Figure 1 - Balance of U.S. International Container Trade-Net Imports: 1993-2000

Figure 1 - Balance of U.S. International Container Trade-Net Imports: 1993-2000

(Thousands of TEUs)

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Year Balance
1993 33,748
1994 38,828
1995 42,847
1996 44,266
1997 47,962
1998 47,109
1999 49,775

KEY: TEUs = 20-foot equivalent units.

SOURCE: The Journal of Commerce, Port Import/Export Reporting Service (PIERS) data, various years.