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U.S. Trade with Japan in 2010

Posted By rosannatorres On April 5, 2011 @ 5:17 am In Foreign Trade Data | No Comments

By: Terri Long

Japan suffered a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami. While it’s too soon to know what repercussions this may have on U.S. trade, I decided to look at how Japan played a role in the trade figures in 2010.

U.S. Trade with Japan

Japantrade2 [1]
 Value in billions of dollars

Interesting Facts

  • In 2010, Japan was the 4th largest trading partner (exports and imports) by dollar value.
  • Japan was the largest importer of U.S. wheat (non-durum) and corn (non-seed) by dollar value in 2010.
  • Over the last five years (2006-2010), Japan has the third largest growth rate at over 31% for U.S. soybeans.
  • Japan was the 2nd largest supplier of television and video cameras to the U.S. in 2010.
  • While the 2nd largest supplier of new passenger cars and vehicles, Japan was the largest supplier of mid-size cars to the U.S. in 2010.

ExportstoJapan [2]
Value in millions of dollars, sorted by 2010 data

Source: USA Trade Online [3]

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[3] USA Trade Online: http://www.usatradeonline.gov/usatrade.nsf/vwRef/Home?Open&mc=F2564