(Millions of trips)
|Country||Receipts from foreign residents||Payments by U.S. residents||Balance (receipts minus payments)|
|Total receipts||Travel receipts||Passenger fare receipts||Total payments||Travel payments||Passenger fare payments||Total balance||Travel balance||Passenger fare balance|
|Total, top 6 countries||50,229||38,859||11,370||39,148||28,565||10,583||11,126||10,294||832|
|Total all countries||102,787||82,042||20,745||88,734||64,537||24,197||14,053||17,505||-3,452|
NOTES: Countries are ranked by total receipts.
Travel-The travel accounts cover purchases of goods and services by U.S. citizens traveling abroad and by foreign travelers in the United States for business or personal reasons. These goods and services include food, lodging, recreation, gifts, entertainment, and other items incidental to a foreign visit.
Passenger fares-The passenger fare accounts cover fares paid by residents of one country to airline and vessel operators (carriers) of another country.
Receipts consist of fares received by U.S. air carriers from foreign residents for travel between the United States and foreign countries and between two foreign points and for travel on U.S. cruise vessels.
Payments consist of fares paid by U.S. residents to foreign air carriers for travel between the United States and foreign countries and for travel on foreign cruise vessels.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, July 2001, tables 1 and 10.