U.S. International Travel Receipts and Payments (Millions of Dollars)
JANUARY - DECEMBER 1999
 
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Country/Region International
Travel
Receipts
International
Transport
Receipts
Total Travel
Receipts
%Change
1999/1998
Exports
International
Travel
Payments
International
Transport
Payments
Total Travel
Payments
%Change
1999/1998
Imports
Total Travel
Balance
%Change
1999/1998
Exports
All countries 74,731 19,785 94,516 3% 58,865 21,315 80,180 5% 14,336 -4%
                     
Canada 6,670 1,540 8,210 7% 6,135 712 6,847 9% 1,363 -1%
                     
Europe 25,971 7,092 33,063 6% 21,066 11,023 32,089 3% 974 864%
Belgium-Luxembourg 562 232 794 6% 409 272 681 0% 113 69%
France 2,330 1,002 3,332 0% 3,121 791 3,912 5% -580 53%
Germany 4,398 1,287 5,685 3% 2,224 1,688 3,912 11% 1,773 -10%
Italy 1,691 517 2,208 -14% 2,819 496 3,315 17% -1,107 300%
Netherlands 1,216 352 1,568 38% 791 753 1,544 -7% 24 -105%
Norway 439 82 521 17% 193 39 232 -11% 289 55%
Spain 1,043 310 1,353 0% 1,134 288 1,422 9% -69 -286%
Sweden 674 259 933 -1% 215 91 306 19% 627 -8%
Switzerland 1,252 169 1,421 7% 783 830 1,613 11% -192 48%
United Kingdom 8,398 2,535 10,933 11% 5,502 3,832 9,334 3% 1,599 95%
Other 3,968 347 4,315 10% 3,875 1,943 5,818 -8% -1,503 -36%
                   
Latin America and Other Western Hemisphere 19,801 5,466 25,267 1% 16,650 3,038 19,688 6% 5,579 -14%
South and Central America 16,750 4,671 21,421 -1% 12,034 2,324 14,358 3% 7,063 -10%
Argentina 1,457 655 2,112 -2% 434 134 568 -4% 1,544 -1%
Brazil 2,034 837 2,871 -25% 749 337 1,086 -18% 1,785 -29%
Chile 540 159 699 -5% 402 92 494 34% 205 -44%
Mexico 4,114 961 5,075 6% 5,805 957 6,762 -6% -1,687 -31%
Venezuela 1,697 275 1,972 3% 270 106 376 -26% 1,596 13%
Other 6,908 1,784 8,692 5% 4,374 698 5,072 29% 3,620 -18%
Other Western Hemisphere 3,051 795 3,846 14% 4,616 714 5,330 13% -1,484 12%
Bermuda 17 9 26 4% 419 0 419 18% -393 19%
Other 3,034 786 3,820 14% 4,197 714 4,911 13% -1,091 10%
                   
Africa 1,317 51 1,368 13% 1,150 487 1,637 -2% -269 -41%
South Africa 386 9 395 2% 250 305 555 -13% -160 -36%
Other 931 42 973 18% 900 182 1,082 5% -109 -47%
                   
Middle East 2,144 397 2,541 -16% 1,564 466 2,030 4% 511 -53%
Israel 866 281 1,147 -6% 556 361 917 21% 230 -51%
Saudi Arabia 583 3 586 4% 519 72 591 8% -5 -142%
Other 695 113 808 -35% 489 33 522 -19% 286 -52%
                     
Asia and Pacific 18,828 5,239 24,067 4% 12,300 5,589 17,889 6% 6,178 -2%
Australia 1,735 520 2,255 7% 1,294 633 1,927 8% 328 2%
China 777 170 947 -27% 1,037 156 1,193 12% -246 -208%
Hong Kong 698 267 965 -15% 1,177 602 1,779 8% -814 57%
India 861 34 895 7% 737 114 851 -10% 44 -140%
Indonesia 248 168 416 44% 205 0 205 38% 211 52%
Japan 9,711 3,585 13,296 2% 2,845 860 3,705 6% 9,591 1%
Korea 1,251 20 1,271 23% 1,141 1,131 2,272 -2% -1,001 -22%
Malaysia 206 11 217 26% 128 74 202 -12% 15 -126%
New Zealand 542 90 632 11% 516 400 916 34% -284 143%
Philippines 579 103 682 22% 536 228 764 -7% -82 -68%
Singapore 349 55 404 11% 575 206 781 8% -377 5%
Taiwan 1,189 95 1,284 15% 805 721 1,526 5% -242 -28%
Thailand 260 35 295 28% 492 105 597 3% -302 -14%
Other 422 86 508 5% 812 359 1,171 17% -663 29%
                     
International organizations and unallocated                    
Addenda:                    
Overseas 63,947 17,284 81,231 3% 46,925 19,646 66,571 6% 14,660 -8%
European Union\1\ 22,369 6,700 29,069 5% 18,219 9,557 27,776 5% 1,293 7%
Eastern Europe\2\ 1,184 78 1,262 -11% 1,157 365 1,522 -14% -260 -28%
                     
Canada 6,670 1,540 8,210 7% 6,135 712 6,847 9% 1,363 -1%
Mexico 4,114 961 5,075 6% 5,805 957 6,762 -6% -1,687 -31%
Overseas 63,947 17,284 81,231 3% 46,925 19,646 66,571 6% 14,660 -8%
Europe 25,971 7,092 33,063 6% 21,066 11,023 32,089 3% 974 864%
Western Europe 24,787 7,014 31,801 7% 19,909 10,658 30,567 4% 1,234 167%
United Kingdom 8,398 2,535 10,933 11% 5,502 3,832 9,334 3% 1,599 95%
Eastern Europe 1,184 78 1,262 -11% 1,157 365 1,522 -14% -260 -28%
Central America, South America & Caribbean 15,687 4,505 20,192 -1% 10,845 2,081 12,926 13% 7,266 -18%
Japan 9,711 3,585 13,296 2% 2,845 860 3,705 6% 9,591 1%
Australia, New Zealand & South Africa 2,663 619 3,282 7% 2,060 1,338 3,398 9% -116 164%
Australia 1,735 520 2,255 7% 1,294 633 1,927 8% 328 2%
Other 9,915 1,483 11,398 0% 10,109 4,344 14,453 4% -3,055 20%
Grand Total 74,731 19,785 94,516 3% 58,865 21,315 80,180 5% 14,336 -4%

Travel Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors within the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.

Passenger Fares Receipts/Exports = Spending by international visitors traveling to the U.S. on U.S. flag carriers, and other misc. transportation.

Travel Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens outside the U.S. on travel-related expenses, i.e., lodging, food, entertainment, etc.

Passenger Fares Payments/Imports = Spending by U.S. citizens traveling outside the U.S. on foreign flag carriers, and other misc. transportation.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries & Bureau of Economic Analysis, January 2003