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U.S. Trade with Japan in 2010

Posted By briana On April 6, 2011 @ 5:45 am In Economy | No Comments

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By: Terri, US Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division [2]

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.

US Trade with Japan [3] 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.

US Top Exports to Japan [4]Source: US Trade Online [5]

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[5] US Trade Online: http://www.usatradeonline.gov/

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