U.S. merchandise trade balance with China in 2018, by SITC product type

Merchandise trade balance value of the United States with China in 2018, by SITC product type (in million U.S. dollars)

U.S. merchandise trade balance with China in 2018, by SITC product type This statistic shows the value of the merchandise trade balance of the United States with China in 2018, by product category based on the SITC product classification method. In 2018, the United States had a positive trade balance of transport equipment of around 17.3 billion U.S. dollars. By contrast, the value of the trade deficit on telecommunications equipment was around 95.01 billion U.S. dollars.
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Merchandise trade balance value of the United States with China in 2018, by SITC product type (in million U.S. dollars)

Trade balance value in million U.S. dollars
Transport Equipment 17,297.51
Petroleum, Petroleum Products 5,768.91
Oil Seeds And Oleaginous 3,157.72
Pulp And Waste Paper 2,897.58
Metalliferous Ores 2,777.41
Plastics In Primary Form 2,574.83
Cork And Wood 2,384.55
Gas, Natural And Manufactured 1,707.5
Gold, Nonmonetary 923.71
Chemical Materials 876.47
Textile Fibers 758.93
Low Value Shipments 679.91
Hides, Skins And Furskins 606.77
Cereals And Cereal Preparation 574.7
Meat And Meat Preparations 422.9
Feeding Stuff For Animals 408.9
Dairy Products And Birds' Eggs 312.12
Coal, Coke And Briquettes 307.55
Crude Rubber 286.96
Fertilizers 212.83
Tobacco And Tobacco 125.71
Beverages 7.05
Coin (Other Than Gold) -3.28
Animal Oils And Fats -8.86
Anml/Veg Fats/Oils Process/Waste -11.17
Fixed Veg. Fats & Oils -14.76
Live Animals -30.2
Coin Including Gold -30.65
Sugars, Sugar Preparations -94.41
Crude Fertilizers -154.44
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Products -161.3
Miscellaneous Edible -172.19
Dyeing, Tanning and Coloring Materials -203.36
Leather, Leather Mfr -265.34
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa -291.22
Crude Animal And Vegetable Materials -455.28
Metalworking Machinery -457.09
Nonferrous Metals -507.68
Plastics In Nonprimary Form -700.25
Inorganic Chemicals -802.03
Professional Scientific Instruments -845.48
Essential Oils -871.89
Vegetables And Fruit -1,161.89
Machinery Specialized -1,503.75
Iron And Steel -1,582.43
Fish (Except Marine Mammal) -1,828.3
Photo Appt, Equipment & Optical Goods -2,358.31
Paper, Paperboard -2,779.91
Special Transactions -2,868.59
Rubber Manufactures -3,384.71
Estimate Of Low Valued Import Transactions -3,609.02
Cork And Wood Manufactures -3,634.68
Organic Chemicals -5,466.63
Power Generating Machinery -5,883.69
Travel Goods, Handbags -6,275.61
Nonmetallic Mineral -6,859.63
Motor Vehicles -7,573.43
Prefab Buildings; Sanitary, Plumbing, etc. -8,866.01
Textile Yarn, Fabrics -12,146.7
Footwear -13,910.23
General Industrial Machry -20,540.24
Manufactures Of Metals -22,532.04
Furniture & Bedding -26,453.56
Articles Of Apparel and Clothing -31,241.22
Electrical Machry, Apparatus & Appliances -40,655.88
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles -57,207.83
Office Machines And ADP equipment -72,816.76
Telecommunications Equipment -95,010.59
Trade balance value in million U.S. dollars
Transport Equipment 17,297.51
Petroleum, Petroleum Products 5,768.91
Oil Seeds And Oleaginous 3,157.72
Pulp And Waste Paper 2,897.58
Metalliferous Ores 2,777.41
Plastics In Primary Form 2,574.83
Cork And Wood 2,384.55
Gas, Natural And Manufactured 1,707.5
Gold, Nonmonetary 923.71
Chemical Materials 876.47
Textile Fibers 758.93
Low Value Shipments 679.91
Hides, Skins And Furskins 606.77
Cereals And Cereal Preparation 574.7
Meat And Meat Preparations 422.9
Feeding Stuff For Animals 408.9
Dairy Products And Birds' Eggs 312.12
Coal, Coke And Briquettes 307.55
Crude Rubber 286.96
Fertilizers 212.83
Tobacco And Tobacco 125.71
Beverages 7.05
Coin (Other Than Gold) -3.28
Animal Oils And Fats -8.86
Anml/Veg Fats/Oils Process/Waste -11.17
Fixed Veg. Fats & Oils -14.76
Live Animals -30.2
Coin Including Gold -30.65
Sugars, Sugar Preparations -94.41
Crude Fertilizers -154.44
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Products -161.3
Miscellaneous Edible -172.19
Dyeing, Tanning and Coloring Materials -203.36
Leather, Leather Mfr -265.34
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa -291.22
Crude Animal And Vegetable Materials -455.28
Metalworking Machinery -457.09
Nonferrous Metals -507.68
Plastics In Nonprimary Form -700.25
Inorganic Chemicals -802.03
Professional Scientific Instruments -845.48
Essential Oils -871.89
Vegetables And Fruit -1,161.89
Machinery Specialized -1,503.75
Iron And Steel -1,582.43
Fish (Except Marine Mammal) -1,828.3
Photo Appt, Equipment & Optical Goods -2,358.31
Paper, Paperboard -2,779.91
Special Transactions -2,868.59
Rubber Manufactures -3,384.71
Estimate Of Low Valued Import Transactions -3,609.02
Cork And Wood Manufactures -3,634.68
Organic Chemicals -5,466.63
Power Generating Machinery -5,883.69
Travel Goods, Handbags -6,275.61
Nonmetallic Mineral -6,859.63
Motor Vehicles -7,573.43
Prefab Buildings; Sanitary, Plumbing, etc. -8,866.01
Textile Yarn, Fabrics -12,146.7
Footwear -13,910.23
General Industrial Machry -20,540.24
Manufactures Of Metals -22,532.04
Furniture & Bedding -26,453.56
Articles Of Apparel and Clothing -31,241.22
Electrical Machry, Apparatus & Appliances -40,655.88
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles -57,207.83
Office Machines And ADP equipment -72,816.76
Telecommunications Equipment -95,010.59
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This statistic shows the value of the merchandise trade balance of the United States with China in 2018, by product category based on the SITC product classification method. In 2018, the United States had a positive trade balance of transport equipment of around 17.3 billion U.S. dollars. By contrast, the value of the trade deficit on telecommunications equipment was around 95.01 billion U.S. dollars.
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