TABLE 3-18 - U.S. International Trade in Transportation-Related Services: 2004-2009

TABLE 3-18 - U.S. International Trade in Transportation-Related Services: 2004-2009

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Millions of current dollars

  Imports Exports Total Trade balance
2004 72,470 48,346 120,816 -24,124
2005 78,624 52,674 131,298 -25,950
2006 80,967 57,539 138,506 -23,428
2007 81,950 65,961 147,911 -15,989
2008 86,265 75,118 161,383 -11,147
2009 67,566 61,830 129,396 -5,736

Millions of chained 2005 dollars

  Imports Exports Total Trade balance
2004 76,791 52,723 129,514 -24,068
2005 78,624 52,674 131,298 -25,950
2006 79,841 55,626 135,467 -24,215
2007 80,693 61,349 142,043 -19,344
2008 76,429 63,918 140,348 -12,511
2009 64,813 57,376 122,188 -7,437

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.