Overview: In September 2020 United States exported $121B and imported $206B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $84.9B. Between September 2019 and September 2020 the exports of United States have decreased by $-12.7B (-9.47%) from $134B to $121B, while imports increased by $291M (0.14%) from $206B to $206B.
Trade: In September 2020 the top exports of United States were Aircraft Parts ($5.75B), Refined Petroleum ($4.58B), Cars ($4.4B), Crude Petroleum ($4.06B), and Commodities not elsewhere specified ($3.48B). In September 2020 the top imports of United States were Cars ($13.8B), Computers ($9.61B), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($9.14B), Telephones ($7.6B), and Packaged Medicaments ($6.68B).
Origins: In September 2020 the exports of United States were mainly from Texas ($22.8B), California ($12.8B), New York ($5.6B), Louisiana ($4.67B), and Illinois ($4.53B), while imports destinations were mainly California ($36.7B), Texas ($21.1B), Illinois ($13.4B), New York ($11.5B), and Michigan ($11.2B).
Destinations: In September 2020 United States exported mostly to Canada ($23.3B), Mexico ($18.7B), China ($11.5B), Germany ($5.53B), and United Kingdom ($5.03B), and imported mostly from China ($41.2B), Mexico ($29.8B), Canada ($24.6B), Germany ($10.8B), and Japan ($9.93B).
Growth: In September 2020, the decrease in United States's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Mexico ($-1.93B or -9.36%), Hong Kong ($-1.12B or -36.6%), and Canada ($-1.07B or -4.41%), and product exports decrease in Aircraft Parts ($-5.75B or -50%), Refined Petroleum ($-2.52B or -35.5%), and Crude Petroleum ($-1.54B or -27.5%). In September 2020, the increase in United States's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Vietnam ($1.73B or 28%), China ($988M or 2.46%), and Taiwan ($936M or 20.3%), and product imports increase in Computers ($2.59B or 36.9%), Other Cloth Articles ($1.61B or 377%), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($1.2B or 32.3%).