Table 2-8a U.S. Receipts From and Payments to Canada for Merchandise and Services Trade (Balance of Payments Basis)

Table 2-8a
U.S. Receipts From and Payments to Canada for Merchandise and Services Trade (Balance of Payments Basis)

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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  1990 1995 1996
Receipts from exports to Canada      
Merchandise exports, total 83,674 127,226 134,210
Trade adjustments, total -210 359 399
Export merchandise trade (balance of payments) 83,464 127,585 134,609
Services, total 16,605 18,247 19,951
Transportation 2,800 3,807 4,051
Air 290 346 420
Landa 1,259 2,087 2,208
Water 272 90 92
Passenger fares 979 1,284 1,331
Tourism and other services 13,805 14,440 15,900
Tourism U U U
Other services U U U
Receipts, total 100,069 145,832 154,560
Payments for imports from Canada      
Merchandise imports, total (customs value) 91,380 144,369 155,892
Trade adjustments, total U U U
Import merchandise trade (balance of payments) 93,098 148,087 158,640
Services, total 102,464 134,523 143,086
Transportation 2,722 3,505 3,853
Air 246 325 388
Landa 2,004 2,590 2,831
Water 217 284 243
Passenger fares 255 306 391
Tourism and other services 99,742 131,018 139,233
Tourism U U U
Other services U U U
Payments, total 195,562 282,610 301,726
Balance -95,493 -136,778 -147,166

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

KEY: U = Data are unavailable.

NOTE: Detailed data on North American merchandise trade commodities can be found in Section 6.

SOURCES

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

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