U.S. Annual Advanced Technology Trade Balance

Following are details of the merchandise trade balance of advanced technology products.

=======================================================================
             -------- 2011 ---------  --------- 2010 --------   Balance
                Bal.    Exp.    Imp.     Bal.    Exp.    Imp.    Change
=======================================================================
Total        -99,287 286,718 386,005  -80,851 273,344 354,195 -18,436
Adv. Materials   -61   2,170   2,231      166   2,161   1,995    -227
Aerospace     54,251  88,977  34,725   52,051  81,133  29,082   2,200
Biotechnology -2,774   8,937  11,712    4,091  11,700   7,610  -6,865
Electronics    9,242  43,267  34,025   18,366  46,072  27,706  -9,124
Flexible Manf.   -70  14,180  14,250    6,520  15,821   9,301  -6,590
Info/Comm.  -122,672  89,426 212,098 -127,315  77,720 205,036   4,643
Life Science -16,520  29,206  45,726  -14,002  27,833  41,835  -2,518
Nuclear Tech. -2,194   2,008   4,202   -2,611   2,077   4,688     417
Opto-Elect   -20,081   6,024  26,105  -19,732   6,201  25,933    -349
Weapons        1,593   2,523    931     1,615   2,625   1,010     -22
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
=======================================================================
             -------- 2011 ---------  --------- 2010 --------   Balance
                Bal.    Exp.    Imp.     Bal.    Exp.    Imp.    Change
=======================================================================
Total        -99,287 286,718 386,005   -80,851 273,344 354,195 -18,436
North America    980  62,244  61,264    -6,302  55,259  61,561   7,282
Canada        16,849  30,330  13,481    15,204  28,032  12,828   1,645
Mexico       -15,869  31,914  47,782   -21,506  27,227  48,733   5,637
Euro Union    -8,321  66,994  75,315       561  66,138  65,576  -8,882
France          -738  10,460  11,198       181  10,615  10,434    -919
Germany          703  13,385  12,682     6,498  16,598  10,099  -5,795
Ireland      -19,107   2,478  21,585   -14,708   2,798  17,506  -4,399
Italy           -548   2,810   3,358      -246   2,724   2,970    -302
United Kingdom 3,917  13,976  10,059     2,553  12,071   9,518   1,364
Other EU       7,452  23,886  16,434     6,282  21,332  15,050   1,170
Pacific Rim -124,181  95,672 219,853  -104,218  96,676 200,893 -19,963
Australia      3,897   5,082   1,186     3,287   4,157     870     610
China       -109,355  20,133 129,488   -94,187  21,444 115,631 -15,168
Indonesia        146   1,477   1,331       543   1,991   1,448    -397
Japan         -9,750  15,721  25,472    -7,762  15,552  23,314  -1,988
Malaysia      -6,053   8,046  14,099    -6,790   8,458  15,248     737
=======================================================================
             -------- 2011 ---------  --------- 2010 --------   Balance
                Bal.    Exp.    Imp.     Bal.    Exp.    Imp.    Change
=======================================================================
Philippines      238   3,354   3,116       644   3,554   2,910    -406
NICS          -4,621  40,359  44,980      -765  40,514  41,280  -3,856
Hong Kong      9,347   9,968     621     7,333   8,100     767   2,014
Korea         -6,221  11,321  17,542    -6,396  11,037  17,434     175
Singapore      2,137  10,252   8,115     3,194  10,892   7,698  -1,057
Taiwan        -9,884   8,818  18,702    -4,896  10,485  15,381  -4,988
Other Pac Rim  1,318   1,499     181       813   1,006     194     505
Sth/Cent Amer 19,007  27,759   8,752    17,815  25,266   7,451   1,192
Brazil        10,635  11,676   1,041    10,171  10,997     826     464
Other S/C Amer 8,372  16,083   7,711     7,644  14,269   6,625     728
Other Count   13,228  34,049  20,821    11,292  30,006  18,713   1,936
India          1,266   2,811   1,544     1,725   3,165   1,440    -459
Israel           -13   2,783   2,797      -490   2,244   2,734     477
Thailand      -5,029   2,907   7,936    -4,878   2,950   7,828    -151
Other         17,004  25,548   8,544    14,936  21,646   6,711   2,068
======================================================================
NOTE: All figures in billion of dollars, not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Department.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Tanzi in Washington atanzi@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.