America’s Top 20 Export States

Shipments from America’s top 20 export states were worth a total US$1.223 trillion in 2017 or over four-fifths (81.9%) of overall exports from the United States. That dollar amount reflects a -4.9% drop since 2014 but a 6.9% year-over-year gain from 2016. The five leading export states (Texas, California, Washington, New York and Illinois) accounted […]

USA-China Key Product Trade Stats 2017

The United States of America incurred a total -US$395.8 billion deficit exchanging exported and imported goods with the People’s Republic of China during 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 17.3% expansion from America’s -$337.4 billion negative trade balance with China five years earlier in 2013. To give some context to the magnitude of China’s product […]

California’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Golden State” stretching along America’s west coast within the Pacific Region, California shipped US$171.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 5.1% uptick from 2016 to 2017 but a -1.1% setback since 2014. California is America’s second-biggest exporter by state behind Texas. The value of California’s […]

Top United States Trade Balances

Refined petroleum, soya beans, corn and semi-conductor making machinery are major drivers for the highest positive trade balances for the United States. Cars, crude oil and smartphones represent major factors causing the US to endure the greatest trade deficits by product. America’s trade balance for all products totaled a -US$862.7 billion deficit for 2017, up […]

Top Canadian Trade Balances

Trucks, auto parts or accessories, smartphones and other technology-related goods were major factors behind Canada’s highest product trade deficits during 2018. China and Mexico placed first and second respectively among trade partners with which Canada experienced the highest negative trade balances. Canada’s overall trade deficit for all products equaled -US$11.8 billion in 2017, up by […]

US Imported Cars by Supplier Countries

In 2017, the United States of America imported US$179.6 billion worth of cars from a total 82 global trade partners. Globally, the value for all US import purchases of cars in 2017 showed a 15.5% increase since 2013 and a 3.9% gain from 2016 to 2017. Among countries, Canada furnished 24.4% of America’s imported cars […]

US Crude Oil Imports by Supplier Countries

The United States of America imported US$139.1 billion worth of crude oil from a total 50 global trade partners. The global value for all US import purchases of crude oil in 2017 declined by -50.2% since 2013 but a 23.4% increase from 2016 to 2017. Among countries, Canada furnished almost two-fifths (38.3%) of America’s imported […]

Top North American Export Countries

Exports from North America were worth US$2.377 trillion for 2017, down by -8.2% since 2013 when comparable shipments totaled $2.414 trillion. Year over year, the value of North American exports appreciated by 8.8% from 2016 to 2017. North American exports represent an estimated 13.6% of overall world exports, down from 14% one year earlier in […]