Exports and imports of goods and services

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Table 4.6 Exports and imports of goods and services, 1996, 2006, 2016, and projected 2026

Category

Billions of chained 2009 dollars

Annual rate of change

1996

2006

2016

2026

1996–06

2006–16

2016–26

Exports of goods and services

$986.0

$1,506.7

$2,120.0

$3,266.0

4.3

3.5

4.4

Goods

672.4

1,062.0

1,447.5

2,308.4

4.7

3.1

4.8

Nonagricultural

599.8

970.8

1,317.8

2,177.8

4.9

3.1

5.2

Agricultural

75.5

91.5

129.9

144.2

1.9

3.6

1.0

Services

317.4

443.5

672.8

973.9

3.4

4.3

3.8

Residual1

-6.6

0.9

-0.5

-29.8

 

Imports of goods and services

1,100.6

2,301.1

2,706.3

3,919.1

7.7

1.6

3.8

Goods

891.5

1,925.4

2,220.0

3,336.5

8.0

1.4

4.2

Nonpetroleum

715.9

1,622.6

2,057.9

3,245.4

8.5

2.4

4.7

Petroleum

217.7

309.0

231.0

212.8

3.6

-2.9

-0.8

Services

210.1

370.5

484.1

586.4

5.8

2.7

1.9

Residual2

-43.0

-1.0

-66.6

-125.5

 

Trade surplus/deficit

-114.6

-794.3

-586.3

-653.1

21.4

-3.0

1.1

Footnotes:
  1 The residual following the detail categories for exports is the difference between the aggregate of "exports of goods and services" and the sum of the figures of those separate categories for exports of goods and services.
  2 The residual following the detail categories for imports is the difference between the aggregate of 'imports of goods and services" and the sum of the figures of those separate categories for imports of goods and services.
Note: Dash indicates data not computable or not applicable.
Source: Historical data: Bureau of Economic Analysis; Projected data: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Last Modified Date: October 24, 2017