US Export Statistics – June 2017

Heather Noggle   June 21, 2017   Comments Off on US Export Statistics – June 2017

This comes via The Balance, a money site:

In 2016, total U.S. trade with foreign countries was $4.9 trillion. That was $2.2 trillion in exports and $2.7 trillion in imports of both goods and services. The United States was the world’s third-largest exporter, after China and the European Union. It was the world’s second-largest largest importer after the EU. (Source: “U.S. Trade in Goods and Services,” U.S. Census. CIA World Factbook Rankings.)

Read the whole thing. You probably notice a few things – exports lag when compared to imports for one.  Only 13% of the exports are consumer goods; 10% are automobiles.