Table A-4
Value and Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Exports by Major Trading Partners: 2008

Table A-4
Value and Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Exports by Major Trading Partners: 2008

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Country Millions of current U.S. $ Modal shares (percent)
Total Vessel Air Land, other, and unknown Vessel Air Land, other, and unknown
World total 1,300,532 471,331 388,922 427,189 36.2 29.9 32.8
Canada 261,150 7,708 18,356 235,086 3.0 7.0 90.0
Mexico 151,220 14,919 7,007 129,294 9.9 4.6 85.5
China 69,733 44,735 21,170 3,828 64.2 30.4 5.5
Japan 65,142 33,328 27,918 3,896 51.2 42.9 6.0
Germany 54,505 21,930 28,124 4,452 40.2 51.6 8.2
United Kingdom 53,599 14,421 33,813 5,365 26.9 63.1 10.0
The Netherlands 39,719 19,745 18,070 1,905 49.7 45.5 4.8
South Korea 34,669 19,288 13,468 1,913 55.6 38.8 5.5
Brazil 32,299 17,596 12,955 1,748 54.5 40.1 5.4
Belgium 28,903 15,777 11,276 1,850 54.6 39.0 6.4
France 28,840 7,529 18,702 2,609 26.1 64.8 9.0
Singapore 27,854 10,167 15,739 1,947 36.5 56.5 7.0
Taiwan 24,926 11,070 12,852 1,005 44.4 51.6 4.0
Australia 22,219 12,547 7,982 1,689 56.5 35.9 7.6
Switzerland 22,024 1,319 19,409 1,296 6.0 88.1 5.9
Hong Kong 21,499 6,570 13,669 1,260 30.6 63.6 5.9
India 17,682 9,232 6,724 1,726 52.2 38.0 9.8
Italy 15,461 6,975 7,696 790 45.1 49.8 5.1
Israel 14,487 3,903 9,419 1,165 26.9 65.0 8.0
United Arab Emirates 14,417 7,423 4,350 2,644 51.5 30.2 18.3
Malaysia 12,949 3,084 9,481 384 23.8 73.2 3.0
Venezuela 12,610 9,764 2,402 444 77.4 19.0 3.5
Saudi Arabia 12,484 9,608 2,565 311 77.0 20.5 2.5
Spain 12,190 6,338 4,863 989 52.0 39.9 8.1
Chile 11,857 9,015 1,978 864 76.0 16.7 7.3
Colombia 11,437 7,945 3,164 328 69.5 27.7 2.9
Turkey 9,959 7,261 1,696 1,001 72.9 17.0 10.1
Russia 9,335 7,124 1,525 686 76.3 16.3 7.3
Thailand 9,067 4,489 4,336 241 49.5 47.8 2.7
Philippines 8,295 2,978 5,098 219 35.9 61.5 2.6
Ireland 7,611 1,451 4,635 1,525 19.1 60.9 20.0
Argentina 7,536 5,095 2,167 273 67.6 28.8 3.6
Dominican Republic 6,594 5,399 1,052 143 81.9 16.0 2.2
South Africa 6,490 4,099 1,997 394 63.1 30.8 6.1
Peru 6,183 4,854 1,162 166 78.5 18.8 2.7
Egypt 6,002 5,141 650 211 85.7 10.8 3.5
Costa Rica 5,680 3,225 2,165 290 56.8 38.1 5.1
Indonesia 5,644 4,433 720 492 78.5 12.8 8.7
Sweden 5,018 2,038 2,382 599 40.6 47.5 11.9
Panama 4,887 4,049 518 321 82.9 10.6 6.6
Honduras 4,846 4,295 248 304 88.6 5.1 6.3
Guatemala 4,718 3,996 457 265 84.7 9.7 5.6
Poland 4,131 1,912 941 1,277 46.3 22.8 30.9
Nigeria 4,102 3,542 490 70 86.3 11.9 1.7
Finland 3,761 2,537 898 326 67.5 23.9 8.7
Ecuador 3,450 2,651 684 115 76.8 19.8 3.3
Norway 3,292 1,103 1,573 616 33.5 47.8 18.7
The Netherlands Antilles 2,952 2,020 599 332 68.4 20.3 11.3
Vietnam 2,789 2,167 576 47 77.7 20.7 1.7
Bahamas 2,760 2,360 95 304 85.5 3.5 11.0

NOTE: Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China, but is separate from China in U.S. Foreign Trade Statistics.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, special tabulation, Sept. 14, 2009.