4-5 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2010

4-5 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Commodities: 2010

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(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

Commodity and HTS code Exports Imports Total tradea Trade balanceb
Motor vehicles and parts (87) 98,997 182,925 281,922 -83,928
Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts (88) 79,266 18,949 98,215 60,318
Ships, boats, and floating structures (89) 2,618 1,589 4,206 1,029
Railway or tramway locomotives and parts (86) 2,487 1,405 3,892 1,082
Total, transportation commodities 183,368 204,867 388,235 -21,500
Total, all commodities 1,277,504 1,912,092 3,189,596 -634,588
Transportation commodities share of trade 14.4% 10.7% 12.2% 3.4%

aTotal trade = exports plus imports. bTrade balance = exports minus imports.

Key: HTS = Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

Notes: The HTS codes are classification categories from the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and may not include all transportation-related commodities.

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

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; special calculation 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 2011.