1990-2003 6.4 7.9 5.7    

KEY: NAFTA = North American Free Trade Agreement

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on total trade, from U.S. International Trade Commission, USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade Dataweb, available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov/as of Sept. 15, 2004.