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

Table 2-8b
U.S. Receipts From and Payments to Mexico 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 Mexico      
Merchandise exports, total 28,279 46,292 56,792
Trade adjustments, total -170 -110 -57
Export merchandise trade (balance of payments) 28,109 46,182 56,735
Services, total 7,880 7,294 7,927
Transportation 811 912 1,156
Air 267 258 321
Landa 5 4 4
Water 75 135 184
Passenger fares 464 515 647
Tourism and other services 7,069 6,382 6,771
Tourism U U U
Other services U U U
Receipts, total 35,989 53,476 64,662
Payments for imports from Mexico      
Merchandise imports, total (customs value) 30,157 62,101 74,297
Trade adjustments, total U U U
Import merchandise trade (balance of payments) 30,509 62,361 75,108
Services, total 8,279 10,687 11,562
Transportation 905 1,047 1,140
Air 238 294 345
Landa U U U
Water 102 184 177
Passenger fares 565 569 618
Tourism and other services 7,374 9,640 10,422
Tourism U U U
Other services U U U
Payments, total 38,788 73,048 86,670
Balance -2,799 -19,572 -22,008

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).