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U.S. Trade in Professional Services: 2013–17

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In 2017, U.S. cross-border exports of professional services totaled $163.1 billion, while imports totaled $96.8 billion. This yielded a trade surplus of $66.3 billion. Exports increased by 7.1 percent from 2016, while imports increased by 4.6 percent. The EU, Switzerland, and Singapore were the largest markets for U.S. cross-border exports of professional services and the EU, India, and Canada were the largest suppliers of imports. For more information on trade in professional services, see Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2017 Annual Report.