Table A-6
World and United States International Merchandise Trade: 1990-2008

Table A-6
World and United States International Merchandise Trade: 1990-2008

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Year World (billions of current U.S. $) United States (billions of current U.S. $)
Exports Imports Exports Imports
1990 3,383 3,517 394 495
1991 3,494 3,636 422 488
1992 3,749 3,895 448 533
1993 3,723 3,796 465 581
1994 4,258 4,321 513 663
1995 5,083 5,146 585 744
1996 5,305 5,391 625 795
1997 5,530 5,598 689 870
1998 5,400 5,526 682 912
1999 5,667 5,821 696 1,025
2000 6,388 6,593 782 1,218
2001 6,141 6,381 729 1,141
2002 6,435 6,629 693 1,161
2003 7,518 7,748 725 1,257
2004 9,133 9,486 819 1,470
2005 10,363 10,759 906 1,673
2006 11,969 12,364 1,037 1,854
2007 13,849 14,342 1,162 1,957
2008 16,044 16,709 1,301 2,100
Percent change,
1990-2008
374.2 375.0 230.4 324.0
Average annual growth rate, 1990-2008 9.0 9.0 6.9 8.4

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from various sources.

United States-U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, available at www.census.gov as of May 12, 2009.

World-International Monetary Fund, Direction of Trade Statistics, available at www.imfstatistics.org as of Sept. 14, 2009.