VALUE OF TRANSPORTATION-RELATED EXPORTS

VALUE OF TRANSPORTATION-RELATED EXPORTS

Components of Transportation-Related Exports (quarterly data, seasonally adjusted)

Components of Transportation-Related Exports (quarterly data, seasonally adjusted)

Transportation-related exports contribute to U.S. GDP and employment, which help retain the U.S. industrial base.

Exports (billions of dollars)    Q1 01       Q2 01   
Transportation-related total 64.55 65.28
Transportation-related total percent change from previous quarter  0.35  1.12
Travel 20.30 20.28
Travel percent change from previous quarter -0.49 -0.12
Automotive and parts 17.95 18.80
Automotive and parts percent change from previous quarter -6.99  4.74
Civilian aircraft and parts 14.03 14.00
Civilian aircraft and parts percent change from previous quarter 18.35 -0.18
Other  7.35  7.25
Other percent change from previous quarter -3.29 -1.36
Passenger fares  4.93  4.95
Passenger fares percent change from previous quarter -4.83  0.51

NOTES: Other transportation exports include payments for freight transportation services and port services.

Passenger fares include international transportation fares, particularly, air fares and ocean liner fares.

Travel includes intercity and local fares within a country, hotel and restaurant, admission fees, and souvenir expenditures.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, August 2001, NIPA Table 4.3.