Table 3 - Top 10 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 1999

Table 3 - Top 10 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 1999

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Ranked by value Value Country ($ billions) Percent Ranked by weight Country Million short tons Percent
All countries $632 100 All countries 1,204 100
1 Japan 116 18.4 1 Mexico 110 9.2
2 China 76 12.1 2 Venezuela 110 9.1
3 Germany 37 5.9 3 Canada 92 7.6
4 Taiwan 26 4.1 4 Japan 81 6.8
5 South Korea 26 4.1 5 Saudi Arabia 80 6.7
6 United Kingdom 24 3.7 6 Colombia 40 3.3
7 Mexico 16 2.6 7 Nigeria 40 3.3
8 Venezuela 15 2.4 8 Iraq 39 3.2
9 Brazil 14 2.2 9 China 36 3.0
10 Italy 14 2.2 10 South Korea 36 3.0
Top 10 total 364 57.7 Top 10 total 665 55.2

NOTE: Excludes cargo in transit through the United States.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, November 2000, based on U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Exports of Merchandise CD and U.S. Imports of Merchandise CD, December 1999.