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Table EL.1 Electronic products: U.S. exports and general imports, by selected trading partners, 2012–16

 
Million $
 
           
Absolute change,
Percent change,
Item 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2015-16 2015-16
U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    China
12,330
14,124
14,538
15,187
14,944
-243
-1.6
    Mexico
18,891
20,723
21,691
23,287
21,103
-2,184
-9.4
    Malaysia
4,705
4,531
5,221
5,146
4,743
-403
-7.8
    Japan
11,251
10,385
10,152
9,584
9,402
-182
-1.9
    Canada
18,704
17,974
17,548
15,901
15,188
-713
-4.5
    South Korea
7,173
6,715
6,855
7,267
6,572
-695
-9.6
    Germany
7,948
7,956
8,232
8,197
8,087
-110
-1.3
    Taiwan
3,735
3,536
3,736
4,229
4,883
654
15.5
    Thailand
2,154
2,224
2,355
2,246
2,438
193
8.6
    Vietnam
800
626
696
723
2,061
1,338
184.9
    All other
79,326
78,318
78,353
74,377
70,749
-3,629
-4.9
        Total domestic exports
167,018
167,113
169,376
166,145
160,170
-5,975
-3.6
Re-exports
90,680
94,077
98,456
97,934
100,364
2,431
2.5
Total U.S. exports (domestic and re-exports)
257,698
261,190
267,833
264,079
260,535
-3,544
-1.3
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    China
170,940
176,141
186,700
189,254
180,413
-8,840
-4.7
    Mexico
65,628
65,188
65,059
72,477
73,566
1,089
1.5
    Malaysia
17,210
19,180
22,090
25,371
28,545
3,175
12.5
    Japan
26,300
24,214
22,906
21,676
21,255
-421
-1.9
    Canada
9,521
9,101
9,114
8,935
8,924
-11
-0.1
    South Korea
14,610
16,701
17,379
16,167
16,568
402
2.5
    Germany
14,208
14,241
15,256
14,849
14,459
-390
-2.6
    Taiwan
17,253
16,378
17,342
16,331
16,452
122
0.7
    Thailand
10,975
11,574
12,341
13,342
13,537
195
1.5
    Vietnam
1,676
3,214
5,579
9,810
11,707
1,897
19.3
    All other
67,151
65,725
65,311
61,653
64,683
3,031
4.9
        Total general imports
415,472
421,656
439,079
449,865
450,110
246
0.1

Source: Compiled from official statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce. These reflect all official revisions of previously published data up to June 2016 (accessed March 27, 2017).

Note: Import values are based on customs value; export values are based on free along ship value, U.S. port of export. Calculations based on unrounded data. The countries shown are those with the largest total U.S. trade (U.S. general imports plus U.S. domestic exports) in these products in the current year.

Table EL.2 Electronic products: Leading changes in U.S. exports and imports, 2012–16

 
Million $
 
           
Absolute change,
Percent change,
USITC code and industry/commodity group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2015-16 2015-16
U.S. domestic exports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Increases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EL015        Semiconductors and integrated circuits
26,407
26,067
27,446
27,741
28,087
346
1.2
        EL006        Radio and television broadcasting equipment
963
870
901
762
964
202
26.5
        EL019        Optical fibers, optical fiber bundles and cables
1,202
1,105
1,098
1,176
1,287
111
9.4
        EL009        Printed circuits
1,299
1,304
1,422
1,215
1,312
96
7.9
        EL023        Watches and clocks
397
355
368
383
414
32
8.2
        EL016        Miscellaneous electrical equipment
2,628
2,587
2,435
2,801
2,824
24
0.8
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EL025        Measuring, testing, and controlling instruments
26,390
26,554
25,713
23,935
22,610
-1,325
-5.5
        EL017        Computers, peripherals, and parts
20,960
20,031
20,515
19,281
18,123
-1,158
-6.0
        EL003        Consumer electronics
4,808
4,558
4,469
4,659
3,696
-964
-20.7
        EL002        Telecommunications equipment
15,172
16,269
17,099
17,558
16,645
-913
-5.2
        EL003A      Television receivers and video monitors
1,383
1,217
1,234
1,790
1,163
-627
-35.0
        EL011        Circuit apparatus not exceeding 1000V
6,538
6,809
7,274
7,400
6,794
-606
-8.2
        EL012        Circuit apparatus assemblies
3,352
3,828
4,116
4,077
3,727
-350
-8.6
        EL022        Medical goods
33,434
33,462
33,727
33,203
32,923
-280
-0.8
        EL013        Parts of circuit apparatus
2,860
2,845
3,142
3,200
2,991
-208
-6.5
        EL004        Blank and prerecorded media
3,471
3,214
2,949
2,447
2,276
-171
-7.0
        EL018        Photographic film and paper
1,793
1,802
1,659
1,686
1,550
-136
-8.1
        EL021        Photographic cameras and equipment
1,505
1,447
1,340
1,207
1,076
-131
-10.9
        EL008        Electrical capacitors and resistors
1,292
1,319
1,369
1,250
1,140
-109
-8.7
        EL020        Optical goods, including ophthalmic goods
5,465
5,483
5,860
5,942
5,836
-106
-1.8
        EL024        Drawing, drafting, and calculating instruments
564
427
430
399
326
-73
-18.3
        EL007        Electric sound and visual signaling apparatus
1,380
1,342
1,383
1,344
1,274
-70
-5.2
        EL005        Navigational instruments and remote control apparatus
3,393
3,842
3,022
3,037
2,967
-70
-2.3
        EL010        Circuit apparatus exceeding 1000V
792
754
801
713
653
-60
-8.4
        EL001        Office machines
713
619
555
495
463
-32
-6.5
        EL014        Electron tubes
242
219
284
234
211
-23
-9.9
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Increases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EL015        Semiconductors and integrated circuits
37,471
37,947
39,037
40,133
44,212
4,078
10.2
        EL002        Telecommunications equipment
83,922
91,785
98,262
105,085
107,795
2,710
2.6
        EL022        Medical goods
32,693
34,213
36,181
37,815
40,163
2,348
6.2
        EL004        Blank and prerecorded media
4,269
4,662
5,654
6,862
8,197
1,335
19.4
        EL020        Optical goods, including ophthalmic goods
9,300
9,498
10,063
10,073
10,723
650
6.5
        EL012        Circuit apparatus assemblies
7,842
9,009
9,604
10,044
10,457
413
4.1
        EL016        Miscellaneous electrical equipment
6,281
6,536
7,281
8,249
8,554
305
3.7
        EL007        Electric sound and visual signaling apparatus
2,988
3,084
3,364
3,453
3,629
176
5.1
        EL019        Optical fibers, optical fiber bundles and cables
764
836
856
978
1,127
149
15.2
        EL011        Circuit apparatus not exceeding 1000V
9,375
9,735
10,104
10,148
10,254
106
1.0
        EL021        Photographic cameras and equipment
856
833
821
822
918
95
11.6
        EL010        Circuit apparatus exceeding 1000V
758
670
697
720
790
70
9.7
        EL018        Photographic film and paper
930
875
964
907
943
36
4.0
        EL009        Printed circuits
1,894
1,923
1,979
2,050
2,082
32
1.6
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EL017        Computers, peripherals, and parts
122,736
121,106
121,512
119,579
112,527
-7,052
-5.9
        EL003        Consumer electronics
47,967
43,195
42,836
42,712
39,337
-3,375
-7.9
        EL003A      Television receivers and video monitors
27,594
24,279
24,363
24,368
21,423
-2,946
-12.1
        EL023        Watches and clocks
4,836
5,119
5,411
5,680
5,012
-668
-11.8
        EL025        Measuring, testing, and controlling instruments
23,505
24,096
25,757
25,987
25,494
-492
-1.9
        EL008        Electrical capacitors and resistors
2,294
2,411
3,270
2,723
2,369
-354
-13.0
        EL005        Navigational instruments and remote control apparatus
6,597
6,183
6,981
7,196
6,983
-212
-3.0
        EL006        Radio and television broadcasting equipment
3,351
3,064
3,233
3,598
3,527
-71
-2.0
        EL024        Drawing, drafting, and calculating instruments
273
275
302
300
289
-11
-3.7
        EL013        Parts of circuit apparatus
2,713
2,814
3,127
2,942
2,932
-10
-0.3
        EL014        Electron tubes
342
311
282
249
240
-9
-3.4
        EL001        Office machines
1,513
1,479
1,499
1,560
1,558
-2
-0.1

Source: Compiled from official statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce. These reflect all official revisions of previously published data up to June 2016 (accessed March 27, 2017).

Note: Import values are based on customs value; export values are based on free along ship value, U.S. port of export. Calculations based on unrounded data.