America’s Top 20 Import States

America’s top 20 import states bought a total US$1.986 trillion or well over four-fifths (85.6%) worth of overall products imported into the United States in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a 9.1% increase since 2014 and a 7.4% year-over-year uptick from 2016. The five leading import states (California, Texas, Michigan, Illinois, New York) accounted for […]

Top 10 Exports from Texas

Nicknamed “The Lone Star State” and located in America’s South Central region, Texas shipped US$264.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 14.3% uptick from 2016 to 2017 but a -7.5% setback since 2014. Texas is America’s number one exporter by state ahead of California, Washington and New […]

Top North American Export Countries

Exports from North America were worth US$2.376 trillion for 2017, down by -1.6% since 2013 when comparable shipments totaled $2.414 trillion. Year over year, the value of North American exports appreciated by 7.3% from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $17.585 trillion in 2017, falling -6.9% in value since […]

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 […]

Maine’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Pine Tree State” located in America’s New England region within northeastern United States, Maine shipped US$2.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a -7.9% drop from 2016 to 2017 and a -5.8% decline since 2014. Maine is America’s 45th-biggest exporter by state behind front-runners Texas, California, […]

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 […]

Florida’s Top 10 Exports

Nicknamed “The Sunshine State”, Florida shipped US$55 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a 5.7% increase from 2016 to 2017 but a -5.8% downturn since 2014. Florida mostly occupies a peninsula in the southeastern-most region of the continental United States separating the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic […]

US Crude Oil Exports & Imports by State

Based on United States Census Bureau’s foreign trade statistics, the 7 leading American states in terms of unprocessed petroleum shipments exported US$22.4 billion worth of crude oil in 2017. That dollar amount contrasts starkly with the $132.8 billion in crude oil purchases from international sources by America’s top 22 import states resulting in a -$110.5 […]