In 2017, U.S. cross-border exports of distribution services totaled $49.4 billion, while imports totaled $64.6 billion. This yielded a trade deficit of $15.2 billion. Exports increased by 5.8 percent from 2016, while imports increased by 5.4 percent. The EU, Japan, and Canada were the largest markets for U.S. cross-border exports of distribution services and the largest suppliers of imports. For more information on trade in distribution services, see Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2019 Annual Report.