Table 30 U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Goods by Commodity: 1990, 2000, 2001

Table 30
U.S. Trade in Transportation-Related Goods by Commodity: 1990, 2000, 2001

(Millions of current U.S. dollars)

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HS code Description 1990 2000 2001
Overall (exports plus imports)        
87 Motor vehicles and parts 106,939 225,782 218,091
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 36,953 59,143 65,804
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 1,629 2,292 3,105
86 Railway or tramway locomotives and parts 1,223 3,240 2,863
  Total, transportation-related goods 146,744 290,456 289,863
  Transportation goods share of total % 16.5 14.5 15.5
  Total, all commodities 889,004 1,997,306 1,872,985
Imports        
87 Motor vehicles and parts 74,685 163,854 159,341
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 6,385 18,167 21,098
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 330 1,178 1,206
86 Railway or tramway locomotives and parts 701 1,828 1,357
  Total, transportation-related goods 82,101 185,027 183,003
  Transportation goods share of total % 16.6 15.2 16.0
  Total, all commodities 496,028 1,216,888 1,141,959
Exports        
87 Motor vehicles and parts 32,254 61,928 58,750
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 30,567 40,976 44,705
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 1,299 1,114 1,899
86 Railway or tramway locomotives and parts 522 1,412 1,506
  Total, transportation-related goods 64,642 105,429 106,860
  Transportation goods share of total % 16.4 13.5 14.6
  Total, all commodities 392,976 780,419 731,026
Balance (exports minus imports)        
87 Motor vehicles and parts -42,431 -101,927 -100,592
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts 24,182 22,809 23,607
89 Ships, boats, and floating structures 969 -65 693
86 Railway or tramway locomotives and parts -179 -416 149
  Balance, transportation-related goods -17,459 -79,598 -76,143
  Balance, total trade for all commodities -103,053 -436,469 -410,933

NOTE: Commodity code is the 2-digit harmonized schedule for internationally traded goods. Commodity detail data are not available in inflation-adjusted terms.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Based on data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission. Available at http://dataweb.usitc.gov/, as of August 5, 2002.