Figure 3 U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product: 1970-2001

Figure 3
U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product: 1970-2001

(Indexed 1970=100)

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Figure 3 - U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product: 1970-2001 (Indexed 1970=100). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

(Indexed 1987=100)

Figure 3 - U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product: 1970-2001 (Indexed 1987=100). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

NOTE: This figure shows current dollars because data on total merchandise trade that are adjusted for inflation in chained dollars are only available starting from 1987.

NOTE: 1987 is the earliest year for which the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis reports total merchandise trade figures that are adjusted for inflation in chained 1996 dollars.

SOURCE: U.S. Departmnet of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Products Account (NIPA), available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn1.htm, as of August 2002.