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Top Markets for Promotion Campaign - Japan
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U.S. Trade by Commodity with Japan
Compared to International Travel - Service Exports for Japan
(Millions of Dollars)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
 
Travel Exports with Japan1 $9,424 $9,711 $10,238 $8,902 $8,492
Passenger Fare Exports with Japan1 $3,616 $3,585 $3,777 $2,798 $2,809
Total Travel & Tourism Exports with Japan1 $13,040 $13,296 $14,015 $11,700 $11,301
 
Tourism ranking compared to the top 5 merchandise exports 2 2 2 2 2
 
TOP 5 MERCHANDISE EXPORTS 2
7 --- Machinery And Transport Equipment  $24,756  $24,117  $27,866  $23,467  $20,430
8 --- Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles $8,282 $8,037 $9,680 $9,309 $7,788
5 --- Chemicals And Related Products $5,547 $5,794 $6,547 $6,510 $6,501
2 --- Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels $3,919 $3,615 $3,848 $3,185 $2,891
6 --- Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly By Material $3,063 $2,937 $3,549 $2,940 $2,544
 --- Total Exports for Japan $57,888 $57,484 $65,254 $57,639 $51,440
 
TOP 5 COMMODITIES 2
792 --- Aircraft & Associated Equipment  $5,266  $4,620  $3,394  $2,737  $3,813
776 --- Thermionic, Cold Cathode and Photocathode Valves $3,270 $3,673 $4,679 $3,619 $2,819
874 --- Measuring/Checking/Analysing Instuments $2,038 $2,047 $2,682 $2,474 $2,083
752 --- Automatic Data Process Machines $2,330 $2,211 $2,878 $2,542 $1,779
764 --- Telecommunications Equipment $2,563 $2,418 $2,857 $2,401 $1,723
 

1 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel & Tourism Industries from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Service Statistics Data from October 2003. [back]

2 Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, OTEA, U.S. Foreign Trade Highlights web site as of February 2004. Top merchandise and commodity export categories are sorted by 2002 values. [back]