Table C-7 Top 25 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 2001

Table C-7
Top 25 U.S. Maritime Trade Partners by Value and Weight: 2001

Ranked By Total Value

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Rank Country Value of maritime trade (millions of $) Value per short ton ($)
Total Imports Exports Balance Total Imports Exports
1 Japan 115,204 89,027 26,177 -62,850 1,675 6,794 470
2 China 96,277 86,714 9,562 -77,152 1,825 2,535 515
3 Germany 42,067 33,625 8,442 -25,183 2,834 3,342 1,764
4 South Korea 30,819 21,125 9,694 -11,431 1,064 1,863 550
5 United Kingdom 26,214 15,927 10,287 -5,640 846 701 1,244
6 Taiwan 25,160 18,338 6,822 -11,516 1,274 3,015 499
7 Mexico 20,148 14,272 5,877 -8,395 165 148 234
8 Venezuela 19,413 15,102 4,310 -10,792 164 133 865
9 Brazil 17,157 9,652 7,505 -2,147 462 355 755
10 Saudi Arabia 16,865 13,215 3,650 -9,565 178 144 1,252
11 Italy 15,940 12,392 3,548 -8,844 759 1,437 287
12 France 12,974 8,855 4,119 -4,735 1,105 1,394 765
13 Thailand 12,631 10,425 2,206 -8,219 1,045 1,219 623
14 Netherlands 12,507 5,000 7,507 2,507 618 765 547
15 Belgium 11,593 4,604 6,989 2,385 814 775 842
16 Hong Kong 11,153 6,116 5,037 -1,079 2,594 6,917 1,475
17 Indonesia 10,658 8,693 1,966 -6,727 759 1,044 344
18 Australia 10,466 4,793 5,673 880 839 512 1,824
19 Malaysia 10,361 8,642 1,720 -6,922 1,448 1,673 863
20 Canada 9,180 6,279 2,900 -3,379 100 104 90
21 Nigeria 9,036 8,295 741 -7,554 182 174 357
22 Dominican Republic 7,268 3,523 3,745 222 1,395 2,382 1,004
23 Singapore 7,043 2,977 4,066 1,089 1,032 2,394 729
24 India 7,007 5,441 1,566 -3,875 1,119 1,452 622
25 Spain 6,890 3,718 3,173 -545 421 568 323
  Total, all countries 718,448 519,607 198,841 -320,766 563 568 551

Ranked By Total Weight

Rank Country Value of maritime trade (millions of $) Value per short ton ($)
Total Imports Exports Balance Total Imports Exports
1 Mexico 121,786 96,689 25,097 -71,592 165 148 234
2 Venezuela 118,204 113,224 4,980 -108,243 164 133 865
3 Saudi Arabia 94,906 91,992 2,914 -89,078 178 144 1,252
4 Canada 92,151 60,091 32,059 -28,032 100 104 90
5 Japan 68,778 13,104 55,674 42,570 1,675 6,794 470
6 China 52,767 34,207 18,560 -15,646 1,825 2,535 515
7 Nigeria 49,750 47,673 2,077 -45,595 182 174 357
8 Iraq 42,621 42,531 91 -42,440 136 136 441
9 Brazil 37,163 27,216 9,947 -17,269 462 355 755
10 Colombia 36,533 32,021 4,512 -27,510 178 139 453
11 United Kingdom 30,994 22,725 8,269 -14,456 846 701 1,244
12 South Korea 28,966 11,340 17,626 6,286 1,064 1,863 550
13 Norway 21,864 21,418 446 -20,972 226 206 1,172
14 Italy 21,004 8,624 12,381 3,757 759 1,437 287
15 Netherlands 20,251 6,535 13,716 7,181 618 765 547
16 Taiwan 19,754 6,081 13,672 7,591 1,274 3,015 499
17 Angola 18,634 18,507 126 -18,381 173 164 1,563
18 Algeria 18,289 16,090 2,199 -13,892 184 166 313
19 Trinidad and Tobago 17,582 16,719 863 -15,856 181 139 983
20 Spain 16,378 6,541 9,837 3,296 421 568 323
21 Kuwait 15,109 14,889 220 -14,669 174 128 3,272
22 Germany 14,846 10,061 4,785 -5,276 2,834 3,342 1,764
23 Belgium 14,239 5,939 8,300 2,360 814 775 842
24 Indonesia 14,041 8,327 5,715 -2,612 759 1,044 344
25 Russia 12,832 10,868 1,964 -8,903 497 397 1,048
  Total, all countries 1,275,909 915,079 360,830 -554,249 563 568 551

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transporation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from 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.