Figure 23 Balance of Trade for U.S. International Freight and Port Services: 1986-2001 (Receipts minus payments)

Figure 23
Balance of Trade for U.S. International Freight and Port Services: 1986-2001
(Receipts minus payments)

(Billions of current $)

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  1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Total (freight + ports) -2.3 -2.0 -1.6 -1.6 -2.9 -2.3 -2.2 -2.6 -2.3 -1.0 -1.3 -2.0 -4.8 -7.2 -10.9 -9.9
Freight services -7.6 -7.2 -7.3 -6.8 -6.7 -5.9 -5.1 -5.9 -6.4 -5.2 -5.4 -5.9 -8.4 -10.7 -13.7 -12.9
Ports services 5.3 5.2 5.7 5.1 3.7 3.6 2.9 3.4 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.4 2.9 2.9

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. International Transactions Data, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/international/bp_web/list.cfm?anon=381, as of January 2003.