5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2008

5-9 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2008

Excel | CSV

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

Commodity and code Exports Imports Total trade Balance
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 111,457 195,073 306,531 -83,616
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 71,993 21,555 93,548 50,439
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 3,243 1,678 4,921 1,565
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 3,020 1,805 4,825 1,215
Total, transportation commodities 189,713 220,111 409,824 -30,398
Total, all commodities 1,300,136 2,100,141 3,400,277 -800,006
Transportation commodities share of trade 14.6% 10.5% 12.1% 3.8%

Notes: The numbers in parentheses are the classification categories from the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. 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 2009.