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Table MX.1 Mexico: U.S. total exports, general imports, and merchandise trade balance, by major industry/commodity sectors, 2012–16

 
Million $
 
           
Absolute change,
Percent change,
Item 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2015-16 2015-16
U.S. total exports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Agricultural products
19,474
18,868
20,087
18,298
18,520
223
1.2
    Forest products
5,528
5,747
5,839
5,858
5,757
-101
-1.7
    Chemicals and related products
32,326
33,714
35,755
34,114
32,996
-1,118
-3.3
    Energy-related products
24,128
23,507
24,113
18,501
20,615
2,113
11.4
    Textiles and apparel
4,971
5,359
5,732
5,997
5,442
-554
-9.2
    Footwear
97
121
120
134
97
-38
-28.0
    Minerals and metals
19,599
20,893
23,062
22,750
20,994
-1,756
-7.7
    Machinery
19,675
21,197
23,207
23,472
23,133
-339
-1.4
    Transportation equipment
35,655
39,088
41,359
42,259
39,954
-2,305
-5.5
    Electronic products
45,042
47,915
50,645
54,149
53,648
-501
-0.9
    Miscellaneous manufactures
2,763
2,654
3,018
3,080
3,042
-38
-1.2
    Special provisions
6,615
6,892
7,394
7,134
6,762
-372
-5.2
        Total
215,875
225,954
240,331
235,745
230,959
-4,786
-2.0
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Agricultural products
17,752
19,296
21,218
23,008
24,896
1,888
8.2
    Forest products
1,525
1,652
1,817
1,951
1,911
-40
-2.1
    Chemicals and related products
9,130
9,652
10,657
10,759
10,616
-143
-1.3
    Energy-related products
39,816
34,813
30,282
13,674
8,727
-4,947
-36.2
    Textiles and apparel
5,784
5,830
5,976
5,902
5,806
-96
-1.6
    Footwear
492
549
499
494
413
-81
-16.3
    Minerals and metals
21,997
19,278
19,505
18,108
18,107
-1
(a)
    Machinery
25,328
26,357
29,062
30,101
29,923
-178
-0.6
    Transportation equipment
77,861
85,152
96,660
104,406
105,200
794
0.8
    Electronic products
65,628
65,188
65,059
72,477
73,566
1,089
1.5
    Miscellaneous manufactures
5,005
5,382
6,114
6,547
6,785
238
3.6
    Special provisions
7,275
7,408
8,891
8,982
8,200
-782
-8.7
        Total
277,594
280,556
295,739
296,408
294,151
-2,257
-0.8
U.S. merchandise trade balance:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Agricultural products
1,722
-428
-1,131
-4,710
-6,376
-1,666
-35.4
    Forest products
4,004
4,095
4,022
3,908
3,847
-61
-1.6
    Chemicals and related products
23,196
24,062
25,098
23,355
22,380
-975
-4.2
    Energy-related products
-15,688
-11,306
-6,169
4,828
11,888
7,060
146.2
    Textiles and apparel
-813
-472
-244
94
-364
-458
(b)
    Footwear
-395
-428
-379
-360
-317
43
12.0
    Minerals and metals
-2,398
1,615
3,557
4,642
2,887
-1,756
-37.8
    Machinery
-5,653
-5,160
-5,855
-6,629
-6,790
-161
-2.4
    Transportation equipment
-42,206
-46,063
-55,301
-62,148
-65,246
-3,099
-5.0
    Electronic products
-20,586
-17,272
-14,415
-18,328
-19,918
-1,590
-8.7
    Miscellaneous manufactures
-2,242
-2,728
-3,096
-3,467
-3,743
-276
-8.0
    Special provisions
-659
-515
-1,496
-1,848
-1,438
410
22.2
        Total
-61,719
-54,602
-55,408
-60,663
-63,192
-2,529
-4.2

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. Sectors are ordered by the level of processing of the products classified within each sector.

aLess than 0.05 percent.
bNot meaningful for purposes of comparison.

Table MX.2 Mexico: 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. total exports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Increases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EP005        Petroleum products
20,632
19,439
19,219
15,000
16,891
1,891
12.6
        EL015        Semiconductors and integrated circuits
5,663
6,549
6,486
6,954
7,635
681
9.8
        TE009        Motor vehicles
4,296
4,767
4,770
4,052
4,663
611
15.1
        TE002        Internal combustion piston engines, other than for aircraft
4,823
5,545
7,265
6,087
6,519
432
7.1
        EP006        Natural gas and components
2,776
3,346
4,313
3,031
3,444
413
13.6
        EL022        Medical goods
2,175
2,236
2,433
2,729
3,068
338
12.4
        AG030       Cereals
4,459
3,371
3,505
3,343
3,622
278
8.3
        TE006        Primary cells and batteries and electric storage batteries
638
859
905
972
1,167
195
20.0
        EL016        Miscellaneous electrical equipment
803
867
906
973
1,132
158
16.2
        MM036A   Unrefined and refined copper
82
30
12
37
178
141
379.9
        MT031      Molds and molding machinery
691
732
623
689
829
140
20.3
        MM031     Miscellaneous products of base metal
2,867
3,037
3,445
3,445
3,572
127
3.7
        AG003       Swine and pork
958
1,034
1,363
1,091
1,218
127
11.6
        TE007        Ignition, starting, lighting, and other electrical equipment
1,194
1,409
1,568
1,701
1,818
117
6.9
        EL011        Circuit apparatus not exceeding 1000V
3,052
3,463
3,803
3,910
4,018
108
2.8
        CH001       Major primary olefins
162
91
67
68
175
107
157.1
        MT018      Non-metalworking machine tools
52
63
64
72
178
106
146.2
        TE012        Trailers, semi-trailers, and parts
308
394
390
433
538
105
24.3
        TE015        Motors and engines, except internal combustion, aircraft, or electric
199
227
247
257
347
90
34.9
        AG015C     Vegetable seeds
187
207
205
217
303
86
39.7
        MM023     Iron and steel waste and scrap
301
254
262
287
371
84
29.4
        MS019      Arms, ammunition, and armored vehicles
70
37
41
49
131
82
167.4
        AG015       Seeds
321
371
369
380
459
79
20.7
        MM039     Lead and related articles
51
65
65
50
127
76
151.7
        EL007        Electric sound and visual signaling apparatus
349
412
459
462
537
76
16.4
        EL017        Computers, peripherals, and parts
14,219
14,665
15,739
16,458
16,534
75
0.5
        AG013       Animal feeds
1,428
1,458
1,555
1,437
1,503
66
4.6
        MT030      Miscellaneous machinery
1,290
1,421
1,485
1,542
1,606
64
4.2
        CH009       Chlor-alkali chemicals
328
313
307
302
365
63
20.8
        MM015     Glass containers
30
15
20
27
89
62
226.4
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        TE010        Certain motor-vehicle parts
15,653
16,659
16,648
18,533
16,631
-1,902
-10.3
        EL002        Telecommunications equipment
6,259
6,236
5,805
7,077
5,546
-1,532
-21.6
        MM004     Copper ores and concentrates
922
1,548
2,178
2,502
1,726
-777
-31.0
        TE004        Construction and mining equipment
2,669
2,836
2,449
1,981
1,289
-692
-34.9
        MM025     Steel mill products
4,657
4,619
5,018
4,499
3,904
-595
-13.2
        TE013        Aircraft, spacecraft, and related equipment
2,558
3,300
3,005
3,587
3,023
-564
-15.7
        TE008        Rail locomotive and rolling stock
1,014
933
1,366
1,599
1,227
-372
-23.3
        CH032       Tires and tubes
1,514
1,568
1,835
1,682
1,410
-272
-16.2
        EL003        Consumer electronics
2,884
2,794
3,258
3,737
3,494
-243
-6.5
        MM025B   Plates, sheets, and strips of carbon and alloy steels
2,316
2,226
2,299
2,192
1,969
-223
-10.2
        TE001        Aircraft engines and gas turbines
1,047
797
1,040
1,228
1,013
-215
-17.5
        MM037     Unwrought aluminum
1,031
954
1,061
1,005
794
-211
-21.0
        CH006       Certain organic chemicals
3,885
3,742
3,738
3,080
2,892
-188
-6.1
        MT005      Centrifuges and filtering and purifying equipment
778
929
1,192
1,247
1,069
-178
-14.3
        MM036     Copper and related articles
1,888
1,939
1,860
1,882
1,714
-169
-9.0
        TX005        Apparel
910
947
1,032
1,108
941
-168
-15.1
        TX002        Fabrics
2,598
2,758
2,969
3,057
2,889
-168
-5.5
        MM025L   Pipes and tubes of carbon and alloy steels
648
693
778
554
393
-161
-29.1
        CH030       Other plastics in primary forms
2,551
2,706
2,918
3,040
2,891
-149
-4.9
        MT002      Air-conditioning equipment and parts
2,273
2,305
2,860
2,395
2,255
-140
-5.8
        MM038     Aluminum mill products
1,781
2,058
2,140
2,191
2,057
-134
-6.1
        MM025G  Plates, sheets, and strips of stainless steels
262
436
739
762
632
-130
-17.0
        CH004       Organic commodity chemicals
2,514
2,516
2,343
1,527
1,397
-130
-8.5
        MM037A   Primary and secondary aluminum
866
800
853
786
664
-122
-15.5
        MT022      Boilers, turbines, and related machinery
77
102
71
173
51
-122
-70.5
        EP002        Nuclear materials
69
64
68
125
6
-119
-95.5
        TX006        Miscellaneous textile products
645
751
862
940
824
-116
-12.3
        CH019       Medicinal chemicals
1,755
1,609
1,759
1,685
1,570
-115
-6.8
        MM038C   Aluminum plate, sheet, and strip
1,026
1,114
1,221
1,278
1,166
-111
-8.7
        AG005       Poultry
1,020
1,140
1,243
1,000
890
-110
-11.0
U.S. general imports:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Increases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EL017        Computers, peripherals, and parts
16,210
15,000
14,681
17,952
19,079
1,127
6.3
        TE010        Certain motor-vehicle parts
26,847
28,374
32,205
35,474
36,542
1,068
3.0
        EL002        Telecommunications equipment
10,167
10,889
9,513
12,091
13,106
1,015
8.4
        AG018       Fresh, chilled, or frozen vegetables
4,409
4,957
5,063
5,256
6,043
787
15.0
        EL022        Medical goods
5,747
5,833
6,289
6,640
7,335
695
10.5
        TE002        Internal combustion piston engines, other than for aircraft
6,862
7,640
7,931
7,777
8,189
411
5.3
        MM020     Precious metals and non-numismatic coins
9,311
6,779
5,380
4,730
5,104
374
7.9
        AG040       Malt beverages
1,825
1,925
2,458
2,729
3,103
374
13.7
        AG021       Tropical fruit
1,164
1,456
1,764
2,050
2,351
301
14.7
        AG024       Other fresh fruit
1,485
1,540
1,781
2,059
2,330
272
13.2
        TE007        Ignition, starting, lighting, and other electrical equipment
2,428
2,615
2,851
3,127
3,386
260
8.3
        MS011      Lamps and lighting fittings
1,310
1,436
1,837
1,965
2,217
252
12.8
        MM020A   Unrefined and refined gold
5,427
3,668
2,778
2,672
2,921
250
9.3
        AG034       Pasta, cereals, and other bakery goods
932
954
942
1,073
1,288
215
20.1
        EL012        Circuit apparatus assemblies
2,967
3,548
3,825
3,965
4,176
211
5.3
        EL020        Optical goods, including ophthalmic goods
379
516
520
575
776
201
35.0
        AG020       Edible nuts
347
306
439
486
641
155
32.0
        MM031     Miscellaneous products of base metal
2,621
2,771
3,118
3,272
3,426
154
4.7
        TE014        Ships, tugs, pleasure boats, and similar vessels
69
80
129
242
396
154
63.5
        MT002      Air-conditioning equipment and parts
3,761
4,381
5,324
5,109
5,232
123
2.4
        EL025        Measuring, testing, and controlling instruments
4,145
4,313
4,746
4,941
5,045
104
2.1
        MT004A    Major household appliances and parts
3,256
3,287
3,364
3,744
3,847
103
2.7
        EL019        Optical fibers, optical fiber bundles and cables
287
349
356
413
515
102
24.8
        AG022       Citrus fruit
278
329
415
404
502
98
24.1
        MS017      Works of art and miscellaneous manufactured goods
123
158
164
202
293
91
44.9
        MM025B   Plates, sheets, and strips of carbon and alloy steels
545
591
679
462
552
90
19.5
        AG037       Cocoa, chocolate, and confectionery
959
975
993
1,038
1,115
77
7.4
        TE006        Primary cells and batteries and electric storage batteries
717
775
812
762
838
76
9.9
        EL007        Electric sound and visual signaling apparatus
589
612
640
685
754
69
10.1
        CH033       Miscellaneous plastic products
2,848
3,174
3,495
3,641
3,709
68
1.9
    Decreases:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        EP004        Crude petroleum
37,217
31,940
27,740
12,487
7,583
-4,904
-39.3
        EL003        Consumer electronics
17,513
16,167
15,133
15,462
13,532
-1,930
-12.5
        EL003A      Television receivers and video monitors
15,517
13,618
12,116
12,379
10,496
-1,883
-15.2
        TE009        Motor vehicles
35,695
40,493
46,742
50,714
50,009
-705
-1.4
        EL008        Electrical capacitors and resistors
402
375
1,177
783
406
-377
-48.2
        AG002       Cattle and beef
1,242
1,069
1,543
1,918
1,631
-286
-14.9
        TE004        Construction and mining equipment
1,073
826
992
913
639
-274
-30.0
        MT029      Nonautomotive insulated electrical wire and related products
2,302
2,408
2,649
2,507
2,309
-198
-7.9
        EL015        Semiconductors and integrated circuits
1,162
1,081
1,250
1,661
1,475
-186
-11.2
        TX005        Apparel
3,939
3,916
3,967
3,818
3,658
-159
-4.2
        MM025     Steel mill products
2,473
2,549
3,209
2,170
2,029
-141
-6.5
        AG012       Sugar and other sweeteners
908
1,220
880
898
773
-125
-13.9
        TE012        Trailers, semi-trailers, and parts
743
739
994
1,287
1,165
-121
-9.4
        TX005C      Men's and boys' trousers
1,468
1,489
1,465
1,427
1,306
-120
-8.4
        MM025L   Pipes and tubes of carbon and alloy steels
834
794
1,169
835
716
-118
-14.2
        AG012A    Sugar
831
1,099
735
796
680
-116
-14.5
        MM036     Copper and related articles
1,255
956
1,099
1,064
957
-108
-10.1
        MS006      Precious jewelry and related articles
278
294
326
311
205
-105
-33.9
        MM027     Fabricated structurals
305
243
233
237
135
-102
-43.1
        TE008        Rail locomotive and rolling stock
176
202
217
242
151
-91
-37.7
        MM025A   Ingots, blooms, billets, and slabs of carbon and alloy steels
332
395
642
343
259
-84
-24.6
        CH007       Miscellaneous inorganic chemicals
327
357
485
386
305
-81
-21.0
        FW001      Footwear
492
549
499
494
413
-81
-16.3
        AG028       Coffee and tea
596
481
403
350
274
-76
-21.7
        MT020      Taps, cocks, valves, and similar devices
1,955
2,125
2,376
2,378
2,305
-73
-3.1
        MT021      Mechanical power transmission equipment
282
247
317
391
324
-67
-17.2
        MT023      Electric motors, generators, and related equipment
3,118
2,929
3,172
3,331
3,267
-64
-1.9
        MT024      Electrical transformers, static converters, and inductors
2,157
2,126
2,205
2,229
2,175
-55
-2.5
        TX004E      Bedspreads and other furnishing articles
77
69
91
87
36
-52
-59.2
        AG009       Shellfish
335
349
386
401
352
-49
-12.3

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.