Overview In April 2022 United States exported $173B and imported $273B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $100B. Between April 2021 and April 2022 the exports of United States have increased by $28.7B (19.9%) from $144B to $173B, while imports increased by $46.2B (20.4%) from $227B to $273B.
Trade In April 2022, the top exports of United States were Refined Petroleum ($12.6B), Crude Petroleum ($9.3B), Petroleum Gas ($7.87B), Aircraft Parts ($7.81B), and Cars ($5.03B). In April 2022 the top imports of United States were Crude Petroleum ($17B), Cars ($14B), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($10B), Computers ($9.27B), and Telephones ($9.21B).
Origins In April 2022 the exports of United States were mainly from Texas ($41.2B), California ($15.9B), Louisiana ($10.7B), New York ($7.36B), and Illinois ($6.33B), while imports destinations were mainly California ($42.7B), Texas ($32.4B), Illinois ($19.4B), New York ($16.8B), and New Jersey ($14.5B).
Destinations In April 2022, United States exported mostly to Canada ($31B), Mexico ($27.3B), China ($11.2B), United Kingdom ($6.63B), and Germany ($6.26B), and imported mostly from China ($41.8B), Mexico ($38.9B), Canada ($38.1B), Japan ($12.2B), and Germany ($11.6B).
Growth In April 2022, the increase in United States's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China ($5.71B or 79.8%), Japan ($547M or 10%), and Taiwan ($458M or 17.4%), and product exports increase in Soybeans ($2.25B or 118%), Petroleum Gas ($1.04B or 31.2%), and Corn ($895M or 176%). In April 2022, the increase in United States's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China ($5.94B or 17.9%), Switzerland ($1.76B or 54%), and Vietnam ($1.53B or 25%), and product imports increase in Computers ($2.09B or 30.9%), Packaged Medicaments ($1.99B or 35.1%), and Telephones ($1.51B or 22.7%).