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Figure 3-11 Value of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Coasts and Borders: 1951–2015


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Figure 3-11 Value of U.S. International Merchandise Trade by Coasts and Borders: 1951–2015

NOTES: The value of coal shipments through Mobile, AL; Charleston, SC; and Norfolk, VA are considered proprietary information and are consolidated. The total value of coal exports for the above three cities are included under the Atlantic Coast Customs District.

SOURCES: 1951-1970: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, Bicentennial Edition (Washington, DC: 1975); 1971-1999: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States (Washington, DC: annual issues); 2000-2015: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division, FT920 - U.S. Merchandise Trade: Selected Highlights (Washington, DC: annual issues). Implicit GDP Deflator: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Current-Dollar and Real Gross Domestic Product, available at www.bea.gov as of April 2016.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017