Overview: In 2018 United States was the number 3 economy in the world in terms of GDP (constant 2011 international USD), the number 3 in total exports, the number 1 in total imports, and the number 9 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, United States exported $1.44T and imported $2.41T, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$967B. In 2018, United States's exports per capita were $4.41k and its imports per capita were $7.37k.
Trade: The top exports of United States are Refined Petroleum ($95.8B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($57.9B), Cars ($51.4B), Crude Petroleum ($45.5B), and Integrated Circuits ($37.1B). The top imports of United States are Cars ($177B), Crude Petroleum ($140B), Broadcasting Equipment ($84.9B), Computers ($80.8B), and Vehicle Parts ($73.6B).
Destinations: United States exports mostly to Mexico ($237B), Canada ($190B), China ($119B), Japan ($73.5B), and South Korea ($55.8B), and imports mostly from China ($499B), Mexico ($340B), Canada ($314B), Japan ($135B), and Germany ($132B).
Location: United States borders Canada and Mexico by land and Bahamas by sea.