United States Exports  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Exports of goods and services from the US rose USD 3.5 billion, or 1.8 percent, from the previous month to an all-time high of USD 203.4 billion in December 2017. Goods exports increased by USD 3.4 billion to USD 137.5 billion, boosted by higher sales of: industrial supplies and materials, mainly organic chemicals and fuel oil; and capital goods, of which civilian aircraft and other industrial machines. Also, exports of services went up USD 0.1 billion to USD 65.9 billion. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, exports rose to Japan (11.4 percent), China (7.5 percent) and the EU (5.2 percent), but fell to Mexico (-9 percent) and Canada (-7.4 percent). Considering 2017 full year, exports increased USD 121.2 billion, or 5.5 percent, from the previous year to USD 2.33 trillion. Exports in the United States averaged 53064.42 USD Million from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 203351 USD Million in December of 2017 and a record low of 772 USD Million in March of 1950.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-05 01:30 PM Exports $195.91B $195.93B $195B
2018-01-05 01:30 PM Exports $200.22B $195.78B $ 196.4B
2018-02-06 01:30 PM Exports $203.35B $199.81B $ 200.8B
2018-03-07 01:30 PM Exports $203.35B $ 204.6B
2018-04-05 12:30 PM Exports $ 206.3B
2018-05-03 12:30 PM Exports $ 207.3B


United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -53118.00 -50435.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 203351.00 199806.00 203351.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 256469.00 250241.00 256469.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -100600.00 -124397.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.60 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -7768745.00 -7934901.00 -1232107.00 -8217356.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.85 100.14 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -119272.00 33509.00 272938.00 -193364.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 42627.00 46199.00 47465.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 27318.00 57462.00 157830.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 10038.00 9637.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 20379.00 20293.00 21223.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5721658.00 5921333.00 8364940.00 2095665.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 5.43 4.88 7.39 3.70 [+]
Weapons Sales 9894.00 10184.00 16071.00 1769.00 USD Million [+]

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United States Exports

The United States is the world's third biggest exporter, yet exports account only for 13 percent of GDP. Main exports are: capital goods (39 percent of total exports) and industrial supplies (28 percent). Others include: consumer goods (12 percent); automotive vehicles, parts and engines (10.5 percent); foods, feeds and beverages (7 percent). In 2017, main exports partners were: Canada (18 percent of total exports), Mexico (16 percent), China (8.5 percent), Japan (4 percent), Germany (3 percent) and the United Kingdom (3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
203351.00 199806.00 203351.00 772.00 1950 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




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