Table C-3 U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) : 1970-2001

Table C-3
U.S. International Merchandise Trade and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) : 1970-2001

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  Current dollars (billions) Indexed 1970 = 100 Chained 1996 dollars (billions) Indexed 1987 = 100
GDP Total merch. trade1 GDP Total merch. trade1 Real GDP Real total merch. trade Real GDP Real total merch. trade
1970 1,040 85 100 100 3,578 U 59 U
1971 1,129 92 109 108 3,698 U 60 U
1972 1,240 109 119 127 3,898 U 64 U
1973 1,386 146 133 171 4,123 U 67 U
1974 1,501 206 144 241 4,099 U 67 U
1975 1,635 209 157 244 4,084 U 67 U
1976 1,824 242 175 284 4,312 U 71 U
1977 2,031 276 195 324 4,512 U 74 U
1978 2,296 323 221 378 4,761 U 78 U
1979 2,566 397 247 465 4,912 U 80 U
1980 2,796 474 269 556 4,901 U 80 U
1981 3,131 507 301 594 5,021 U 82 U
1982 3,259 466 313 545 4,919 U 80 U
1983 3,535 480 340 562 5,132 U 84 U
1984 3,933 562 378 658 5,505 U 90 U
1985 4,213 566 405 662 5,717 U 94 U
1986 4,453 596 428 698 5,912 U 97 U
1987 4,743 672 456 787 6,113 717 100 100
1988 5,108 778 491 911 6,368 787 104 110
1989 5,489 856 528 1,003 6,592 847 108 118
1990 5,803 907 558 1,061 6,708 891 110 124
1991 5,986 927 576 1,086 6,676 919 109 128
1992 6,319 994 608 1,163 6,880 994 113 139
1993 6,642 1,053 639 1,232 7,063 1,062 116 148
1994 7,054 1,186 678 1,389 7,348 1,186 120 165
1995 7,401 1,341 712 1,571 7,544 1,308 123 182
1996 7,813 1,427 751 1,671 7,813 1,427 128 199
1997 8,318 1,574 800 1,843 8,160 1,631 133 227
1998 8,782 1,611 845 1,887 8,509 1,754 139 245
1999 9,269 1,745 891 2,044 8,857 1,911 145 266
2000 9,873 2,031 950 2,378 9,224 2,152 151 300
2001 10,208 1,910 982 2,236 9,334 2,068 153 288

1 Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data for overall U.S. trade in current dollars will differ from figures reported by the U.S. Census Bureau, due to BEA adjustments in the data.

NOTE: U = data are unavailable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Products Account, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn1.htm, as of August 2002.