United States

1.33

Econ Complexity 14th of 184
1980
2015

$1.38T

Exports 2nd of 221
1980
2015

$2.16T

Imports 1st of 221
1980
2015

$56.1k

GDP Per Capita 12th of 184
1990
2015

The United States is the 2nd largest export economy in the world and the 14th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, the United States exported $1.38T and imported $2.16T, resulting in a negative trade balance of $777B. In 2015 the GDP of the United States was $18T and its GDP per capita was $56.1k.

The top exports of the United States are Refined Petroleum ($68.1B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($65.7B), Cars ($57.3B), Gas Turbines ($38.8B) and Packaged Medicaments ($38.6B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($169B), Crude Petroleum ($120B), Computers ($91B), Vehicle Parts ($66.7B) and Packaged Medicaments ($64.6B).

The top export destinations of the United States are Canada ($219B), Mexico ($188B), China ($128B), Japan ($63.5B) and Germany ($63.3B). The top import origins are China ($457B), Mexico ($291B), Canada ($288B), Japan ($128B) and Germany ($122B).

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

Economic Complexity of the United States

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