Table 27 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2003

Table 27 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2003

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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Commodity and code Exports Imports Total trade Balance
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 65,182 175,165 240,347 -109,983
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 39,670 17,001 56,671 22,669
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 1,335 1,592 2,927 -257
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 1,609 1,105 2,714 504
Total, transportation goods 107,796 194,863 302,658 -87,067
Total, all goods 723,743 1,259,396 1,983,139 -535,652
Transportation goods share of trade 14.90% 15.50% 15.30% 16.30%

Notes: The numbers in parentheses are the classification categories from the Harmonized Schedule of Commodity Codes.

Classification category (87) also includes bicycles, wheelchairs, and baby carriages.

Total trade = exports plus imports. Balance = exports minus imports.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb, available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov, as of October 2004.