Table 9 Top 25 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 2001

Table 9
Top 25 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 2001

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Ranked by value Country Million dollars Percent
1 Japan 115,204 16.0
2 China 96,277 13.4
3 Germany 42,067 5.9
4 South Korea 30,819 4.3
5 United Kingdom 26,214 3.6
6 Taiwan 25,160 3.5
7 Mexico 20,148 2.8
8 Venezuela 19,413 2.7
9 Brazil 17,157 2.4
10 Saudi Arabia 16,865 2.3
11 Italy 15,940 2.2
12 France 12,974 1.8
13 Thailand 12,631 1.8
14 Netherlands 12,507 1.7
15 Belgium 11,593 1.6
16 Hong Kong1 11,153 1.6
17 Indonesia 10,658 1.5
18 Australia 10,466 1.5
19 Malaysia 10,361 1.4
20 Canada 9,180 1.3
21 Nigeria 9,036 1.3
22 Dominican Republic 7,268 1.0
23 Singapore 7,043 1.0
24 India 7,007 1.0
25 Spain 6,890 1.0
  All other trading partners 154,418 21.5
  Total, top 25 countries 564,030 78.5
  Total, all countries 718,448 100.0

 

Ranked by weight Country Million short tons Percent
1 Mexico 122 9.5
2 Venezuela 118 9.3
3 Saudi Arabia 95 7.4
4 Canada 92 7.2
5 Japan 69 5.4
6 China 53 4.1
7 Nigeria 50 3.9
8 Iraq 43 3.3
9 Brazil 37 2.9
10 Colombia 37 2.9
11 United Kingdom 31 2.4
12 South Korea 29 2.3
13 Norway 22 1.7
14 Italy 21 1.6
15 Netherlands 20 1.6
16 Taiwan 20 1.5
17 Angola 19 1.5
18 Algeria 18 1.4
19 Trinidad and Tobago 18 1.4
20 Spain 16 1.3
21 Kuwait 15 1.2
22 Germany 15 1.2
23 Belgium 14 1.1
24 Indonesia 14 1.1
25 Russia 13 1.0
  All other trading partners 276 21.7
  Total, top 25 countries 999 78.3
  Total, all countries 1,276 100.0

1 Hong Kong has officially been a part of China since 1997. However, the United States continues to publish merchandise trade statistics separately for Hong Kong.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, May 2002; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Merchandise of Exports and Imports CD, December 2001.