Overview In May 2022 Illinois exported $6.87B and imported $21B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $14.1B. Between May 2021 and May 2022 the exports of Illinois have increased by $1.09B (18.9%) from $5.78B to $6.87B, while imports increased by $5.27B (33.5%) from $15.7B to $21B.
Trade In May 2022, the top exports of Illinois were Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($393M), Refined Petroleum ($383M), Packaged Medicaments ($382M), Cars ($355M), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701... ($207M). In May 2022 the top imports of Illinois were Crude Petroleum ($4.52B), Telephones ($2.74B), Computers ($1.16B), Commodities not elsewhere specified ($1.08B), and Packaged Medicaments ($882M).
Destinations In May 2022, Illinois exported mostly to Canada ($2.17B), Mexico ($1.03B), Germany ($360M), Australia ($359M), and China ($315M), and imported mostly from Canada ($5.94B), China ($5.34B), Mexico ($1.54B), Germany ($868M), and Japan ($839M).
Growth In May 2022, the increase in Illinois's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China ($80.3M or 38.5%), Chile ($31M or 83.1%), and Ireland ($29M or 132%), and product exports increase in Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($36.4M or 30.9%), Mixed Mineral or Chemical Fertilizers ($28.5M or 835%), and Corn ($18.5M or 37.2%). In May 2022, the increase in Illinois's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China ($1.86B or 59.6%), Mexico ($184M or 18.1%), and Germany ($155M or 19.2%), and product imports increase in Computers ($793M or 127%), Telephones ($653M or 40.1%), and Video and Card Games ($152M or 502%).