5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2006

5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2006

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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Commodity and code Exports Imports Total trade Balance
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 92,703 215,379 308,082 -122,676
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 66,753 17,592 84,345 49,161
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 2,700 1,555 4,255 1,145
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 2,714 1,744 4,458 970
Total, transportation commodities 164,870 236,270 401,140 -71,400
Total, all commodities 1,037,143 1,855,119 2,673,095 -817,976
Transportation commodities share of trade 15.9% 12.7% 15.0% 8.7%

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, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, 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 September 2007.