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Imports and Exports of Leading Commodities, 2004

by Principal SITC Groupings (in millions of dollars)

Item

2004 Cumulative

Exports

Imports

Total balance of payment basis $807,536 $1,472,926
Net adjustments –11,239 3,221
Selected commodities:    
ADP equipment; office machines 28,241 93,762
Airplane parts 15,295 4,824
Airplanes 24,493 11,389
Alcoholic bev.,distilled 684 4,022
Aluminum 3,807 9,547
Animal feeds 3,808 778
Artwork/antiques 1,322 5,307
Basketware, etc. 5,084 8,435
Cereal flour 1,802 2,730
Chemicals—cosmetics 7,441 6,948
Chemicals—dyeing 4,569 2,667
Chemicals—fertilizers 2,595 2,536
Chemicals—inorganic 6,196 8,276
Chemicals—medicinal 23,433 34,937
Chemicals—organic 25,852 35,447
Chemicals—plastics 25,202 14,222
Cigarettes 1,294 257
Clothing 4,423 72,316
Coal 2,758 2,416
Coffee 7 1,868
Copper 1,918 4,754
Cork, wood, lumber 3,857 10,605
Corn 6,132 127
Cotton, raw and linters 4,251 18
Crude fertilizers 1,724 1,471
Crude oil 277 136,030
Electrical machinery 73,320 93,290
Fish and preparations 3,517 11,177
Footwear 453 16,506
Furniture and bedding 4,084 27,737
Gem diamonds 939 14,661
General industrial machinery 34,824 45,632
Glass 2,651 2,711
Glassware 811 2,067
Gold, nonmonetary 4,430 3,996
Hides and skins 1,581 80
Iron and steel mill products 8,022 22,400
Jewelry 2,566 8,557
Lighting, plumbing 1,476 6,811
Liquefied propane/butane 426 2,899
Live animals 504 1,438
Meat and preparations $5,203 $5,707
Metal manufactures, n.e.s. 12,121 21,777
Metal ores; scrap 7,766 4,583
Metalworking machinery 5,983 6,262
Mineral fuels, other 2,701 2,349
Natural gas 2,125 23,908
Nickel 511 1,897
Oils/fats, vegetable 1,043 1,981
Optical goods 2,556 3,534
Paper and paperboard 10,689 16,581
Petroleum preparations 9,726 37,988
Photographic equipment 3,534 4,905
Plastic articles, n.e.s. 7,390 11,776
Platinum 548 3,508
Pottery 107 1,681
Power generating machinery 36,177 35,981
Printed materials 4,910 4,508
Pulp and waste paper 4,488 2,949
Records/magnetic media 4,757 6,799
Rice 1,161 237
Rubber articles, n.e.s. 1,520 2,733
Rubber tires and tubes 2,532 6,305
Scientific instruments 33,049 28,449
Ships, boats 1,649 2,084
Silver and bullion 275 1,013
Soybeans 6,680 53
Spacecraft 467 39
Specialized ind. mach. 28,842 26,417
Sugar 4 516
Television, VCR, etc. 20,072 87,885
Textile yarn, fabric 11,516 19,505
Tobacco, unmanufactured 1,044 690
Toys/games/sporting goods 3,403 22,479
Travel goods 312 5,655
Vegetables and fruits 8,890 12,787
Vehicles 65,217 187,723
Watches/clocks/parts 272 3,790
Wheat 5,148 162
Wood manufactures 1,796 12,309

NOTES: SITC = Standard International Trade Classification. Details may not equal totals due to rounding. Data not seasonally adjusted.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division. Web: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/current_press_release/exh15.txt .


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