Exports and imports of goods and services

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Table 4.6 Exports and imports of goods and services

Category

Billions of chained 2012 dollars

Annual rate of change

1998

2008

2018

2028

1998–08

2008–18

2018–28

Exports of goods and services

$1,212.9

$1,925.4

$2,546.6

$3,421.3

4.7

2.8

3.0

Goods

868.5

1,350.4

1,777.3

2,764.5

4.5

2.8

4.5

Nonagricultural

771.8

1,215.0

1,593.3

2,556.5

4.6

2.7

4.8

Agricultural

100.2

135.4

184.5

194.9

3.1

3.1

0.5

Services

343.8

574.7

772.1

741.1

5.3

3.0

-0.4

Residual1

-3.0

0.4

-3.3

-71.2

 

Imports of goods and services

1,536.4

2,587.1

3,460.6

4,558.3

5.3

3.0

2.8

Goods

1,279.3

2,160.8

2,909.8

4,040.9

5.4

3.0

3.3

Nonpetroleum

935.4

1,657.1

2,479.1

3,599.8

5.9

4.1

3.8

Petroleum

434.7

522.5

401.4

332.8

1.9

-2.6

-1.9

Services

255.9

425.2

552.0

565.1

5.2

2.6

0.2

Residual2

-89.6

-17.8

28.1

60.7

 

Trade surplus/deficit

-323.5

-661.6

-914.0

-1,137.0

7.4

3.3

2.2

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: Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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