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Table MT.1 Machinery: 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
8,534
9,107
9,600
9,484
8,998
-485
-5.1
    Mexico
15,489
16,466
18,161
17,999
17,001
-998
-5.5
    Canada
25,093
24,805
25,865
23,341
20,458
-2,883
-12.4
    Germany
4,030
3,990
3,874
3,935
3,912
-23
-0.6
    Japan
3,067
3,406
3,825
4,306
3,750
-556
-12.9
    South Korea
5,638
5,602
6,510
5,920
5,293
-626
-10.6
    Taiwan
4,601
4,694
4,289
4,873
5,255
381
7.8
    Italy
1,012
1,088
1,047
1,104
962
-143
-12.9
    United Kingdom
2,956
3,050
3,650
3,445
3,387
-58
-1.7
    France
1,964
1,983
2,033
1,952
1,954
2
0.1
    All other
50,159
48,236
48,379
43,492
37,636
-5,856
-13.5
        Total domestic exports
122,544
122,428
127,233
119,850
108,606
-11,244
-9.4
Re-exports
15,985
17,188
18,648
18,869
19,399
531
2.8
Total U.S. exports (domestic and re-exports)
138,528
139,616
145,881
138,719
128,005
-10,713
-7.7
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    China
41,031
44,345
48,138
50,523
48,450
-2,073
-4.1
    Mexico
25,328
26,357
29,062
30,101
29,923
-178
-0.6
    Canada
13,374
13,592
13,694
12,914
12,161
-753
-5.8
    Germany
15,905
16,543
17,879
17,664
17,259
-405
-2.3
    Japan
20,831
18,911
18,827
17,376
17,379
3
(a)
    South Korea
6,892
6,635
7,111
7,579
7,082
-497
-6.6
    Taiwan
3,951
4,006
4,389
4,435
4,153
-282
-6.4
    Italy
6,100
6,315
7,215
7,039
6,800
-239
-3.4
    United Kingdom
3,994
3,998
4,238
4,124
3,733
-391
-9.5
    France
3,152
3,328
3,440
3,367
3,209
-158
-4.7
    All other
27,226
26,198
31,537
30,735
29,478
-1,258
-4.1
        Total general imports
167,784
170,227
185,530
185,858
179,627
-6,231
-3.4

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.

a Less than 0.05 percent.

Table MT.2 Machinery: 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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        MT019A    Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
13,116
13,133
14,555
15,892
16,642
750
4.7
        MT019      Semiconductor manufacturing equipment and robotics
13,552
13,617
15,051
16,336
17,076
739
4.5
        MT018      Non-metalworking machine tools
689
616
578
589
739
150
25.4
        MT011      Pulp, paper, and paperboard machinery
782
734
774
685
739
54
7.9
        MT016      Machine tool accessories
422
438
460
451
451
1
0.2
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        MT030      Miscellaneous machinery
11,307
11,383
11,950
11,152
9,523
-1,629
-14.6
        MT023      Electric motors, generators, and related equipment
9,315
8,322
8,928
7,642
6,104
-1,538
-20.1
        MT020      Taps, cocks, valves, and similar devices
9,104
10,266
11,259
10,916
9,420
-1,496
-13.7
        MT009      Farm and garden machinery and equipment
13,145
11,653
10,732
9,412
8,363
-1,050
-11.2
        MT001      Pumps for liquids
7,091
7,397
7,527
6,505
5,640
-865
-13.3
        MT002      Air-conditioning equipment and parts
9,228
9,576
9,581
8,727
7,877
-850
-9.7
        MT021      Mechanical power transmission equipment
3,065
2,978
4,345
4,127
3,314
-813
-19.7
        MT005      Centrifuges and filtering and purifying equipment
6,311
6,814
7,568
7,436
6,670
-766
-10.3
        MT003      Industrial thermal-processing equipment and furnaces
4,640
4,554
4,667
4,396
3,859
-537
-12.2
        MT029      Nonautomotive insulated electrical wire and related products
6,030
6,210
6,076
5,606
5,160
-447
-8.0
        MT004      Household appliances, including commercial applications
7,198
7,520
7,813
7,430
7,033
-396
-5.3
        MT015      Metal cutting machine tools
2,437
2,408
2,331
2,093
1,782
-311
-14.9
        MT024      Electrical transformers, static converters, and inductors
3,137
3,300
3,291
3,126
2,881
-244
-7.8
        MT017      Metal forming machine tools
1,402
1,321
1,236
1,250
1,024
-225
-18.0
        MT008      Mineral processing machinery
1,845
1,668
1,637
1,210
1,020
-190
-15.7
        MT012      Printing and related machinery
1,587
1,468
1,451
1,374
1,197
-177
-12.9
        MT028      Welding and soldering equipment
1,220
1,207
1,200
1,106
956
-150
-13.6
        MT004A    Major household appliances and parts
2,127
2,036
2,075
1,816
1,676
-140
-7.7
        MT013      Textile machinery
712
701
723
633
553
-80
-12.7
        MT031      Molds and molding machinery
2,193
2,147
2,121
2,047
1,973
-74
-3.6
        MT014      Metal rolling mills
424
348
302
252
180
-72
-28.7
        MT022      Boilers, turbines, and related machinery
1,732
1,846
1,670
1,747
1,681
-66
-3.8
        MT010      Industrial food-processing and related machinery
1,062
1,072
1,152
1,084
1,018
-65
-6.0
        MT026      Nonelectrically powered handtools
950
900
893
724
667
-57
-7.9
        MT027      Electric lamps (bulbs) and portable electric lights
718
730
646
563
517
-46
-8.1
        MT007      Scales and weighing machinery
215
212
230
208
188
-21
-9.9
        MT006      Wrapping, packaging, and can-sealing machinery
833
822
827
825
812
-13
-1.6
        MT025      Portable electric handtools
199
199
213
197
189
-8
-4.0
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Increases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        MT002      Air-conditioning equipment and parts
14,106
15,028
16,859
16,815
17,149
333
2.0
        MT004A    Major household appliances and parts
7,465
8,047
8,417
9,177
9,462
285
3.1
        MT006      Wrapping, packaging, and can-sealing machinery
2,263
2,435
2,585
2,455
2,702
247
10.1
        MT018      Non-metalworking machine tools
1,242
1,375
1,601
1,726
1,917
191
11.1
        MT010      Industrial food-processing and related machinery
1,070
1,290
1,354
1,394
1,552
159
11.4
        MT025      Portable electric handtools
2,782
3,083
3,016
3,474
3,587
113
3.3
        MT028      Welding and soldering equipment
1,372
1,420
1,340
1,447
1,550
103
7.1
        MT011      Pulp, paper, and paperboard machinery
1,264
982
1,222
1,363
1,454
92
6.7
        MT012      Printing and related machinery
1,377
1,388
1,499
1,492
1,575
82
5.5
        MT019      Semiconductor manufacturing equipment and robotics
12,917
11,695
14,227
11,966
12,034
68
0.6
        MT016      Machine tool accessories
921
858
1,016
993
1,018
24
2.5
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        MT020      Taps, cocks, valves, and similar devices
13,150
13,719
15,336
14,884
13,475
-1,409
-9.5
        MT001      Pumps for liquids
7,304
7,278
8,313
7,683
6,755
-928
-12.1
        MT030      Miscellaneous machinery
11,741
11,901
13,161
13,253
12,347
-906
-6.8
        MT009      Farm and garden machinery and equipment
8,110
8,691
9,134
8,592
7,705
-887
-10.3
        MT015      Metal cutting machine tools
5,742
5,084
5,115
4,855
4,348
-507
-10.5
        MT029      Nonautomotive insulated electrical wire and related products
7,369
7,640
8,451
8,414
7,906
-507
-6.0
        MT021      Mechanical power transmission equipment
5,489
5,043
5,550
5,644
5,233
-411
-7.3
        MT004      Household appliances, including commercial applications
21,503
22,619
24,323
26,282
25,873
-409
-1.6
        MT023      Electric motors, generators, and related equipment
13,499
12,402
13,239
13,578
13,205
-374
-2.8
        MT027      Electric lamps (bulbs) and portable electric lights
2,991
3,187
3,014
2,709
2,393
-316
-11.7
        MT024      Electrical transformers, static converters, and inductors
10,214
10,740
11,429
11,808
11,563
-245
-2.1
        MT022      Boilers, turbines, and related machinery
1,313
1,517
1,450
1,600
1,388
-212
-13.2
        MT013      Textile machinery
1,234
1,367
1,502
1,538
1,371
-167
-10.8
        MT003      Industrial thermal-processing equipment and furnaces
4,152
3,975
4,708
5,174
5,049
-125
-2.4
        MT014      Metal rolling mills
373
486
439
387
306
-81
-20.8
        MT005      Centrifuges and filtering and purifying equipment
5,862
5,988
6,633
6,636
6,569
-66
-1.0
        MT008      Mineral processing machinery
1,240
1,273
1,197
1,320
1,271
-50
-3.8
        MT031      Molds and molding machinery
3,580
4,007
4,032
4,477
4,444
-33
-0.7
        MT019A    Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
12,205
10,940
13,412
11,022
11,003
-19
-0.2
        MT026      Nonelectrically powered handtools
1,451
1,485
1,509
1,595
1,589
-6
-0.4
        MT007      Scales and weighing machinery
714
699
683
738
734
-3
-0.5
        MT017      Metal forming machine tools
1,439
1,569
1,591
1,568
1,566
-1
-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.