Table 17 Top 25 U.S. Merchandise Trade Partners for Air Transportation: 2001

Table 17
Top 25 U.S. Merchandise Trade Partners for Air Transportation: 2001

(Ranked by trade value)

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Rank in 2001 Country Value Value per ton
Total trade (million $) Imports (million $) Exports (million $) Total trade (thousand $) Imports (thousand $) Exports (thousand $)
1 Japan 63,667 34,110 29,556 103.2 120.2 88.7
2 United Kingdom 45,980 21,520 24,460 97.2 105.0 91.3
3 Germany 35,733 17,839 17,894 79.0 67.1 95.9
4 France 27,744 14,233 13,512 100.8 86.9 121.2
5 Canada 24,999 9,836 15,163 76.4 128.4 60.6
6 Taiwan 24,165 13,981 10,184 102.5 92.2 121.1
7 South Korea 23,805 13,347 10,458 122.9 117.4 130.7
8 Ireland 21,978 16,815 5,163 280.7 499.5 115.7
9 Singapore 21,766 11,505 10,261 144.9 165.3 127.3
10 Malaysia 20,217 13,249 6,967 170.6 163.6 185.7
11 China 20,173 12,957 7,216 46.7 36.9 88.8
12 Italy 15,131 9,461 5,670 68.2 59.8 88.9
13 Switzerland 14,956 6,806 8,151 181.1 134.6 254.3
14 Netherlands 14,339 3,683 10,656 70.8 35.2 108.6
15 Israel 14,267 9,378 4,890 176.4 184.2 163.2
16 Mexico 11,997 5,291 6,706 86.7 85.3 87.8
17 Philippines 11,976 6,486 5,490 185.6 140.5 299.3
18 Hong Kong1 11,477 3,198 8,279 83.5 54.9 104.7
19 Brazil 10,061 2,784 7,278 58.9 33.9 82.1
20 Belgium 9,834 4,920 4,914 118.9 194.2 85.7
21 Thailand 7,150 3,933 3,217 95.2 72.7 153.3
22 India 5,867 4,065 1,803 68.4 64.9 77.7
23 Australia 5,797 1,499 4,298 74.0 66.8 76.9
24 Sweden 5,348 3,195 2,152 79.8 70.5 99.1
25 Spain 3,072 1,103 1,969 41.2 28.7 54.4
  Total, top 25 air trading partners 471,500 245,192 226,307 95.9 92.3 100.2
  Total, all countries 518,602 267,107 251,494 84.1 77.1 93.0
  Total, top 25 air partners as % of all countries 90.9 91.8 90.0      

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.

NOTE: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

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