The United States is the world’s 2nd largest export economy. In 2016, the United States exported $3.5T, imported $4.88T and had a GDP per capita of $57.5k. In 2016 the United States imported $4.88T, making it the largest importer in the world. The most recent imports are led by Cars which represent 3.64% of the total imports of the United States, followed by Crude Petroleum, which account for 2.13%.

Its top imports are Cars ($177B), Crude Petroleum ($104B), Computers ($88.6B), Unspecified ($85.8B) and Packaged Medicaments ($74.4B).

Useful Links

  • Select USA – is a U.S. government-wide program led by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Their mission is to facilitate job-creating business investment into the United States.

  • Select USA, FDI in the U.S.

  • The Observatory of Economic Complexity, Country Profile.

  • U.S. Economic Data & Reports