Table 2-6 Receipts and Payments Related to International Merchandise and Services Trade (Balance of Payments Basis)

Table 2-6
Receipts and Payments Related to International Merchandise and Services Trade (Balance of Payments Basis)

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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  Canada Mexico United States
1990 1995 1996 1990 1995 1996 1990 1995 1996
Receipts from exports                  
Merchandise exports, total 127,687 191,130 202,300 40,711 79,542 96,000 392,924 584,743 625,075
Inland freight 3,668 5,049 4,955 U U U N N N
Other trade adjustments -1,028 -3,200 -2,083 U U U -3,617 -8,803 -13,006
Trade adjustments, total 2,640 1,848 2,872 U U U -3,617 -8,803 -13,006
Export merchandise trade (balance of payments) 130,327 192,979 205,172 40,711 79,542 96,000 389,307 575,940 612,069
Service exports, total 19,210 26,396 29,336 15,360 17,488 19,494 147,571 210,596 236,768
Transportation 4,223 5,240 5,703 893 1,164 1,412 36,655 44,743 45,768
Air 893 875 925 U U U 8,174 10,015 10,564
Landa 990 1,673 1,945 U U U 1,264 2,091 2,212
Water 1,309 1,432 1,368 U U U 11,919 13,512 12,435
Passenger fares 1,032 1,260 1,465 441 668 775 15,298 19,125 20,557
Tourism and other services 14,987 21,156 23,633 14,467 16,324 18,082 110,916 165,851 191,000
Tourism 6,360 7,911 8,614 5,526 6,179 6,934 U U U
Other services 8,627 13,245 15,019 8,941 10,145 11,148 U U U
Receipts, total 149,538 219,343 234,497 56,071 97,029 115,493 536,878 786,534 848,837
Payments for imports                  
Merchandise imports, total 116,738 164,364 170,670 41,593 72,453 89,469 495,980 743,445 795,289
Inland freight 3,236 3,173 3,395 U U U 2,264 3,350 3,595
Other trade adjustments 842 23 394 U U U 93 2,569 4,355
Trade adjustments, total 4,078 3,196 3,789 U U U 2,357 5,919 7,950
Merchandise import trade (balance of payments) 120,817 167,560 174,459 41,593 72,453 89,469 498,337 749,364 803,239
Services, total 28,303 33,844 36,135 21,929 26,153 28,355 118,826 142,230 156,634
Transportation 5,786 8,042 8,121 1,132 1,449 1,669 34,880 41,772 43,446
Air 906 1,112 1,268 U U U 9,881 11,064 11,679
Landa 884 1,546 1,578 U U U 2,004 2,590 2,831
Water 1,964 2,987 2,773 U U U 12,464 13,685 13,160
Passenger fares 2,031 2,398 2,502 475 416 576 10,531 14,433 15,776
Tourism and other services 22,518 25,801 28,014 19,266 22,730 24,179 83,946 100,458 113,188
Tourism 10,931 10,170 11,084 5,519 3,171 3,387 U U U
Other services 11,587 15,631 16,930 13,747 19,559 20,789 U U U
Payments, total 149,118 201,363 210,577 63,522 98,606 117,824 617,163 891,594 959,873
Balance 420 17,980 23,920 -7,451 -1,577 -2,331 -80,285 -105,060 -111,036

aLand refers to trucking, rail and pipeline services, unless otherwise noted.

KEY: N = Data are nonexistent. U = Data are unavailable.

NOTE: Detailed data on merchandise trade commodities can be found in Sections 6 and 7.

SOURCES

Canada

Statistics Canada. Canada's Balance of International Payments, Catalogue No. 67-001-XPB. (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).

Statistics Canada. Special tabulations. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

Mexico

Banco de México. Indicadores Económicos. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1998).

United States

U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Survey of Current Business. (Washington, DC: September 1993, July 1996 and October 1997).

U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 1998 Annual Services Historical Disk. (Washington, DC: 1998).