Cars in United States

EXPORTS (2018): $51.4B, World Rnk 3 / 209
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TOP DESTINATION (2018): $14.9B, Canada

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $788M, United Kingdom

IMPORTS (2018): $177B, World Rnk 1 / 220
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TOP ORIGIN (2018): $40.7B, Japan

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $4.8B, Mexico

ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of United States (2018): 1.57, Rnk 9 / 137

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Cars (2018): 0.78, Rnk 249 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Cars in United States.

Exports: In 2018, United States exported $51.4B in Cars, making it the 3rd largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 3rd most exported product in United States. The main destination of Cars exports from United States are: Canada ($14.9B), China ($6.86B), Germany ($5.63B), Mexico ($3.12B), and United Arab Emirates ($1.92B).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of United States between 2017 and 2018 were United Kingdom ($788M), Canada ($242M), and United Arab Emirates ($202M).

Imports: In 2018, United States imported $177B in Cars, becoming the 1st largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 1st most imported product in United States. United States imports Cars primarily from: Japan ($40.7B), Canada ($38.4B), Mexico ($34.8B), Germany ($21.7B), and South Korea ($14B).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for United States between 2017 and 2018 were Mexico ($4.8B), India ($1.05B), and Austria ($950M).

Tariffs: In 2018, the average tariff for United States in Cars was 1.87%. The countries with the highest import tariffs for Cars were Algeria (2.5%), Egypt (2.5%), Eritrea (2.5%), Western Sahara (2.5%), and Equatorial Guinea (2.5%).

Overview: In August 2020 United States' Cars exports accounted up to $4.84B and imports accounted up to $12.6B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $7.75B. Between August 2019 and August 2020 the exports of United States'   Cars have decreased by $-343M (-6.62%) from $5.18B to $4.84B, while imports decreased by $-2.12B (-14.4%) from $14.7B to $12.6B.

Destinations: In August 2020 Cars exported mostly to Canada ($1.26B), China ($948M), Germany ($560M), Belgium ($442M), and South Korea ($325M), and imported mostly from Canada ($3.01B), Japan ($2.95B), Mexico ($2.77B), South Korea ($1.42B), and Germany ($920M).

Growth: In August 2020, the decrease in Cars's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to Belgium ($-298M or -40.3%), Saudi Arabia ($-110M or -66.1%), and United Arab Emirates ($-67.6M or -50.1%). In August 2020, the decrease in Cars's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Germany ($-889M or -49.1%), United Kingdom ($-451M or -59%), and Japan ($-446M or -13.1%).

Subnational Monthly Trade

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EXPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): $-343M, (-6.62%)

IMPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): $-2.12B, (-14.4%)

MAIN EXPORTER (August 2020): California, $1.13B

MAIN DESTINATION (August 2020): Canada, $1.26B

This section shows Cars's exports and imports data at subnational level for United States. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Cars over time.

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EXPORTS (2018): $51.4B

IMPORTS (2018): $177B

NET TRADE (2018): -$125B

In 2018, United States exported $51.4B in Cars. The main destinations of United States exports on Cars were Canada ($14.9B), China ($6.86B), Germany ($5.63B), Mexico ($3.12B), and United Arab Emirates ($1.92B).

In 2018, United States imported $177B in Cars, mainly from Japan ($40.7B), Canada ($38.4B), Mexico ($34.8B), Germany ($21.7B), and South Korea ($14B).

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IN 2018, United States HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Cars WITH:

  • China, $4.64B ($6.86B - $2.22B)
  • United Arab Emirates, $1.91B ($1.92B - $4.5M)
  • Saudi Arabia, $1.73B ($1.73B - $1.9M)

IN 2018, United States HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Cars WITH:

  • Japan, -$40B ($698M - $40.7B)
  • Mexico, -$31.6B ($3.12B - $34.8B)
  • Canada, -$23.6B ($14.9B - $38.4B)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR United States WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY United States WERE (2017 - 2018):

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Market Concentration

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In 2018, United States's main exporting competitors in Cars were:

In 2018, United States's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports, for Cars in United States. The forecast is based on a short-term, medium-term and long-term model using yearly trade data.

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2018, the average tariff for United States in Cars was 1.87%.

The countries with the highest tariffs for Cars in United States were Algeria (2.5%), Egypt (2.5%), Eritrea (2.5%), Western Sahara (2.5%), and Equatorial Guinea (2.5%).

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