Appendix 13

Appendix 13

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Top 10 Commodities by Value for U.S. - NAFTA Partner Trade by Air: 2005

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

Rank Commodity code Description Total Exports Imports Percent of total
1 85 Electrical machinery, equipment and parts 10,053 6,472 3,581 30.4
2 84 *Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts 8,356 5,748 2,608 25.3
3 90 Measuring and testing instruments 3,531 2,515 1,016 10.7
4 71 Pearls, stones, metals imitation jewelry 2,563 1,506 1,057 7.7
5 98 **Special classification provisions 2,524 15 2,509 7.6
6 88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,575 1,339 236 4.8
7 30 Pharmaceutical products 1,152 897 254 3.5
8 29 Organic chemicals 299 217 81 0.9
9 87 Motor vehicles and parts 262 167 95 0.8
10 82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal 251 201 50 0.8
    Total, top 10 commodities 30,565 19,077 11,488 92.4
    Top 10 share of all commodities (percent) 92.4 92.1 92.8  
    Total, all commodities 33,078 20,704 12,374 100.0

Top 10 Commodities by Value for U.S. - Canada Trade by Air: 2005

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

Rank Commodity code Description Total Exports Imports Percent of total
1 85 Electrical machinery, equipment and parts 6,516 4,170 2,346 28.7
2 84 *Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts 5,561 4,005 1,557 24.5
3 90 Measuring and testing instruments 2,700 1,935 764 11.9
4 98 **Special classification provisions 2,118 13 2,106 9.3
5 71 Pearls, stones, metals imitation jewelry 1,654 1,090 564 7.3
6 88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,305 1,073 231 5.7
7 30 Pharmaceutical products 694 450 244 3.1
8 82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal 182 155 27 0.8
9 29 Organic chemicals 178 127 51 0.8
10 49 Printed books and products of the printing industry 150 79 71 0.7
    Total, top 10 commodities 21,059 13,097 7,961 92.6
    Top 10 share of all commodities (percent) 92.6 91.8 94.0  
    Total, all commodities 22,735 14,264 8,471 100.0

Top 10 Commodities by Value for U.S. - Mexico Trade by Air: 2005

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

Rank Commodity code Description Total Exports Imports Percent of total
1 85 Electrical machinery, equipment and parts 3,537 2,301 1,235 34.2
2 84 *Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and parts 2,794 1,743 1,051 27.0
3 71 Pearls, stones, metals imitation jewelry 908 415 493 8.8
4 90 Measuring and testing instruments 831 580 251 8.0
5 30 Pharmaceutical products 457 447 10 4.4
6 98 **Special classification provisions 406 3 404 3.9
7 88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 271 266 5 2.6
8 29 Organic chemicals 121 90 31 1.2
9 87 Motor vehicles and parts 120 64 56 1.2
10 61 Knitted or crocheted apparel 78 14 65 0.8
    Total, top 10 commodities 9,523 5,923 3,600 92.1
    Top 10 share of all commodities (percent) 92.1 92.0 92.2  
    Total, all commodities 10,342 6,439 3,903 100.0

NOTE: Commodity code is the Harmonized Schedule (HS) for internationally traded commodities.

*"Nuclear reactors" is a very small portion of trade under this commodity grouping (HS 84). The majority of trade for this commodity is computer-related machinery and parts.

** "Special classification provisions" is primarily made up of U.S. goods exported and returned without having been improved in value or condition for imports and an estimate of low value shipments for exports.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Transborder Freight Data as of April 2006.