United States

1.58

Econ Complexity 11th of 186
1980
2013

$1.42T

Exports 2nd of 236
1980
2013

$2.13T

Imports 1st of 236
1980
2013

$53k

GDP Per Capita 10th of 186
1990
2013

The United States is the 2nd largest export economy in the world and the 11th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2013, the United States exported $1.42T and imported $2.13T, resulting in a negative trade balance of $715B. In 2013 the GDP of the United States was $16.8T and its GDP per capita was $53k.

The top exports of the United States are Refined Petroleum ($101B), Cars ($56B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($41.2B), Packaged Medicaments ($37.3B) and Vehicle Parts ($36.9B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($259B), Cars ($155B), Computers ($94B), Refined Petroleum ($76.3B) and Vehicle Parts ($59.6B).

The top export destinations of the United States are Canada ($230B), Mexico ($180B), China ($130B), Japan ($66.5B) and Germany ($60.7B). The top import origins are China ($423B), Canada ($320B), Mexico ($269B), Japan ($134B) and Germany ($113B).

The United States borders Canada and Mexico by land and the Bahamas by sea.

Economic Complexity of the United States

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