Table 31 U.S. Share of Top 25 Trading Partners' Total Merchandise Imports and Exports: 1991, 1995 and 2000

Table 31
U.S. Share of Top 25 Trading Partners' Total Merchandise Imports and Exports: 1991, 1995 and 2000

(In percent)

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Rank in 2001 Country U.S. share of partner's imports U.S. share of partner's exports
1991 1995 2000 1991 1995 2000
1 Canada 62.3 66.7 64.4 75.8 80.4 87.4
2 Mexico 73.9 74.5 73.5 79.5 83.6 88.7
3 Japan 22.7 22.6 19.1 29.3 27.5 30.2
4 China 12.5 12.2 9.4 8.6 16.6 20.9
5 Germany 6.6 7.1 8.6 6.2 7.5 10.3
6 United Kingdom 11.6 12.2 12.3 10.9 12.2 15.8
7 Korea 23.1 22.5 19.7 25.7 19.4 22
8 Taiwan U U 18.0 U U 23.5
9 France 9.5 7.5 7.4 6.2 5.8 8.7
10 Italy 5.6 4.8 5.3 6.9 7.3 10.4
11 Singapore 15.8 15.1 15.1 19.7 18.3 17.3
12 Malaysia 15.3 16.3 16.6 16.9 20.8 20.5
13 Brazil 23.2 21.2 23.1 20.2 18.9 23.8
14 Netherlands 7.8 8.9 10.2 3.9 3.6 4.4
15 Ireland 15 17.9 16.3 8.7 8.4 17
16 Hong Kong 7.6 7.7 6.8 22.7 21.8 23.3
17 Belgium1 4.8 5.4 7.5 3.8 3.6 5.9
18 Venezuela 47.8 42.6 36 53.5 50.5 50.8
19 Thailand 10.5 11.5 11.7 21.1 17.6 22.5
20 Israel 19.3 18.7 18.1 29.7 29.9 36.8
21 Switzerland 7.3 6.4 10.2 8.3 8.7 13.1
22 Saudi Arabia 20.2 21.4 20.7 22.8 17 17.3
23 Philippines 20.2 18.5 19.7 35.7 35.8 29.9
24 Australia 24.4 21.9 20.0 10.0 6.3 9.9
25 India 9.7 9.7 8.2 16.4 17.4 22.7

1 1995 data for Belgium include Luxembourg; 2000 data do not.

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NOTE: U.S. share equals a nation's imports or exports from the United States as a proportion of its imports or exports from the world. The top 25 trading partners are based on the total merchandise trade with the United States in 2001. However, 2001 data for U.S. share of countries' total trade is unavailable.

SOURCE: U.S Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. Foreign Trade Highlights, Table 44: U.S. Shares of Other Nations' Imports 1991-2000, available at http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/industry/otea/usfth/aggregate/h01t44.html, as of May 2002.