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Top Trading Partners - December 2018

Data are goods only, on a Census Basis, in billions of dollars, unrevised.

For a full list of all trading partners and their rankings, see supplemental exhibit 4 in the FT-900.

Total Trade | Exports | Imports | Surpluses | Deficits


Year-to-Date Total Trade

Rank Country Exports Imports Total Trade Percent of Total Trade
--- Total, All Countries 1,664.1 2,542.8 4,206.9 100.0%
--- Total, Top 15 Countries 1,183.9 1,969.9 3,153.8 75.0%
1 China
120.3 539.5 659.8 15.7%
2 Canada
298.7 318.5 617.2 14.7%
3 Mexico
265.0 346.5 611.5 14.5%
4 Japan
75.0 142.6 217.6 5.2%
5 Germany
57.7 125.9 183.6 4.4%
6 Korea, South
56.3 74.3 130.6 3.1%
7 United Kingdom
66.2 60.8 127.0 3.0%
8 France
36.3 52.5 88.8 2.1%
9 India
33.1 54.4 87.5 2.1%
10 Italy
23.2 54.7 77.9 1.9%
11 Taiwan
30.2 45.8 76.0 1.8%
12 Netherlands
49.4 24.6 74.0 1.8%
13 Brazil
39.5 31.2 70.7 1.7%
14 Ireland
10.7 57.5 68.2 1.6%
15 Switzerland
22.2 41.1 63.4 1.5%

Year-to-Date Exports

Rank Country Exports Percent of Total Exports
--- Total, All Countries 1,664.1 100.0%
--- Total, Top 15 Countries 1,229.9 73.9%
1 Canada
298.7 18.0%
2 Mexico
265.0 15.9%
3 China
120.3 7.2%
4 Japan
75.0 4.5%
5 United Kingdom
66.2 4.0%
6 Germany
57.7 3.5%
7 Korea, South
56.3 3.4%
8 Netherlands
49.4 3.0%
9 Brazil
39.5 2.4%
10 Hong Kong
37.5 2.3%
11 France
36.3 2.2%
12 Singapore
33.1 2.0%
13 India
33.1 2.0%
14 Belgium
31.4 1.9%
15 Taiwan
30.2 1.8%

Year-to-Date Imports

Rank Country Imports Percent of Total Imports
--- Total, All Countries 2,542.8 100.0%
--- Total, Top 15 Countries 2,002.7 78.8%
1 China
539.5 21.2%
2 Mexico
346.5 13.6%
3 Canada
318.5 12.5%
4 Japan
142.6 5.6%
5 Germany
125.9 5.0%
6 Korea, South
74.3 2.9%
7 United Kingdom
60.8 2.4%
8 Ireland
57.5 2.3%
9 Italy
54.7 2.2%
10 India
54.4 2.1%
11 France
52.5 2.1%
12 Vietnam
49.2 1.9%
13 Taiwan
45.8 1.8%
14 Switzerland
41.1 1.6%
15 Malaysia
39.4 1.5%

Year-to-Date Surpluses

Rank Country Surplus
1 Hong Kong
31.1
2 Netherlands
24.8
3 Australia
15.2
4 United Arab Emirates
14.5
5 Belgium
14.2
6 Brazil
8.3
7 Panama
6.4
8 Singapore
5.9
9 United Kingdom
5.4
10 Argentina
5.1
11 Chile
4.0
12 Dominican Republic
3.3
13 Qatar
2.9
14 Bahamas
2.7
15 Egypt
2.6

Year-to-Date Deficits

Rank Country Deficit
1 China
-419.2
2 Mexico
-81.5
3 Germany
-68.3
4 Japan
-67.6
5 Ireland
-46.8
6 Vietnam
-39.5
7 Italy
-31.6
8 Malaysia
-26.5
9 India
-21.3
10 Canada
-19.8
11 Thailand
-19.3
12 Switzerland
-18.9
13 Korea, South
-17.9
14 France
-16.2
15 Taiwan
-15.5

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