Table A-5
Value and Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Imports by Major Trading Partners: 2008

Table A-5
Value and Modal Shares of U.S. International Merchandise Imports 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 2,100,129 1,152,481 416,688 530,961 54.9 19.8 25.3
Canada 339,491 24,326 10,099 305,066 7.2 3.0 89.9
China 337,773 250,796 74,102 12,874 74.2 21.9 3.8
Mexico 215,942 46,504 5,952 163,486 21.5 2.8 75.7
Japan 139,262 102,928 32,944 3,390 73.9 23.7 2.4
Germany 97,497 57,163 31,821 8,512 58.6 32.6 8.7
United Kingdom 58,587 26,415 27,484 4,689 45.1 46.9 8.0
Saudi Arabia 54,747 54,124 48 576 98.9 0.1 1.1
Venezuela 51,424 51,118 74 232 99.4 0.1 0.5
South Korea 48,069 30,358 16,431 1,281 63.2 34.2 2.7
France 44,049 18,168 19,500 6,382 41.2 44.3 14.5
Nigeria 38,068 37,774 16 278 99.2 0.0 0.7
Taiwan 36,326 21,975 12,838 1,514 60.5 35.3 4.2
Italy 36,135 20,541 12,833 2,761 56.8 35.5 7.6
Ireland 31,346 4,606 25,503 1,237 14.7 81.4 3.9
Malaysia 30,736 10,072 19,000 1,664 32.8 61.8 5.4
Brazil 30,453 25,976 1,884 2,593 85.3 6.2 8.5
Russia 26,783 24,459 2,049 275 91.3 7.6 1.0
India 25,704 16,029 9,274 402 62.4 36.1 1.6
Thailand 23,538 13,750 8,651 1,137 58.4 36.8 4.8
Israel 22,336 4,232 16,773 1,330 18.9 75.1 6.0
Iraq 22,080 21,167 159 754 95.9 0.7 3.4
The Netherlands 21,123 13,154 6,758 1,211 62.3 32.0 5.7
Algeria 19,355 19,226 12 116 99.3 0.1 0.6
Angola 18,911 18,875 37 0 99.8 0.2 0.0
Switzerland 17,782 3,856 12,730 1,195 21.7 71.6 6.7
Belgium 17,308 7,485 9,163 661 43.2 52.9 3.8
Singapore 15,885 3,957 10,798 1,130 24.9 68.0 7.1
Indonesia 15,799 13,755 1,858 187 87.1 11.8 1.2
Colombia 13,093 10,768 1,480 845 82.2 11.3 6.5
Vietnam 12,901 11,661 991 248 90.4 7.7 1.9
Sweden 12,498 6,856 4,789 853 54.9 38.3 6.8
Spain 11,094 7,939 2,607 547 71.6 23.5 4.9
Australia 10,589 7,987 2,225 377 75.4 21.0 3.6
South Africa 9,948 5,415 4,425 108 54.4 44.5 1.1
Ecuador 9,048 8,555 267 226 94.5 3.0 2.5
Trinidad and Tobago 9,030 8,934 53 43 98.9 0.6 0.5
Philippines 8,713 4,822 3,634 257 55.3 41.7 2.9
Austria 8,457 5,039 2,755 663 59.6 32.6 7.8
Chile 8,196 6,725 1,392 80 82.0 17.0 1.0
Norway 7,315 5,808 1,326 181 79.4 18.1 2.5
Kuwait 7,093 7,057 21 14 99.5 0.3 0.2
Hong Kong 6,483 3,398 2,641 444 52.4 40.7 6.9
Denmark 6,446 3,361 2,429 657 52.1 37.7 10.2
Finland 5,903 4,354 1,148 402 73.7 19.4 6.8
Argentina 5,822 5,453 312 58 93.7 5.4 1.0
Peru 5,812 4,567 1,209 37 78.6 20.8 0.6
Republic of Congo 5,074 5,060 12 2 99.7 0.2 0.0
Turkey 4,642 3,685 816 141 79.4 17.6 3.0
Azerbaijan 4,361 4,329 3 29 99.3 0.1 0.7
Libya 4,179 4,094 2 83 98.0 0.1 2.0

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.