Millions of current dollars
Millions of chained 2005 dollars
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. Price indexes of exports and imports of passenger fare and other transportation services are used to derive chained dollar trade values.
SOURCES: Imports and exports: 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, tables 1 and 3a, available at http://www.bea.gov/international/index.htm as of September 2010. Price Indexes: Ibid., National Income and Product Account, table 4-2-4, available at http://www.bea.gov/ as of September 2010.