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                     U.S. IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND TRADE BALANCE: 1940-2005
                                    (billions of dollars)

                       Merchan-  Goods &  Goods &  Goods &  Current          Unilatrl
      General              dise Services Services Services  Account   Income  current
Year  Imports  Exports  Balance  Imports  Exports  Balance  Balance  Balance    xfers      GDP
----  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
1940      2.6      4.0      1.4                                                          101.4
1941      3.3      5.1      1.8                                                          126.7
1942      2.8      8.1      5.3                                                          161.9
1943      3.4     13.0      9.6                                                          198.6
1944      3.9     14.3     10.3                                                          219.8
1945      4.2      9.8      5.6                                                          223.1
1946      4.9      9.7      4.8                                                          222.3
1947      5.8     14.4      8.7                                                          244.2
1948      7.1     12.7      5.5                                                          269.2
1949      6.6     12.1      5.4                                                          267.3
1950      8.9     10.3      1.4                                                          293.8
1951     11.0     15.0      4.1                                                          339.3
1952     10.7     15.2      4.5                                                          358.3
1953     10.9     15.8      4.9                                                          379.4
1954     10.2     15.1      4.9                                                          380.4
1955     11.4     15.5      4.2                                                          414.8
1956     12.6     19.1      6.5                                                          437.5
1957     13.0     20.9      7.9                                                          461.1
1958     12.8     17.9      5.1                                                          467.2
1959     15.2     17.6      2.4                                                          506.6
1960     14.8     19.7      4.9     22.4     25.9      3.5      2.8      3.4     -4.1    526.4
1961     14.5     20.1      5.6     22.2     26.4      4.2      3.8      3.8     -4.1    544.7
1962     16.3     20.8      4.5     24.4     27.7      3.4      3.4      4.3     -4.3    585.6
1963     17.0     22.3      5.2     25.4     29.6      4.2      4.4      4.6     -4.4    617.7
1964     18.7     25.5      6.8     27.3     33.3      6.0      6.8      5.0     -4.2    663.6
1965     21.5     26.5      5.0     30.6     35.3      4.7      5.4      5.4     -4.6    719.1
1966     25.5     29.3      3.8     36.0     38.9      2.9      3.0      5.0     -5.0    787.8
1967     26.9     30.7      3.8     38.7     41.3      2.6      2.6      5.3     -5.3    832.6
1968     33.0     33.6      0.6     45.3     45.5      0.3      0.6      6.0     -5.6    910.0
1969     35.8     36.4      0.6     49.1     49.2      0.1      0.4      6.0     -5.7    984.6
1970     39.9     42.5      2.6     54.4     56.6      2.3      2.3      6.2     -6.2   1038.5
1971     45.6     43.3     -2.3     61.0     59.7     -1.3     -1.4      7.3     -7.4   1127.1
1972     55.8     49.4     -6.4     72.7     67.2     -5.4     -5.8      8.2     -8.5   1238.3
1973     70.5     71.4      0.9     89.3     91.2      1.9      7.1     12.2     -6.9   1382.7
1974    103.8     98.3     -5.5    125.2    120.9     -4.3      2.0     15.5     -9.2   1500.0
1975     98.2    107.1      8.9    120.2    132.6     12.4     18.1     12.8     -7.1   1638.3
1976    124.2    114.7     -9.5    148.8    142.7     -6.1      4.3     16.1     -5.7   1825.3
1977    151.9    120.8    -31.1    179.5    152.3    -27.2    -14.3     18.1     -5.2   2030.9
1978    176.0    142.1    -33.9    208.2    178.4    -29.8    -15.1     20.4     -5.8   2294.7
1979    212.0    184.4    -27.6    248.7    224.1    -24.6     -0.3     30.9     -6.6   2563.3
1980    249.8    224.3    -25.5    291.2    271.8    -19.4      2.3     30.1     -8.3   2789.5
1981    265.1    237.0    -28.0    310.6    294.4    -16.2      5.0     32.9    -11.7   3128.4
1982    247.6    211.2    -36.5    299.4    275.2    -24.2     -5.5     35.2    -16.5   3255.0
1983    268.9    201.8    -67.1    323.9    266.1    -57.8    -38.7     36.4    -17.3   3536.7
1984    332.4    219.9   -112.5    400.2    291.1   -109.1    -94.3     35.1    -20.3   3933.2
1985    338.1    215.9   -122.2    411.0    289.1   -121.9   -118.2     25.7    -22.0   4220.3
1986    368.4    223.3   -145.1    448.6    310.0   -138.5   -147.2     15.5    -24.1   4462.8
1987    409.8    250.2   -159.6    500.6    348.9   -151.7   -160.7     14.3    -23.3   4739.5
1988    447.2    320.2   -127.0    545.7    431.1   -114.6   -121.2     18.7    -25.3   5103.8
1989    477.7    359.9   -117.7    580.1    487.0    -93.1    -99.5     19.8    -26.2   5484.4
1990    498.4    387.4   -111.0    616.1    535.2    -80.9    -79.0     28.6    -26.7   5803.1
1991    491.0    414.1    -76.9    609.5    578.3    -31.1      2.9     24.1      9.9   5995.9
1992    536.5    439.6    -96.9    656.1    616.9    -39.2    -50.1     24.2    -35.1   6337.7
1993    589.4    456.9   -132.5    713.2    642.9    -70.3    -84.8     25.3    -39.8   6657.4
1994    668.7    502.9   -165.8    801.7    703.3    -98.5   -121.6     17.1    -40.3   7072.2
1995    749.4    575.2   -174.2    890.8    794.4    -96.4   -113.6     20.9    -38.1   7397.7
1996    803.1    612.1   -191.0    955.7    851.6   -104.1   -124.8     22.3    -43.0   7816.9
1997    876.5    678.4   -198.1   1042.4    934.5   -107.9   -140.4     12.6    -45.1   8304.3
1998    917.1    670.4   -246.7   1097.8    933.2   -164.6   -213.5      4.3    -53.2   8747.0
1999   1030.0    684.0   -346.0   1229.2    965.9   -263.3   -299.8     13.9    -50.4   9268.4
2000   1224.4    772.0   -452.4   1448.2   1070.6   -377.6   -415.2     21.1    -58.6   9817.0
2001   1145.9    718.7   -427.2   1367.7   1004.9   -362.8   -389.0     25.1    -51.3  10128.0
2002   1164.7    682.4   -482.3   1395.8    974.7   -421.1   -472.4     12.2    -63.6  10469.6
2003   1260.7    713.4   -547.3   1511.0   1016.1   -494.9   -527.5     36.6    -69.2  10960.8
2004   1472.9    807.5   -665.4   1763.2   1151.9   -611.3   -665.3     27.6    -81.6  11712.5
2005   1677.4    894.6   -782.7   1992.0   1275.2   -716.7   -791.5     11.3    -86.1  12455.8

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                     U.S. IMPORTS, EXPORTS, AND TRADE BALANCE: 1940-2005
                                      (percent of GDP)

                       Merchan-  Goods &  Goods &  Goods &  Current          Unilatrl
      General              dise Services Services Services  Account   Income  current      GDP
Year  Imports  Exports  Balance  Imports  Exports  Balance  Balance  Balance    xfers   ($bil)
----  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------  -------
1940    2.564    3.945    1.381                                                          101.4
1941    2.605    4.025    1.421                                                          126.7
1942    1.729    5.003    3.274                                                          161.9
1943    1.712    6.546    4.834                                                          198.6
1944    1.774    6.506    4.686                                                          219.8
1945    1.883    4.393    2.510                                                          223.1
1946    2.204    4.363    2.159                                                          222.3
1947    2.375    5.897    3.563                                                          244.2
1948    2.637    4.718    2.043                                                          269.2
1949    2.469    4.527    2.020                                                          267.3
1950    3.029    3.506    0.477                                                          293.8
1951    3.242    4.421    1.208                                                          339.3
1952    2.986    4.242    1.256                                                          358.3
1953    2.873    4.164    1.292                                                          379.4
1954    2.681    3.970    1.288                                                          380.4
1955    2.748    3.737    1.013                                                          414.8
1956    2.880    4.366    1.486                                                          437.5
1957    2.819    4.533    1.713                                                          461.1
1958    2.740    3.831    1.092                                                          467.2
1959    3.000    3.474    0.474                                                          506.6
1960    2.804    3.733    0.929    4.261    4.928    0.666    0.536    0.642   -0.772    526.4
1961    2.669    3.692    1.023    4.077    4.847    0.770    0.702    0.689   -0.758    544.7
1962    2.777    3.549    0.772    4.158    4.734    0.575    0.578    0.733   -0.730    585.6
1963    2.760    3.606    0.846    4.114    4.795    0.682    0.715    0.744   -0.711    617.7
1964    2.818    3.843    1.025    4.117    5.024    0.907    1.028    0.760   -0.639    663.6
1965    2.991    3.680    0.688    4.258    4.907    0.649    0.755    0.744   -0.637    719.1
1966    3.236    3.720    0.485    4.568    4.941    0.373    0.385    0.641   -0.629    787.8
1967    3.227    3.683    0.456    4.652    4.964    0.313    0.310    0.633   -0.636    832.6
1968    3.625    3.695    0.070    4.977    5.005    0.027    0.067    0.658   -0.619    910.0
1969    3.637    3.698    0.062    4.990    4.999    0.009    0.041    0.614   -0.582    984.6
1970    3.839    4.089    0.251    5.237    5.454    0.217    0.224    0.600   -0.593   1038.5
1971    4.044    3.843   -0.201    5.410    5.295   -0.116   -0.127    0.645   -0.657   1127.1
1972    4.506    3.988   -0.518    5.868    5.429   -0.440   -0.468    0.662   -0.690   1238.3
1973    5.099    5.165    0.066    6.461    6.599    0.137    0.516    0.879   -0.500   1382.7
1974    6.921    6.554   -0.367    8.346    8.060   -0.286    0.131    1.034   -0.617   1500.0
1975    5.993    6.537    0.543    7.336    8.093    0.757    1.106    0.781   -0.432   1638.3
1976    6.806    6.286   -0.520    8.152    7.819   -0.333    0.235    0.880   -0.312   1825.3
1977    7.480    5.949   -1.531    8.841    7.499   -1.342   -0.706    0.893   -0.257   2030.9
1978    7.670    6.191   -1.478    9.073    7.776   -1.297   -0.660    0.889   -0.252   2294.7
1979    8.271    7.195   -1.075    9.702    8.744   -0.958   -0.011    1.204   -0.257   2563.3
1980    8.953    8.039   -0.914   10.441    9.745   -0.696    0.083    1.078   -0.299   2789.5
1981    8.473    7.577   -0.896    9.927    9.410   -0.517    0.161    1.052   -0.374   3128.4
1982    7.608    6.487   -1.121    9.198    8.456   -0.742   -0.170    1.080   -0.508   3255.0
1983    7.603    5.706   -1.897    9.158    7.524   -1.633   -1.094    1.029   -0.489   3536.7
1984    8.452    5.592   -2.860   10.174    7.401   -2.773   -2.399    0.891   -0.517   3933.2
1985    8.011    5.116   -2.895    9.737    6.850   -2.888   -2.800    0.610   -0.521   4220.3
1986    8.255    5.005   -3.251   10.051    6.947   -3.104   -3.298    0.347   -0.541   4462.8
1987    8.646    5.279   -3.367   10.561    7.361   -3.200   -3.390    0.302   -0.491   4739.5
1988    8.762    6.274   -2.488   10.692    8.448   -2.245   -2.374    0.366   -0.495   5103.8
1989    8.710    6.563   -2.147   10.578    8.880   -1.698   -1.814    0.361   -0.477   5484.4
1990    8.589    6.676   -1.913   10.617    9.223   -1.393   -1.361    0.492   -0.459   5803.1
1991    8.189    6.906   -1.283   10.165    9.646   -0.519    0.048    0.402    0.165   5995.9
1992    8.466    6.937   -1.529   10.352    9.734   -0.619   -0.790    0.382   -0.554   6337.7
1993    8.853    6.864   -1.990   10.713    9.656   -1.056   -1.274    0.380   -0.598   6657.4
1994    9.455    7.110   -2.345   11.337    9.944   -1.393   -1.720    0.242   -0.569   7072.2
1995   10.130    7.775   -2.354   12.041   10.738   -1.303   -1.535    0.282   -0.515   7397.7
1996   10.274    7.831   -2.443   12.226   10.894   -1.331   -1.596    0.286   -0.550   7816.9
1997   10.554    8.169   -2.386   12.553   11.253   -1.300   -1.691    0.152   -0.543   8304.3
1998   10.485    7.665   -2.820   12.550   10.669   -1.882   -2.441    0.049   -0.608   8747.0
1999   11.113    7.380   -3.733   13.262   10.421   -2.841   -3.235    0.150   -0.544   9268.4
2000   12.472    7.864   -4.608   14.752   10.906   -3.846   -4.229    0.214   -0.597   9817.0
2001   11.314    7.096   -4.218   13.504    9.922   -3.582   -3.840    0.248   -0.506  10128.0
2002   11.125    6.518   -4.607   13.332    9.310   -4.022   -4.513    0.117   -0.607  10469.6
2003   11.502    6.509   -4.993   13.785    9.270   -4.515   -4.813    0.334   -0.631  10960.8
2004   12.576    6.894   -5.681   15.054    9.835   -5.219   -5.680    0.236   -0.697  11712.5
2005   13.467    7.182   -6.284   15.992   10.238   -5.754   -6.355    0.091   -0.691  12455.8
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Note: The Current Account Balance equals the Goods and Services Balance plus the
      Income Balance plus Unilateral Current Transfers, net.
Source: Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970,
        Series U 190,193,196 (1940-1959);
        U.S. International Transactions Accounts Data, Bureau of Economic Analysis (1960-2005);
        Current-dollar and "real" GDP, Bureau of Economic Analysis (1940-2005)

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