TABLE 1-4-16 - U.S. International Trade in Transportation-Related Services: 1998-2008

TABLE 1-4-16 - U.S. International Trade in Transportation-Related Services: 1998-2008

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Millions of current dollars

  Imports Exports Total Trade balance
1998 50,334 45,702 96,036 -4,632
1999 55,454 46,701 102,155 -8,753
2000 65,699 50,490 116,189 -15,209
2001 61,315 46,368 107,683 -14,947
2002 58,376 46,241 104,617 -12,135
2003 65,694 47,307 113,001 -18,387
2004 78,879 55,808 134,687 -23,071
2005 88,086 62,251 150,337 -25,835
2006 92,819 68,261 161,080 -24,558
2007 95,537 77,186 172,723 -18,351
2008 104,740 90,568 195,308 -14,172

NOTES: Transportation-related services include passenger fares and other transportation. It excludes receipts and payments for travel services, which includes purchases of goods and services (e.g., food, lodging, recreation, gifts, entertainment, and any incidental expense on a foreign visit). Trade balance is equal to exports minus imports. These data have not been adjusted for inflation because there is no specific deflator available for
transportation-related services.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Transactions Accounts Data, table 3a, available at http://www.bea.gov/international/index.htm as of September 2009.