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  • U.S. exports increased by 7.1 percent annually to $220.8 billion in 2014
  • U.S. imports increased by 7.3 percent annually to $145.7 billion in 2014

The United States reported a trade surplus in travel services of $75.1 billion in 2014, up from $57.9 billion in 2010. U.S. exports of travel services (which correspond to money spent in the United States by travelers from foreign countries) increased by $52.8 billion from 2010–14, while U.S. imports (which correspond to money spent by U.S. travelers in foreign countries) increased by $35.6 billion. The largest markets for U.S. exports were the European Union (EU), Canada, and China, while the largest suppliers of travel services were the EU, Mexico, and Canada. Personal travel continues to account for the majority of U.S. exports (62 percent in 2014), while air passenger fares (included here as a component of travel services) accounted for 20 percent the same year. For more information on U.S. trade in services, see chapter 1 of Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2016 Annual Report.