Exports of goods and services from the US fell USD 3.9 billion from the previous month to a ten-month low of USD 205.1 billion in December 2018. Goods exports decreased USD 3.9 billion to USD 135.6 billion, mainly due to lower sales of industrial supplies and materials (down USD 2.1 billion), such as other petroleum products, crude oil and fuel oil; and capital goods (down USD 1.7 billion), namely civilian aircraft. In addition, exports of services, in particular transport, dropped less than USD 0.1 billion to USD 69.5 billion in December. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, exports fell to Mexico (-15.4 percent), Canada (-10 percent), the EU (-3.5 percent) and Japan (-2.1 percent), but rose to China (6 percent). For 2018, exports increased 6.3 percent from the previous year to USD 2.50 trillion. Exports in the United States averaged 55352.73 USD Million from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 212846 USD Million in May of 2018 and a record low of 772 USD Million in March of 1950.

Exports in the United States is expected to be 207000.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in the United States to stand at 198000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Exports is projected to trend around 206000.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-02 12:30 PM Exports $212.57B $209.45B $ 210B
2018-12-06 01:30 PM Exports $211.05B $211.36B $ 212.1B
2019-02-06 01:30 PM Exports $209.9B $211.2B $ 211B
2019-03-06 01:30 PM Exports $205.1B $209.1B $207B
2019-03-27 12:30 PM Exports $205.1B $204B
2019-04-17 12:30 PM Exports
2019-05-09 12:30 PM Exports $ 207B


United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -59769.00 -50297.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -124817.00 -101224.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
Imports 264885.00 259359.00 266738.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 205116.00 209062.00 212846.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 19556588.00 19306582.00 19556588.00 6570168.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.98 98.39 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -143651.00 -113493.00 272938.00 -194622.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 51938.00 47253.00 51938.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows -7237.00 -48313.00 157830.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.50 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 11849.00 11900.00 11900.00 3971.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 6.07 5.43 7.39 3.70 [+]
Tourism Revenues 21307.00 21357.00 21417.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6734056.00 6907642.00 8364941.00 2094287.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 12394.00 10304.00 16071.00 1769.00 USD Million [+]

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United States Exports

The United States is the world's third biggest exporter, yet exports account only for 13 percent of GDP. Main exports are: capital goods (22 percent of total exports) and industrial supplies (22 percent). Others include: consumer goods (8 percent) and petroleum (7 percent). In 2018, exports of petroleum reached a record high of USD 172.4 billion. In 2018, main exports partners were: Canada (18 percent of total exports), Mexico (16 percent), China (7 percent), Japan (4.5 percent), the United Kingdom (4 percent) and Germany (3.5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
205116.00 209062.00 212846.00 772.00 1950 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




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