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Balance of International Payments

(in billions of dollars)

Item 1999119981997119961995 1994 1990 1985 1980 1975 1970 1965 1960
Exports of goods, services,
 and income receipts
$1,191.4$1,192.2$1,167.6$1,055.2$969.2$ 838.8 $652.9 $366.0 $343.2 $157.9 $68.4 $42.7 $30.5
 Goods, balance of payments basis, (excluding military) 670.3670.2678.3612.1575.9502.5 389.5 214.4 224.0 107.1 42.5 26.5 19.7
 Services2262.7263.7253.2236.8210.6198.7133.154.044.723.211.47.24.6
 Transfers under U.S. military
  agency sales contracts
17.617.215.214.613.412.4 9.8 9.0 8.2 3.9 1.5 0.8 0.3
 Receipts of income on U.S.
  assets abroad
256.5256.5236.0206.4182.7137.6 130.0 90.0 75.9 25.4 11.8 7.4 4.6
Imports of goods and services –1,099.9–1,098.2–1,295.5–1,163.5–1,082.3–954.3 –722.7 –461.2 –333.9 –132.6 –60.0 –32.8 –23.7
 Goods, balance of payments basis, excluding military –917.2–917.2–877.3–803.2–749.4–668.6 –497.6 –339.0 –249.3 –98.0 –39.9 –21.5 –14.8
 Services2–182.7–181.0–167.9–156.6–142.2–139.3–106.9–58.0–41.4–22.0–14.7–9.2–7.7
 Direct defense expenditures –12.2–12.8–11.3–10.9–9.8–10.3 –17.1 –12.0 –10.7 –4.8 –4.9 –3.0 –3.1
 Payments of income on foreign
  assets in U.S.
–257.5–263.4–250.3–203.6–190.7 –147.0 –118.1 –65.0 –43.2 –12.6 –5.5 –2.1 –1.2
Unilateral transfers, excluding
 military grants, net
–44.0–44.1–38.5–40.0–35.1 –36.0 –22.3 –15.0 –7.0 –4.6 –3.3 –2.9 –2.3
U.S. assets abroad, net –335.4–292.8–426.9–352.4–307.9–126.0 –57.7 –27.7 –86.1 –39.7 –9.3 –5.7 –4.1
 U.S. government assets
  abroad, net
—422.0–0.40.2–0.7–0.3 –0.3 2.9 –2.8 –5.2 –3.5 –1.6 –1.6 –1.1
 U.S. private assets abroad, net –328.2–285.6–426.1–358.4–297.8–131.0 –58.5 –26.0 –71.5 –35.4 –10.2 –5.3 –5.1
Foreign assets in U.S., net –482.2502.6690.5547.6424.5291.3 86.3 127.1 50.3 15.6 6.4 0.7 2.3
Balance on current account –217.1–220.6–166.4–148.2–148.2–151.2 –92.1 –118.0 3.7 18.4 2.4 5.4 2.8
NOTE: – denotes debits. Only selected items within each category are shown.
1. Revised.
2. Includes some goods that cannot be separately identified from services.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Accounts Data, June 2000. Web: www.bea.doc.gov .

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