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                       United States Department of
                         COMMERCE NEWS
                     Washington, D.C. 20230

                           ECONOMICS
                              AND
                           STATISTICS
                         ADMINISTRATION
                          ------------
                       U.S. Census Bureau
                   Bureau of Economic Analysis



This release contains sensitive economic data not to be released before
8:30 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2003

CB-03-15    Press Copy
FT-900 (02-11)

For information on goods contact:
U.S. Census Bureau:
Haydn R. Mearkle   (301) 763-2246
Nick Orsini        (301) 763-2311

For information on services contact:
Bureau of Economic Analysis:
Technical:  Christopher Bach  (202) 606-9545
Media:      Larry Moran       (202) 606-2649


          U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
                          November 2002
Goods and Services

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the
Department of Commerce, announced today that total November exports of
$83.2 billion and imports of $123.3 billion resulted in a goods and services
deficit of $40.1 billion, $4.9 billion more than the $35.2 billion in October,
revised.  November exports were $0.9 billion more than October exports of
$82.3 billion.  November imports were $5.8 billion more than October imports
of $117.5 billion.

In November, the goods deficit increased $4.8 billion from October to $44.3
billion, and the services surplus decreased $0.1 billion to $4.2 billion.
Exports of goods increased $0.6 billion to $58.0 billion, and imports of goods
increased $5.4 billion to $102.3 billion.  Exports of services increased to
$25.2 billion from $24.9 billion, and imports of services increased to $21.0
billion from $20.6 billion.

Goods

The October to November change in exports of goods reflected increases in
industrial supplies and materials ($0.5 billion) and foods, feeds, and
beverages ($0.4 billion).  Decreases occurred in automotive vehicles, parts,
and engines ($0.3 billion); capital goods ($0.1 billion); and other goods
($0.1 billion).  Consumer goods were virtually unchanged.

The October to November change in imports of goods reflected increases in
consumer goods ($2.7 billion); capital goods ($2.1 billion); automotive
vehicles, parts, and engines ($0.7 billion); and foods, feeds, and beverages
($0.4 billion).  Decreases occurred in industrial supplies and materials
($0.4 billion) and other goods ($0.2 billion).

Services

Services exports increased $0.3 billion from October to November.  The
increase was mostly accounted for by increases in travel, other private
services (which includes items such as business, professional, and technical
services; insurance services; and financial services) and other transportation
(which includes freight services and port expenditures by carriers).

Services imports increased $0.4 billion from October to November.  Travel and
other transportation accounted for most of the increase.

Goods and Services Moving Average

For the three months ending in November, exports of goods and services
averaged $82.8 billion, while imports of goods and services averaged $120.2
billion, resulting in a average trade deficit of $37.5 billion.  For the three
months ending in October, the average trade deficit was $36.8 billion,
reflecting average exports of $82.8 billion and average imports of $119.6 billion.

Selected Not Seasonally Adjusted Goods Details

The November figures showed surpluses, in billions of dollars, with Australia
$0.5 (for October $0.6) and Hong Kong $0.3 ($0.1).  Deficits were recorded, in
billions of dollars, with China $10.5 ($9.5), Western Europe $7.9 ($8.7),
Japan $6.5 ($6.5), Canada $3.7 ($4.3), OPEC $2.9 ($3.6), Mexico $2.9 ($3.5),
Korea $1.6 ($1.1), Taiwan $1.3 ($1.1), Brazil $0.2 ($0.5), Argentina $0.2 ($0.1),
and Singapore $0.1 (surplus of $0.3).

Advanced technology products (ATP) exports were $14.7 billion in November and
imports were $17.7 billion, resulting in a deficit of $3.1 billion.  November
exports were $1.0 billion less than the $15.7 billion in October, while imports
were $0.2 billion more than the $17.5 billion in October.

Revisions

Goods carry-over in November was $0.6 billion (1.0 percent) for exports and
$1.2 billion (1.2 percent) for imports.  For October, revised export carry-over
was $0.1 billion (0.2 percent), revised down from $0.3 billion (0.5 percent).
For October, revised import carry-over was $0.2 billion (0.2 percent), revised
down from $0.7 billion (0.7 percent).

Services exports for October were virtually unrevised at $24.9 billion.
Services imports for October were revised up $0.1 billion to $20.6 billion.
The revision was more than accounted for by an upward revision in passenger fares.


Note:  Ports located on the west coast of the United States were closed the last
two days of September and first eight days of October due to a labor dispute.
The impact cannot be separately identified in the source data.

Scheduled release dates through February 2004 are located on page 30

                            Table of Contents

Seasonally Adjusted

Exhibit 1  International Trade in Goods and Services . . . . . . . . . . . .4

Exhibit 2  Goods and Services Centered Three - Month Moving Averages . . . .5

Exhibit 3   U.S. Services by Major Category--Exports . . . . . . . . . . . .6

Exhibit 4   U.S. Services by Major Category--Imports . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Exhibit 5   U.S. Trade in Goods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

Exhibit 6   Exports and Imports of Goods by Principal End-Use Category . . .9

Exhibit 7   Exports of Goods by End-Use Category and Commodity . . . . . . .10

Exhibit 8   Imports of Goods by End-Use Category and Commodity . . . . . . .12

Exhibit 9   Petroleum and Non-Petroleum End-Use Category Totals . . . . . . 14

Exhibit 10  Exports and Imports of Goods by Principal End-Use
            Category (Constant Dollars) . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . .15

Exhibit 11  Exports, Imports, and Balance of Goods, Petroleum and Non-
            Petroleum End-Use Commodity Category Totals
            (Constant Dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Exhibit 12  U.S. Trade in Goods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

Exhibit 13  Exports and Imports of Goods by Principal End-Use Category . . .18

Exhibit 14  Exports, Imports, and Balance of Goods by Selected
            Countries and Areas   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Exhibit 15  Exports and Imports of Goods by Principal SITC
            Commodity Groupings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Exhibit 16  Exports, Imports, and Balance of Advanced Technology Products . 23

Exhibit 17  Imports of Energy - Related Petroleum Products,
            Including Crude Petroleum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Exhibit 18  Exports and Imports of Motor Vehicles and Parts
            By Selected Countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Information on Goods and Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26

                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
            EXHIBIT 1. US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
                         JANUARY 2000 TO November 2002
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                    adjustments and rounding.  (R) Revised.)

Balance
Period                     Total              Goods            Services

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                  -378,681           -452,423           73,742
Jan.- Nov.                  -344,759           -412,755           67,996

January                      -26,637            -33,217            6,580
February                     -29,299            -35,727            6,428
March                        -31,237            -37,511            6,274
April                        -29,101            -36,391            7,290
May                          -31,070            -37,476            6,406
June                         -31,755            -38,303            6,548

July                         -32,453            -38,393            5,940
August                       -30,988            -36,869            5,881
September                    -34,884            -39,876            4,992
October                      -34,281            -40,206            5,925
November                     -33,054            -38,786            5,732
December                     -33,922            -39,668            5,746

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                  -358,290           -427,165           68,875
Jan.- Nov.                  -331,012           -395,631           64,619

January                      -34,642            -39,820            5,178
February                     -29,434            -34,770            5,336
March                        -33,083            -38,441            5,358
April                        -32,399            -37,270            4,871
May                          -30,148            -34,690            4,542
June                         -30,778            -35,760            4,982

July                         -30,848            -35,633            4,785
August                       -29,451            -34,458            5,007
September                    -19,481            -35,660           16,179
October                      -30,840            -35,034            4,194
November                     -29,908            -34,095            4,187
December                     -27,279            -31,534            4,255

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                  -390,474           -435,442           44,968

January                      -29,828            -33,467            3,639
February                     -33,115            -36,353            3,238
March                        -32,550            -36,604            4,054
April                        -35,767            -40,149            4,382
May                          -36,911            -41,698            4,787
June                         -36,633            -40,619            3,986

July                         -35,164            -39,037            3,873
August                       -38,094            -42,337            4,243
September                    -37,099            -41,299            4,200
October (R)                  -35,216            -39,555            4,339
November                     -40,097            -44,324            4,227
December                                                                

October data as published last month:
			     -35,066		-39,430		   4,364                                
                               _________________

Exports
Period                     Total              Goods            Services

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                 1,064,239            771,994          292,245
Jan.- Nov.                   975,043            707,320          267,723

January                       84,704             61,256           23,448
February                      84,934             60,939           23,995
March                         86,456             62,290           24,166
April                         88,061             63,147           24,914
May                           87,097             62,820           24,277
June                          90,128             65,445           24,683

July                          89,597             65,248           24,349
August                        91,651             67,272           24,379
September                     91,450             67,121           24,329
October                       90,560             65,963           24,597
November                      90,405             65,819           24,586
December                      89,197             64,674           24,523

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                   998,022            718,762          279,260
Jan.- Nov.                   920,548            663,771          256,777

January                       89,217             64,845           24,372
February                      89,067             64,937           24,130
March                         87,720             63,502           24,218
April                         86,286             61,943           24,343
May                           86,094             62,344           23,750
June                          84,385             60,558           23,827

July                          82,199             58,610           23,589
August                        83,092             58,939           24,153
September                     77,033             55,725           21,308
October                       77,549             56,360           21,189
November                      77,905             56,007           21,898
December                      77,477             54,991           22,486

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                   892,609            628,059          264,550

January                       77,528             55,014           22,514
February                      77,332             54,656           22,676
March                         78,391             54,978           23,413
April                         80,550             56,848           23,702
May                           81,528             57,329           24,199
June                          82,462             58,249           24,213

July                          83,352             59,105           24,247
August                        83,154             58,278           24,876
September                     82,825             58,265           24,560
October (R)                   82,294             57,368           24,926
November                      83,191             57,967           25,224
December                                                                

October data as published last month:
			      81,983		 57,091	  	  24,892                               
                               _________________

Imports
Period                     Total              Goods            Services

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                 1,442,920          1,224,417          218,503
Jan.- Nov.                 1,319,802          1,120,075          199,727

January                      111,341             94,473           16,868
February                     114,233             96,666           17,567
March                        117,693             99,801           17,892
April                        117,162             99,538           17,624
May                          118,167            100,296           17,871
June                         121,883            103,748           18,135

July                         122,049            103,640           18,409
August                       122,639            104,141           18,498
September                    126,334            106,997           19,337
October                      124,841            106,169           18,672
November                     123,459            104,605           18,854
December                     123,119            104,342           18,777

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                 1,356,312          1,145,927          210,385
Jan.- Nov.                 1,251,560          1,059,402          192,158

January                      123,860            104,666           19,194
February                     118,502             99,708           18,794
March                        120,803            101,943           18,860
April                        118,685             99,213           19,472
May                          116,242             97,034           19,208
June                         115,163             96,318           18,845

July                         113,047             94,243           18,804
August                       112,542             93,396           19,146
September                     96,514             91,385            5,129
October                      108,389             91,394           16,995
November                     107,813             90,102           17,711
December                     104,756             86,525           18,231

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                 1,283,083          1,063,501          219,582

January                      107,356             88,481           18,875
February                     110,447             91,009           19,438
March                        110,942             91,583           19,359
April                        116,318             96,998           19,320
May                          118,439             99,027           19,412
June                         119,095             98,868           20,227

July                         118,517             98,143           20,374
August                       121,248            100,615           20,633
September                    119,924             99,564           20,360
October (R)                  117,510             96,923           20,587
November                     123,288            102,291           20,997
December                                                                

October data as published last month:
			     117,049		 96,521		  20,528                                                  

NOTE:  (1)  Data presented on a Balance of Payments (BOP) basis.  For information
on data sources and methodology, see the information section on page 26 of this
release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or
www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
           EXHIBIT 2. U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
          THREE MONTH MOVING AVERAGES -- JANUARY 2000 TO November 2002
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                    adjustments and rounding.  (R) Revised.)

Balance

Center Month of Moving Averages
                           Total              Goods (1)        Services

2000                                                                    

January                                                                 
February                     -29,058            -35,485            6,427
March                        -29,879            -36,543            6,664
April                        -30,469            -37,126            6,657
May                          -30,642            -37,390            6,748
June                         -31,759            -38,057            6,298

July                         -31,732            -37,855            6,123
August                       -32,775            -38,379            5,604
September                    -33,384            -38,983            5,599
October                      -34,073            -39,623            5,550
November                     -33,752            -39,553            5,801
December                     -33,873            -39,425            5,552

2001                                                                    

January                      -32,666            -38,086            5,420
February                     -32,387            -37,677            5,291
March                        -31,639            -36,827            5,188
April                        -31,877            -36,800            4,924
May                          -31,108            -35,906            4,798
June                         -30,591            -35,361            4,770

July                         -30,359            -35,284            4,925
August                       -26,593            -35,250            8,657
September                    -26,591            -35,051            8,460
October                      -26,743            -34,929            8,187
November                     -29,342            -33,554            4,212
December                     -29,005            -33,032            4,027

2002                                                                    

January                      -30,074            -33,785            3,711
February                     -31,831            -35,475            3,644
March                        -33,811            -37,702            3,891
April                        -35,076            -39,484            4,408
May                          -36,437            -40,822            4,385
June                         -36,236            -40,451            4,215

July                         -36,630            -40,664            4,034
August                       -36,786            -40,891            4,105
September                    -36,803            -41,064            4,261
October (R)                  -37,471            -41,726            4,255
November                                                                
December                                                                
                                        
                               _________________

Exports
Center Month of Moving Averages
                           Total              Goods            Services

2000                                                                    

January                                                                 
February                      85,365             61,495           23,870
March                         86,484             62,125           24,358
April                         87,205             62,752           24,452
May                           88,428             63,804           24,625
June                          88,940             64,504           24,436

July                          90,458             65,988           24,470
August                        90,899             66,547           24,352
September                     91,221             66,786           24,435
October                       90,805             66,301           24,504
November                      90,054             65,485           24,569
December                      89,606             65,113           24,494

2001                                                                    

January                       89,160             64,819           24,342
February                      88,668             64,428           24,240
March                         87,691             63,461           24,230
April                         86,700             62,596           24,104
May                           85,589             61,615           23,973
June                          84,226             60,504           23,722

July                          83,225             59,369           23,856
August                        80,775             57,758           23,017
September                     79,225             57,008           22,217
October                       77,496             56,031           21,465
November                      77,644             55,786           21,858
December                      77,637             55,337           22,299

2002                                                                    

January                       77,446             54,887           22,559
February                      77,751             54,883           22,868
March                         78,758             55,494           23,264
April                         80,157             56,385           23,771
May                           81,514             57,476           24,038
June                          82,448             58,228           24,220

July                          82,990             58,544           24,445
August                        83,110             58,549           24,561
September                     82,758             57,970           24,787
October (R)                   82,770             57,867           24,903
November                                                                
December                                                                
                                        
                               _________________

Imports
Center Month of Moving Averages
                           Total              Goods            Services

2000                                                                    

January                                                                 
February                     114,423             96,980           17,442
March                        116,363             98,669           17,694
April                        117,674             99,878           17,796
May                          119,070            101,194           17,877
June                         120,700            102,561           18,138

July                         122,190            103,843           18,347
August                       123,674            104,926           18,748
September                    124,605            105,769           18,836
October                      124,878            105,924           18,954
November                     123,806            105,039           18,768
December                     123,479            104,538           18,942

2001                                                                    

January                      121,827            102,905           18,922
February                     121,055            102,105           18,949
March                        119,330            100,288           19,042
April                        118,577             99,397           19,180
May                          116,697             97,522           19,175
June                         114,817             95,865           18,952

July                         113,584             94,653           18,932
August                       107,368             93,008           14,360
September                    105,815             92,058           13,757
October                      104,239             90,960           13,278
November                     106,986             89,340           17,646
December                     106,642             88,369           18,272

2002                                                                    

January                      107,520             88,672           18,848
February                     109,582             90,358           19,224
March                        112,569             93,197           19,372
April                        115,233             95,869           19,364
May                          117,951             98,298           19,653
June                         118,684             98,679           20,004

July                         119,620             99,209           20,411
August                       119,896             99,441           20,456
September                    119,561             99,034           20,527
October (R)                  120,241             99,593           20,648
November                                                                
December                                                                
                                                  

NOTE:  (1)  Data presented on a Balance of Payments (BOP) basis. For information
on data sources and methodology, see the information section on page 26 of this
release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or
www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.

NOTE:   The three-month moving averages shown in this exhibit are computed by
summing the subject month, the two prior months, dividing by three and showing
the average at the center month of the period.  Using this method, an average is
not available for the current month.  A centered moving average is useful in
smoothing the volatile trade data so that trends can better be discerned.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
            EXHBIIT 3.  U.S. SERVICES BY MAJOR CATEGORIES -- EXPORTS
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                           adjustments and rounding.)

                   Total                         Passenger      Other
Period             Services       Travel         Fares          Transportation

2000                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.          292,245         82,267         20,760         30,137
Jan.-Nov.            267,723         75,378         19,059         27,678

January               23,448          6,661          1,610          2,386
February              23,995          6,951          1,727          2,398
March                 24,166          6,849          1,676          2,538
April                 24,914          7,209          1,891          2,508
May                   24,277          6,801          1,709          2,523
June                  24,683          6,991          1,742          2,564

July                  24,349          6,818          1,732          2,503
August                24,379          6,698          1,722          2,554
September             24,329          6,784          1,759          2,571
October               24,597          6,722          1,725          2,598
November              24,586          6,894          1,766          2,535
December              24,523          6,889          1,701          2,459

2001                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.          279,260         73,119         18,007         28,306
Jan.-Nov.            256,777         67,753         16,696         26,128

January               24,372          6,929          1,756          2,546
February              24,130          6,866          1,641          2,448
March                 24,218          6,940          1,610          2,501
April                 24,343          6,937          1,662          2,456
May                   23,750          6,425          1,595          2,384
June                  23,827          6,441          1,592          2,330

July                  23,589          6,386          1,613          2,359
August                24,153          6,721          1,754          2,443
September             21,308          4,738          1,155          2,166
October               21,189          4,359          1,120          2,296
November              21,898          5,011          1,198          2,199
December              22,486          5,366          1,311          2,179

2002                                                                     

Jan.-Nov.            264,550         63,942         15,827         25,808

January               22,514          5,520          1,373          2,249
February              22,676          5,630          1,376          2,225
March                 23,413          5,888          1,422          2,331
April                 23,702          5,642          1,343          2,332
May                   24,199          5,827          1,441          2,325
June                  24,213          5,731          1,388          2,329

July                  24,247          5,636          1,441          2,388
August                24,876          6,074          1,579          2,421
September (R)         24,560          5,876          1,483          2,350
October (R)           24,926          6,003          1,483          2,398
November              25,224          6,115          1,498          2,460
December                                                                 
                                        
                               _________________

                   Royalties                     Transfers      U.S.
                   and            Other          Under U.S.     Government
                   License        Private        Military Sales Misc.
Period             Fees           Services       Contracts      Services

2000                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.           39,607        104,707         13,981            786
Jan.-Nov.             36,337         95,742         12,814            715

January                3,216          8,472          1,037             66
February               3,254          8,558          1,045             62
March                  3,287          8,652          1,106             58
April                  3,317          8,667          1,273             49
May                    3,336          8,591          1,267             50
June                   3,345          8,733          1,254             54

July                   3,339          8,730          1,153             74
August                 3,335          8,851          1,140             79
September              3,324          8,762          1,049             80
October                3,299          8,919          1,262             72
November               3,285          8,807          1,228             71
December               3,270          8,966          1,167             71

2001                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.           38,668        108,109         12,220            831
Jan.-Nov.             35,413         98,905         11,115            767

January                3,246          8,857            963             75
February               3,237          8,943            921             74
March                  3,234          8,938            922             73
April                  3,256          8,896          1,069             67
May                    3,251          8,961          1,067             67
June                   3,236          9,070          1,091             67

July                   3,185          8,946          1,029             71
August                 3,175          8,976          1,012             72
September              3,177          8,963          1,038             71
October                3,196          9,146          1,006             66
November               3,220          9,209            997             64
December               3,256          9,205          1,105             64

2002                                                                     

Jan.-Nov.             39,444        107,797         11,007            725

January                3,267          9,035          1,005             65
February               3,307          9,075            998             65
March                  3,357          9,363            987             65
April                  3,626          9,611          1,082             66
May                    3,711          9,829          1,000             66
June                   3,748          9,945          1,005             67

July                   3,670         10,076            969             67
August                 3,670         10,090            975             67
September (R)          3,680         10,127            978             66
October (R)            3,697         10,282            997             66
November               3,711         10,364          1,011             65
December                                                                 
                                                  

NOTE:  For information on data sources, methodology, and details of what is
included in each service category, see the information section on page 26 of
this release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html
or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
            EXHBIIT 4.  U.S. SERVICES BY MAJOR CATEGORIES -- IMPORTS
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                           adjustments and rounding.)

                   Total                         Passenger      Other
Period             Services       Travel         Fares          Transportation

2000                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.          218,503         64,788         24,306         41,598
Jan.-Nov.            199,727         59,342         22,284         38,124

January               16,868          5,228          1,804          3,149
February              17,567          5,539          1,970          3,269
March                 17,892          5,632          2,031          3,349
April                 17,624          5,347          2,032          3,314
May                   17,871          5,322          2,040          3,425
June                  18,135          5,454          2,074          3,444

July                  18,409          5,414          2,075          3,527
August                18,498          5,285          2,053          3,637
September             19,337          5,376          2,098          3,707
October               18,672          5,347          2,029          3,675
November              18,854          5,398          2,078          3,628
December              18,777          5,446          2,022          3,477

2001                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.          210,385         60,117         22,418         38,823
Jan.-Nov.            192,158         55,426         20,820         35,781

January               19,194          5,374          1,952          3,771
February              18,794          5,283          1,913          3,401
March                 18,860          5,346          1,945          3,349
April                 19,472          5,845          2,093          3,459
May                   19,208          5,571          2,043          3,430
June                  18,845          5,282          2,077          3,241

July                  18,804          5,192          2,164          3,142
August                19,146          5,374          2,256          3,114
September              5,129          3,902          1,524          2,922
October               16,995          3,846          1,365          3,007
November              17,711          4,411          1,488          2,945
December              18,231          4,691          1,598          3,045

2002                                                                     

Jan.-Nov.            219,582         54,015         19,099         35,043

January               18,875          4,751          1,685          3,017
February              19,438          4,789          1,689          2,928
March                 19,359          5,047          1,739          2,913
April                 19,320          4,703          1,671          3,266
May                   19,412          4,706          1,606          3,271
June                  20,227          5,045          1,751          3,202

July                  20,374          5,003          1,791          3,271
August                20,633          5,095          1,839          3,257
September (R)         20,360          4,897          1,722          3,181
October (R)           20,587          4,900          1,801          3,285
November              20,997          5,079          1,805          3,452
December                                                                 
                                        
                               _________________

                   Royalties                                    U.S.
                   and            Other          Direct         Government
                   License        Private        Defense        Misc.
Period             Fees           Services       Expenditures   Services

2000                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.           16,115         55,253         13,560          2,883
Jan.-Nov.             14,735         50,162         12,433          2,647

January                1,190          4,180          1,082            235
February               1,213          4,253          1,086            237
March                  1,233          4,315          1,094            238
April                  1,233          4,348          1,112            238
May                    1,252          4,466          1,127            239
June                   1,278          4,501          1,143            241

July                   1,325          4,641          1,179            248
August                 1,350          4,741          1,184            248
September              1,881          4,850          1,178            247
October                1,402          4,853          1,127            239
November               1,378          5,014          1,121            237
December               1,379          5,090          1,127            236

2001                                                                     

Jan. - Dec.           16,359         54,588         15,198          2,882
Jan.-Nov.             14,982         48,785         13,719          2,645

January                1,371          5,312          1,174            240
February               1,366          5,405          1,185            241
March                  1,360          5,429          1,189            242
April                  1,346          5,328          1,159            242
May                    1,345          5,410          1,167            242
June                   1,347          5,470          1,186            242

July                   1,371          5,475          1,217            243
August                 1,373          5,529          1,258            242
September              1,369         -6,139          1,310            241
October                1,367          5,759          1,416            235
November               1,367          5,807          1,458            235
December               1,376          5,805          1,479            237

2002                                                                     

Jan.-Nov.             18,567         72,533         17,653          2,672

January                1,391          6,311          1,475            245
February               1,953          6,337          1,494            248
March                  1,420          6,473          1,519            248
April                  1,511          6,366          1,560            243
May                    1,568          6,431          1,589            241
June                   1,872          6,499          1,617            241

July                   1,723          6,693          1,651            242
August                 1,760          6,769          1,671            242
September (R)          1,781          6,855          1,683            241
October (R)            1,789          6,883          1,688            241
November               1,799          6,916          1,706            240
December                                                                 
                                                  

NOTE:  For information on data sources, methodology, and details of what is
included in each service category, see the information section on page 26 of
this release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html
or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                         EXHIBIT 5. U.S. TRADE IN GOODS
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                    adjustments and rounding.  (R) Revised.)

                           Balance

                           Total
                           Balance            Total
                           of Payments        Census
Period                     Basis              Basis

2000                                                   

Jan.- Dec.                  -452,423           -436,104
Jan.- Nov.                  -412,755           -397,773

January                      -33,217            -31,364
February                     -35,727            -33,693
March                        -37,511            -36,098
April                        -36,391            -35,425
May                          -37,476            -36,406
June                         -38,303            -37,079

July                         -38,393            -37,450
August                       -36,869            -35,729
September                    -39,876            -38,530
October                      -40,206            -38,759
November                     -38,786            -37,240
December                     -39,668            -38,331

2001                                                   

Jan.- Dec.                  -427,165           -411,899
Jan.- Nov.                  -395,631           -381,412

January                      -39,820            -38,393
February                     -34,770            -33,463
March                        -38,441            -37,094
April                        -37,270            -35,987
May                          -34,690            -32,887
June                         -35,760            -34,282

July                         -35,633            -34,392
August                       -34,458            -33,452
September                    -35,660            -34,564
October                      -35,034            -33,887
November                     -34,095            -33,011
December                     -31,534            -30,487

2002                                                   

Jan.- Nov.                  -435,442           -422,325

January                      -33,467            -32,500
February                     -36,353            -35,242
March                        -36,604            -35,282
April                        -40,149            -38,979
May                          -41,698            -40,441
June                         -40,619            -39,464

July                         -39,037            -37,819
August                       -42,337            -41,049
September                    -41,299            -40,154
October (R)                  -39,555            -38,276
November                     -44,324            -43,119
December                                               

October data as published last month:
			     -39,430		-38,187                                       
                               _________________

Exports
                           Total
                           Balance                             Total
                           of Payments        Net              Census
Period                     Basis              Adjustments      Basis

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                   771,994             -9,924          781,918
Jan.- Nov.                   707,320             -9,134          716,454

January                       61,256             -1,131           62,388
February                      60,939             -1,095           62,034
March                         62,290               -694           62,984
April                         63,147               -685           63,832
May                           62,820               -785           63,605
June                          65,445               -797           66,242

July                          65,248               -724           65,972
August                        67,272               -776           68,048
September                     67,121               -715           67,836
October                       65,963               -838           66,801
November                      65,819               -894           66,713
December                      64,674               -790           65,464

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                   718,762            -10,339          729,100
Jan.- Nov.                   663,771             -9,461          673,232

January                       64,845               -844           65,689
February                      64,937               -744           65,681
March                         63,502               -766           64,267
April                         61,943               -687           62,630
May                           62,344             -1,045           63,389
June                          60,558               -901           61,459

July                          58,610             -1,029           59,639
August                        58,939               -763           59,701
September                     55,725               -871           56,596
October                       56,360               -934           57,294
November                      56,007               -878           56,885
December                      54,991               -878           55,869

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                   628,059            -10,012          638,071

January                       55,014               -732           55,747
February                      54,656               -881           55,538
March                         54,978             -1,048           56,026
April                         56,848               -850           57,698
May                           57,329               -936           58,265
June                          58,249               -875           59,124

July                          59,105               -943           60,048
August                        58,278             -1,010           59,288
September                     58,265               -849           59,114
October (R)                   57,368               -970           58,338
November                      57,967               -917           58,884
December                                                                

October data as published last month:
			      57,091		   -942	          58,033                                        
                               _________________

Imports

                           Total
                           Balance                             Total
                           of Payments        Net              Census
Period                     Basis              Adjustments      Basis

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                 1,224,417              6,395        1,218,022
Jan.- Nov.                 1,120,075              5,848        1,114,227

January                       94,473                722           93,751
February                      96,666                939           95,727
March                         99,801                720           99,082
April                         99,538                281           99,257
May                          100,296                285          100,011
June                         103,748                427          103,321

July                         103,640                219          103,422
August                       104,141                364          103,777
September                    106,997                631          106,367
October                      106,169                609          105,560
November                     104,605                652          103,953
December                     104,342                547          103,795

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                 1,145,927              4,928        1,140,999
Jan.- Nov.                 1,059,402              4,758        1,054,643

January                      104,666                583          104,083
February                      99,708                563           99,144
March                        101,943                582          101,361
April                         99,213                596           98,617
May                           97,034                758           96,276
June                          96,318                577           95,741

July                          94,243                212           94,031
August                        93,396                243           93,153
September                     91,385                225           91,160
October                       91,394                213           91,181
November                      90,102                206           89,896
December                      86,525                169           86,356

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                 1,063,501              3,105        1,060,395

January                       88,481                235           88,246
February                      91,009                229           90,780
March                         91,583                274           91,308
April                         96,998                320           96,678
May                           99,027                321           98,706
June                          98,868                280           98,588

July                          98,143                275           97,868
August                       100,615                278          100,337
September                     99,564                296           99,268
October (R)                   96,923                309           96,614
November                     102,291                288          102,003
December                                                                

October data as published last month:
			      96,521	            301           96,220                             

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors, definitions and
details concerning what is included in the Net Adjustments, see the information
section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                                                       PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                                   EXHIBIT 6. EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOOD BY PRINCIPAL END-USE CATEGORY
                                                      JANUARY 2001 TO November 2002
                                                                     
                                  (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                                                 adjustments and rounding.  (R) Revised.)

                                                  End-Use Commodity Category
            Total
            Balance of               Total        Foods,                                 Automotive
            Payments    Net          Census       Feeds,       Industrial   Capital      Vehicles,    Consumer     Other
Period      Basis       Adjustments  Basis (1)    Beverages    Supplies (2) Goods        etc.         Goods        Goods

Exports

2001                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Dec.    718,762     -10,339      729,100       49,407      160,104      321,714       75,435       88,331       34,110
Jan.- Nov.    663,771      -9,461      673,232       45,303      147,659      298,204       69,426       81,205       31,436

January        64,845        -844       65,689        4,008       14,237       30,716        6,103        7,721        2,904
February       64,937        -744       65,681        4,194       14,372       30,726        6,020        7,671        2,697
March          63,502        -766       64,267        4,268       14,220       29,213        6,184        7,662        2,721
April          61,943        -687       62,630        4,226       14,062       27,719        6,268        7,642        2,713
May            62,344      -1,045       63,389        4,085       13,950       28,100        6,399        7,822        3,033
June           60,558        -901       61,459        4,013       13,459       26,908        6,611        7,302        3,167

July           58,610      -1,029       59,639        4,040       12,894       26,099        6,368        7,298        2,941
August         58,939        -763       59,701        4,157       13,143       25,726        6,513        7,133        3,029
September      55,725        -871       56,596        3,995       12,249       24,328        6,405        6,955        2,663
October        56,360        -934       57,294        4,149       12,611       24,373        6,285        7,054        2,821
November       56,007        -878       56,885        4,168       12,464       24,294        6,269        6,945        2,746
December       54,991        -878       55,869        4,104       12,445       23,511        6,009        7,126        2,674

2002                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Nov.    628,059     -10,012      638,071       45,077      143,307      269,215       72,155       77,620       30,696

January        55,014        -732       55,747        4,232       12,296       23,661        6,018        6,955        2,584
February       54,656        -881       55,538        4,289       12,244       23,310        6,200        6,856        2,638
March          54,978      -1,048       56,026        3,901       12,291       24,129        6,244        6,748        2,714
April          56,848        -850       57,698        3,891       13,117       24,118        6,689        7,081        2,803
May            57,329        -936       58,265        3,993       13,314       24,277        6,762        6,874        3,045
June           58,249        -875       59,124        4,258       13,325       25,139        6,660        7,106        2,636
July           59,105        -943       60,048        4,305       13,236       25,266        7,092        7,254        2,895
August         58,278      -1,010       59,288        4,038       13,382       24,978        6,833        7,135        2,922
September      58,265        -849       59,114        4,020       13,331       25,189        6,695        7,107        2,772
October (R)    57,368        -970       58,338        3,872       13,132       24,608        6,620        7,229        2,876
November       57,967        -917       58,884        4,277       13,640       24,541        6,341        7,274        2,811
December                                                                                                                    

Imports

2001                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Dec.  1,145,927       4,928    1,140,999       46,641      273,870      297,993      189,782      284,293       48,421
Jan.- Nov.  1,059,402       4,758    1,054,643       42,820      255,612      275,529      174,274      262,071       44,336

January       104,666         583      104,083        3,902       27,024       28,720       15,936       24,376        4,124
February       99,708         563       99,144        3,812       24,893       27,754       15,487       23,211        3,986
March         101,943         582      101,361        3,753       24,991       28,146       15,659       24,912        3,899
April          99,213         596       98,617        3,774       24,466       25,876       15,972       24,380        4,150
May            97,034         758       96,276        3,784       24,123       24,791       15,780       23,588        4,211
June           96,318         577       95,741        3,910       23,210       24,703       16,117       23,801        4,000

July           94,243         212       94,031        4,024       22,432       23,860       16,048       23,623        4,044
August         93,396         243       93,153        3,928       22,129       23,569       16,198       23,417        3,912
September      91,385         225       91,160        3,984       21,686       22,501       15,698       23,379        3,912
October        91,394         213       91,181        3,966       21,021       22,838       15,555       23,765        4,036
November       90,102         206       89,896        3,983       19,637       22,771       15,823       23,620        4,062
December       86,525         169       86,356        3,821       18,258       22,464       15,507       22,222        4,085

2002                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Nov.  1,063,501       3,105    1,060,395       45,197      244,831      259,339      186,274      279,590       45,166

January        88,481         235       88,246        3,870       18,934       22,859       15,275       23,244        4,064
February       91,009         229       90,780        4,029       18,993       23,066       16,351       24,414        3,928
March          91,583         274       91,308        3,975       19,936       23,413       15,984       23,672        4,328
April          96,998         320       96,678        4,075       22,781       23,836       17,007       25,007        3,971
May            99,027         321       98,706        4,144       23,065       24,086       17,651       25,620        4,141
June           98,868         280       98,588        4,132       22,532       24,181       17,223       26,145        4,376

July           98,143         275       97,868        4,243       22,803       23,981       17,233       25,570        4,038
August        100,615         278      100,337        4,206       23,776       23,790       17,585       26,887        4,092
September      99,564         296       99,268        4,139       23,449       23,565       17,686       26,260        4,170
October (R)    96,923         309       96,614        3,992       24,491       22,220       16,778       25,014        4,119
November      102,291         288      102,003        4,393       24,070       24,343       17,501       27,758        3,938
December                                                                                                                    
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2)  Includes petroleum and petroleum products.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
         EXHIBIT 7. EXPORTS OF GOODS BY END-USE CATEGORY AND COMMODITY
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
    adjustments and rounding.  The commodities in this exhibit are ranked on
        the month-to-month change within each major commodity grouping.
      (-) Represents zero or less than one half unit of measurement shown.
                                 (R) Revised.)
                                        

Item(1)                                November     October (R)   Monthly
                                       2002         2002          Change

Total, Balance of Payments Basis          57,967       57,368           598
Net Adjustments                             -917         -970            53
Total, Census Basis                       58,884       58,338           545

Foods, feeds, and beverages                4,277        3,872           405

Meat, poultry, etc.                          590          461           129
Animal feeds, n.e.c.                         289          225            64
Nuts                                         163          114            49
Fruits,  frozen juices                       348          306            42
Rice                                          89           53            35
Wine and related products                     84           49            35
Vegetables                                   241          209            32
Other foods                                  386          361            25
Bakery products                              184          159            24
Dairy products and eggs                       76           58            19
Wheat                                        357          339            18
Soybeans                                     511          493            17
Alcoholic beverages, excluding wine           55           48             8
Nonagricultural foods, etc.                   69           64             5
Oilseeds, food oils                          110          113            -2
Sorghum, barley, oats                         49           70           -21
Corn                                         441          478           -37
Fish and shellfish                           235          272           -37

Industrial supplies and materials         13,640       13,132           507

Chemicals-organic                          1,363        1,277            86
Gas-natural                                  155           71            84
Chemicals-other                            1,154        1,075            79
Nonmonetary gold                             361          297            65
Plastic materials                          1,214        1,164            50
Nuclear fuel materials                       151          108            44
Tobacco, unmanufactured                      105           62            44
Steelmaking materials                        161          122            39
Hides and skins                              172          133            39
Finished metal shapes                        749          717            32
Fuel oil                                     234          205            29
Chemicals-fertilizers                        329          301            28
Other industrial supplies                  1,266        1,242            25
Agriculture-manufactured, other              118           98            21
Manmade cloth                                434          418            16
Leather and furs                              77           65            12
Cotton, raw                                  175          164            11
Electric energy                               37           26            11
Industrial rubber products                   185          174            11
Agric. industry-unmanufactured               108           98            10
Aluminum and alumina                         247          239             8
Synthetic rubber-primary                     148          141             6
Crude oil                                      8            3             5
Natural gas liquids                           77           72             5
Glass-plate, sheet, etc.                      89           85             3
Nontextile floor tiles                        25           23             3
Hair, waste materials                         38           37             2
Chemicals-inorganic                          322          321             1
Nonmetallic minerals                          36           35             1
Wood supplies, manufactured                   73           73             0
Newsprint                                    704          704             0
Copper                                       102          102             0
Iron and steel mill products                 277          278            -1
Tapes, audio and visual                       94           97            -3
Finished textile supplies                    184          187            -3
Cotton fiber cloth                           253          258            -5
Logs and lumber                              289          295            -6
Coal and fuels, other                         65           71            -6
Mineral supplies-manufactured                261          267            -6
Iron and steel products, other               230          237            -7
Pulpwood and woodpulp                        336          346           -10
Shingles, molding, wallboard                 153          166           -13
Precious metals, other                       176          190           -14
Nonferrous metals, other                     158          177           -19
Agric. farming-unmanufactured                100          134           -34
Petroleum products, other                    591          656           -65
Metallurgical grade coal                      53          123           -70

Capital goods, except automotive          24,541       24,608           -68

Civilian aircraft                          2,079        2,498          -419
Engines-civilian aircraft                    946        1,055          -110
Semiconductors                             3,283        3,384          -100
Medicinal equipment                        1,260        1,277           -17
Agricultural machinery, equipment            266          279           -13
Computers                                    805          815           -10
Railway transportation equipment             107          117           -10
Wood, glass, plastic                         227          236           -10
Photo, service industry machinery            448          458            -9
Vessels, excluding scrap                      38           47            -9
Marine engines, parts                         61           70            -8
Food, tobacco machinery                      137          144            -7
Industrial engines                           967          974            -7
Specialized mining                            28           29             0
Nonfarm tractors and parts                    81           79             3
Spacecraft, excluding military                 6            2             4
Commercial vessels, other                     20           16             4
Pulp and paper machinery                     190          180            10
Textile, sewing machines                      99           87            12
Materials handling equipment                 369          353            16
Excavating machinery                         411          392            18
Parts-civilian aircraft                    1,090        1,072            19
Business machines and equipment              171          147            24
Measuring, testing, control instruments    1,130        1,103            27
Industrial machines, other                 1,817        1,788            29
Laboratory testing instruments               420          376            44
Telecommunications equipment               1,938        1,894            44
Metalworking machine tools                   491          435            56
Generators, accessories                      581          523            58
Electric apparatus                         1,835        1,772            62
Computer accessories                       2,499        2,432            67
Drilling & oilfield equipment                739          574           165

Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines    6,341        6,620          -280

Consumer goods                             7,274        7,229            45

Toys/games/sporting goods                    504          456            47
Toiletries and cosmetics                     376          342            35
TV's, VCR's, etc.                            337          303            34
Apparel,household goods-nontextile           115           97            17
Household appliances                         374          360            14
Records, tapes, and disks                    314          300            14
Stereo equipment, etc.                       139          126            13
Musical instruments                           79           68            12
Other household goods                        729          719            10
Cookware, cutlery, tools                      63           54             9
Furniture, household goods, etc.             179          173             7
Jewelry, etc                                 255          250             5
Sports apparel and gear                       41           36             5
Glassware, chinaware                          33           28             5
Numismatic coins                               7            3             3
Nursery stock, etc.                           20           19             0
Rugs                                          59           59             0
Writing and art supplies                     388          388            -1
Books, printed matter                        345          355           -10
Apparel, household goods - textile           518          531           -13
Artwork, antiques, stamps, etc.              207          221           -14
Pleasure boats and motors                     96          113           -17
Gem diamonds                                 411          440           -29
Pharmaceutical preparations                1,548        1,594           -47
Tobacco, manufactured                        137          193           -56

Other goods                                2,811        2,876           -64
                                        
                               _________________

Item(1)                                Year-to-date Year-to-date  Year-to-date
                                       2002         2001          Change

Total, Balance of Payments Basis         628,059      663,771       -35,712
Net Adjustments                          -10,012       -9,461          -551
Total, Census Basis                      638,071      673,232       -35,161

Foods, feeds, and beverages               45,077       45,303          -226

Meat, poultry, etc.                        6,422        7,316          -894
Animal feeds, n.e.c.                       3,028        3,360          -332
Nuts                                       1,517        1,283           234
Fruits,  frozen juices                     3,703        3,680            23
Rice                                         744          684            60
Wine and related products                    659          677           -17
Vegetables                                 2,655        2,644            11
Other foods                                4,105        4,029            75
Bakery products                            1,836        2,016          -180
Dairy products and eggs                      651          757          -106
Wheat                                      3,381        3,173           208
Soybeans                                   5,050        4,996            53
Alcoholic beverages, excluding wine          571          553            19
Nonagricultural foods, etc.                  701          604            97
Oilseeds, food oils                        1,211          912           299
Sorghum, barley, oats                        624          688           -64
Corn                                       5,249        4,943           306
Fish and shellfish                         2,971        2,988           -17

Industrial supplies and materials        143,307      147,659        -4,352

Chemicals-organic                         13,385       13,113           273
Gas-natural                                  906          506           400
Chemicals-other                           12,065       12,229          -163
Nonmonetary gold                           3,054        4,639        -1,585
Plastic materials                         12,929       12,359           570
Nuclear fuel materials                     1,405        1,126           279
Tobacco, unmanufactured                      964        1,165          -201
Steelmaking materials                      1,671        1,597            74
Hides and skins                            1,611        1,809          -198
Finished metal shapes                      8,024        8,123           -99
Fuel oil                                   2,228        2,281           -53
Chemicals-fertilizers                      3,558        3,694          -136
Other industrial supplies                 13,266       13,271            -5
Agriculture-manufactured, other            1,510        1,625          -115
Manmade cloth                              4,513        4,537           -24
Leather and furs                             763          820           -58
Cotton, raw                                1,840        2,007          -167
Electric energy                              249        1,163          -914
Industrial rubber products                 2,000        2,129          -130
Agric. industry-unmanufactured             1,096          915           180
Aluminum and alumina                       2,702        2,898          -196
Synthetic rubber-primary                   1,532        1,535            -3
Crude oil                                     86          178           -92
Natural gas liquids                          566          546            20
Glass-plate, sheet, etc.                     892        1,007          -115
Nontextile floor tiles                       276          301           -25
Hair, waste materials                        397          430           -33
Chemicals-inorganic                        3,623        4,105          -482
Nonmetallic minerals                         382          454           -72
Wood supplies, manufactured                  803          795             8
Newsprint                                  7,471        7,814          -343
Copper                                     1,021        1,111           -90
Iron and steel mill products               2,947        3,061          -113
Tapes, audio and visual                    1,110        1,154           -43
Finished textile supplies                  2,070        1,980            90
Cotton fiber cloth                         2,512        2,267           245
Logs and lumber                            3,278        3,316           -38
Coal and fuels, other                        833          994          -161
Mineral supplies-manufactured              2,829        2,897           -68
Iron and steel products, other             2,534        2,646          -112
Pulpwood and woodpulp                      3,699        3,565           135
Shingles, molding, wallboard               1,741        1,750            -8
Precious metals, other                     2,306        2,471          -165
Nonferrous metals, other                   1,978        2,140          -163
Agric. farming-unmanufactured              1,475        1,412            63
Petroleum products, other                  6,262        6,618          -357
Metallurgical grade coal                     945        1,107          -162

Capital goods, except automotive         269,215      298,204       -28,988

Civilian aircraft                         25,869       24,474         1,394
Engines-civilian aircraft                 10,652       11,867        -1,215
Semiconductors                            38,980       41,959        -2,979
Medicinal equipment                       13,310       13,606          -297
Agricultural machinery, equipment          3,219        3,070           149
Computers                                  8,497        9,594        -1,097
Railway transportation equipment           1,117        1,470          -353
Wood, glass, plastic                       2,417        2,651          -234
Photo, service industry machinery          4,989        5,192          -203
Vessels, excluding scrap                     193           68           125
Marine engines, parts                        694          680            14
Food, tobacco machinery                    1,617        1,609             8
Industrial engines                        10,670       10,966          -296
Specialized mining                           356          385           -29
Nonfarm tractors and parts                   875          935           -59
Spacecraft, excluding military                36           15            21
Commercial vessels, other                    161          173           -12
Pulp and paper machinery                   2,120        2,416          -296
Textile, sewing machines                     969        1,006           -37
Materials handling equipment               4,174        4,851          -677
Excavating machinery                       4,572        5,254          -682
Parts-civilian aircraft                   11,204       12,936        -1,732
Business machines and equipment            1,863        2,702          -839
Measuring, testing, control instruments   12,177       13,155          -979
Industrial machines, other                20,022       21,867        -1,845
Laboratory testing instruments             4,454        4,831          -377
Telecommunications equipment              20,750       25,689        -4,939
Metalworking machine tools                 4,815        5,444          -629
Generators, accessories                    5,755        6,938        -1,183
Electric apparatus                        19,708       21,610        -1,902
Computer accessories                      26,901       34,461        -7,560
Drilling & oilfield equipment              6,080        6,328          -249

Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines   72,155       69,426         2,729

Consumer goods                            77,620       81,205        -3,585

Toys/games/sporting goods                  5,015        5,093           -78
Toiletries and cosmetics                   3,831        3,839            -8
TV's, VCR's, etc.                          3,682        3,808          -126
Apparel,household goods-nontextile         1,202        1,334          -132
Household appliances                       4,177        4,524          -346
Records, tapes, and disks                  2,939        3,108          -169
Stereo equipment, etc.                     1,407        1,510          -103
Musical instruments                          972        1,038           -66
Other household goods                      7,773        7,790           -17
Cookware, cutlery, tools                     641          722           -81
Furniture, household goods, etc.           1,955        2,122          -168
Jewelry, etc                               2,740        2,605           135
Sports apparel and gear                      407          425           -19
Glassware, chinaware                         428          479           -51
Numismatic coins                              52           44             8
Nursery stock, etc.                          247          258           -11
Rugs                                         640          655           -16
Writing and art supplies                   4,243        4,422          -178
Books, printed matter                      3,657        3,843          -186
Apparel, household goods - textile         5,811        6,658          -846
Artwork, antiques, stamps, etc.            2,716        4,203        -1,487
Pleasure boats and motors                  1,003          950            54
Gem diamonds                               4,434        4,074           360
Pharmaceutical preparations               15,840       15,114           725
Tobacco, manufactured                      1,808        2,587          -779

Other goods                               30,696       31,436          -740
                                                  

(1) Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
         EXHIBIT 8. IMPORTS OF GOODS BY END-USE CATEGORY AND COMMODITY
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
    adjustments and rounding. The Commodities in this exhibit are ranked on
        the month-to-month change within each major commodity grouping.
(-) Represents zero or less than one half unit of measurement shown. (R) Revised
                                        

Item(1)                                November     October (R)   Monthly
                                       2002         2002          Change

Total, Balance of Payments Basis         102,291       96,923         5,368
Net Adjustments                              288          309           -21
Total, Census Basis                      102,003       96,614         5,389

Foods, feeds, and beverages                4,393        3,992           401

Fish and shellfish                           866          741           125
Cocoa beans                                  102           21            81
Meat products                                538          459            79
Wine and related products                    471          420            52
Alcoholic bevs, excluding wine               288          237            50
Vegetables                                   392          366            26
Bakery products                              326          303            23
Tea, spices, etc.                             70           55            14
Nuts                                          61           50            11
Nonagricultural foods, etc.                   28           24             4
Dairy products and eggs                       78           76             2
Cane and beet sugar                           55           53             1
Other foods                                  316          318            -2
Fruits, frozen juices                        412          420            -9
Food oils, oilseeds                          118          128           -10
Green coffee                                 135          153           -18
Feedstuff and foodgrains                     137          165           -29

Industrial supplies and materials         24,070       24,491          -421

Crude oil                                  7,320        8,116          -796
Gas-natural                                  950        1,207          -256
Other precious metals                        302          442          -140
Petroleum products, other                  1,124        1,201           -77
Fuel oil                                     920          997           -77
Nuclear fuel materials                       222          293           -71
Nonmonetary gold                             201          256           -55
Copper                                       152          188           -36
Iron and steel mill products                 837          871           -34
Nonferrous metals, other                      96          120           -24
Zinc                                          68           80           -12
Steelmaking materials                        225          234            -9
Sulfur, nonmetallic minerals                  47           54            -7
Tin                                           13           18            -5
Coal and related fuels                        89           92            -4
Glass-plate, sheet, etc.                      72           74            -2
Plywood and veneers                          152          154            -1
Lumber                                       522          522            -1
Cotton, natural fibers                         8            8             0
Wool, silk, etc.                              58           57             2
Hair, waste materials                         40           38             2
Chemicals-inorganic                          308          306             2
Hides and skins                               14           12             2
Leather and furs                              72           69             3
Newsprint                                    252          247             5
Synthetic rubber--primary                    102           95             7
Nickel                                        60           49            11
Natural rubber                                88           71            18
Farming materials, livestock                  68           50            18
Nontextile floor tiles                       187          169            18
Shingles, wallboard                          618          597            20
Pulpwood and woodpulp                        215          193            22
Plastic materials                            647          624            23
Materials, excluding chemicals               135          111            24
Tobacco, waxes, etc                          277          253            24
Finished textile supplies                    219          194            25
Electric energy                              122           97            26
Paper and paper products                     502          474            28
Cotton cloth, fabrics                        196          165            31
Blank tapes, audio & visual                  253          222            31
Finished metal shapes                        588          553            36
Iron and steel products, n.e.c.              367          331            36
Stone, sand, cement, etc.                    325          287            38
Chemicals-other, n.e.c.                      472          429            43
Synthetic cloth                              357          310            48
Chemicals-fertilizers                        414          350            64
Iron and steel, advanced                     390          325            65
Industrial supplies, other                 1,255        1,147           108
Liquefied petroleum gases                    401          276           126
Chemicals-organic                          1,101          961           140
Bauxite and aluminum                         645          504           141

Capital goods, except automotive          24,343       22,220         2,123

Computer accessories                       5,244        4,134         1,110
Telecommunications equipment               2,061        1,725           336
Industrial machines, other                 1,592        1,418           174
Medicinal equipment                        1,261        1,137           124
Business machines and equipment              421          320           102
Photo, service industry machinery            821          724            97
Agricultural machinery, equipment            422          333            89
Electric apparatus                         1,853        1,772            81
Generators, accessories                      868          807            61
Materials handling equipment                 517          484            34
Laboratory testing instruments               181          147            34
Wood, glass, plastic                         428          398            30
Railway transportation equipment              93           80            13
Textile, sewing machines                      93           82            12
Measuring, testing, control instruments      770          760            11
Industrial engines                           726          721             5
Drilling & oilfield equipment                121          117             4
Metalworking machine tools                   495          491             4
Excavating machinery                         320          318             3
Commercial vessels, other                      4            3             1
Spacecraft, excluding military                 3            2             1
Food, tobacco machinery                      122          122             0
Vessels, except scrap                          0            0             0
Nonfarm tractors and parts                    49           51            -1
Marine engines, parts                         43           44            -1
Engines-civilian aircraft                    697          702            -4
Specialized mining                            18           27            -8
Computers                                  1,465        1,474           -10
Parts-civilian aircraft                      358          375           -17
Pulp and paper machinery                     290          320           -30
Semiconductors                             2,037        2,081           -45
Civilian aircraft                            968        1,054           -86

Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines   17,501       16,778           723

Consumer goods                            27,758       25,014         2,744

Toys/games/sporting goods                  2,204        1,694           510
Other household goods                      2,921        2,512           409
Apparel, household goods - cotton          3,342        2,941           402
Apparel, textiles, nonwool or cotton       2,325        1,997           328
TV's, VCR's, etc                           2,097        1,840           257
Footwear                                   1,060          893           167
Household appliances                         946          800           147
Camping apparel and gear                     619          474           145
Furniture, household goods, etc.           1,311        1,175           136
Motorcycles and parts                        296          161           136
Stereo equipment, etc                        731          614           117
Apparel,household goods-nontextile           554          472            82
Cookware, cutlery, tools                     409          333            76
Pleasure boats and motors                    224          156            69
Writing and art supplies                     817          759            58
Musical instruments                          131           96            34
Books, printed matter                        304          272            32
Glassware, chinaware                         195          164            31
Toiletries and cosmetics                     360          333            27
Apparel, household goods - wool              305          281            24
Rugs                                         129          113            16
Records, tapes, and disks                    125          113            12
Nursery stock, etc.                           91           88             4
Photo equipment                              132          128             3
Artwork, antiques, stamps, etc.              599          604            -6
Numismatic coins                               9           19           -10
Gem stones, other                            135          145           -10
Jewelry                                      767          807           -40
Gem diamonds                                 942        1,117          -176
Pharmaceutical preparations                3,678        3,914          -236

Other goods                                3,938        4,119          -181
                                        
                               _________________

Item(1)                                Year-to-date Year-to-date  Year-to-date
                                       2002         2001          Change

Total, Balance of Payments Basis       1,063,501    1,059,402         4,099
Net Adjustments                            3,105        4,758        -1,653
Total, Census Basis                    1,060,395    1,054,643         5,752

Foods, feeds, and beverages               45,197       42,820         2,376

Fish and shellfish                         9,072        8,955           117
Cocoa beans                                  466          351           114
Meat products                              5,454        5,606          -152
Wine and related products                  4,860        4,284           576
Alcoholic bevs, excluding wine             3,011        2,810           201
Vegetables                                 3,959        3,816           143
Bakery products                            3,334        2,934           400
Tea, spices, etc.                            748          727            21
Nuts                                         635          623            12
Nonagricultural foods, etc.                  299          346           -46
Dairy products and eggs                      978          931            47
Cane and beet sugar                          505          484            21
Other foods                                3,361        2,958           403
Fruits, frozen juices                      4,588        4,220           369
Food oils, oilseeds                        1,163        1,109            54
Green coffee                               1,289        1,265            24
Feedstuff and foodgrains                   1,473        1,400            73

Industrial supplies and materials        244,831      255,612       -10,781

Crude oil                                 70,569       70,027           541
Gas-natural                               10,848       14,733        -3,884
Other precious metals                      3,372        5,830        -2,457
Petroleum products, other                 12,269       13,499        -1,230
Fuel oil                                   8,158       10,141        -1,982
Nuclear fuel materials                     2,033        1,863           170
Nonmonetary gold                           2,272        1,965           307
Copper                                     2,097        2,438          -341
Iron and steel mill products               8,159        7,530           629
Nonferrous metals, other                   1,240        1,484          -244
Zinc                                         910          893            17
Steelmaking materials                      2,168        2,052           116
Sulfur, nonmetallic minerals                 519          542           -23
Tin                                          156          205           -50
Coal and related fuels                       931          940            -9
Glass-plate, sheet, etc.                     782          774             7
Plywood and veneers                        1,564        1,297           267
Lumber                                     6,382        6,496          -114
Cotton, natural fibers                        76          113           -37
Wool, silk, etc.                             592          636           -43
Hair, waste materials                        425          377            48
Chemicals-inorganic                        3,547        3,742          -194
Hides and skins                              125          145           -20
Leather and furs                             807          894           -86
Newsprint                                  2,790        3,323          -533
Synthetic rubber--primary                  1,102        1,149           -47
Nickel                                       792          956          -165
Natural rubber                               680          573           107
Farming materials, livestock                 775          826           -51
Nontextile floor tiles                     1,913        1,731           182
Shingles, wallboard                        6,617        6,029           589
Pulpwood and woodpulp                      2,156        2,454          -298
Plastic materials                          6,738        6,740            -2
Materials, excluding chemicals             1,404        1,458           -54
Tobacco, waxes, etc                        3,146        3,237           -91
Finished textile supplies                  2,216        1,952           264
Electric energy                            1,138        2,675        -1,537
Paper and paper products                   5,497        5,540           -44
Cotton cloth, fabrics                      2,046        1,956            91
Blank tapes, audio & visual                2,417        2,133           284
Finished metal shapes                      6,273        6,282            -9
Iron and steel products, n.e.c.            3,884        3,943           -59
Stone, sand, cement, etc.                  3,330        3,170           159
Chemicals-other, n.e.c.                    4,935        4,971           -36
Synthetic cloth                            3,848        3,681           168
Chemicals-fertilizers                      3,476        3,999          -523
Iron and steel, advanced                   3,989        3,870           120
Industrial supplies, other                12,990       12,310           680
Liquefied petroleum gases                  3,234        4,165          -931
Chemicals-organic                         11,372       12,019          -646
Bauxite and aluminum                       6,072        5,858           214

Capital goods, except automotive         259,339      275,529       -16,191

Computer accessories                      54,195       56,710        -2,515
Telecommunications equipment              21,034       22,895        -1,861
Industrial machines, other                16,470       16,295           175
Medicinal equipment                       12,723       11,413         1,310
Business machines and equipment            3,885        4,529          -644
Photo, service industry machinery          8,374        8,083           291
Agricultural machinery, equipment          3,762        3,559           203
Electric apparatus                        20,253       21,466        -1,213
Generators, accessories                    9,998       10,766          -768
Materials handling equipment               5,566        5,740          -174
Laboratory testing instruments             1,832        2,569          -737
Wood, glass, plastic                       4,065        3,898           167
Railway transportation equipment             943        1,320          -377
Textile, sewing machines                     922        1,092          -170
Measuring, testing, control instruments    8,211        8,336          -126
Industrial engines                         8,322        8,953          -631
Drilling & oilfield equipment              1,241        1,508          -268
Metalworking machine tools                 5,400        6,909        -1,509
Excavating machinery                       3,786        3,985          -199
Commercial vessels, other                    140           70            70
Spacecraft, excluding military                22           98           -76
Food, tobacco machinery                    1,405        1,343            62
Vessels, except scrap                          2            1             1
Nonfarm tractors and parts                   626          614            12
Marine engines, parts                        507          502             5
Engines-civilian aircraft                  7,959        9,953        -1,994
Specialized mining                           357          272            85
Computers                                 14,858       11,658         3,201
Parts-civilian aircraft                    4,157        5,332        -1,175
Pulp and paper machinery                   3,221        3,862          -641
Semiconductors                            24,046       28,511        -4,466
Civilian aircraft                         11,058       13,286        -2,228

Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines  186,274      174,274        11,999

Consumer goods                           279,590      262,071        17,519

Toys/games/sporting goods                 21,159       20,272           887
Other household goods                     28,688       26,064         2,624
Apparel, household goods - cotton         32,782       31,174         1,608
Apparel, textiles, nonwool or cotton      22,754       23,650          -896
TV's, VCR's, etc                          21,092       19,015         2,077
Footwear                                  10,549       10,906          -357
Household appliances                       9,447        8,242         1,205
Camping apparel and gear                   5,673        5,523           150
Furniture, household goods, etc.          14,500       12,619         1,881
Motorcycles and parts                      2,752        2,754            -2
Stereo equipment, etc                      7,514        7,121           393
Apparel,household goods-nontextile         5,533        5,662          -128
Cookware, cutlery, tools                   4,049        3,748           301
Pleasure boats and motors                  2,009        1,876           133
Writing and art supplies                   8,859        8,615           244
Musical instruments                        1,294        1,272            22
Books, printed matter                      3,082        3,030            52
Glassware, chinaware                       1,959        2,045           -86
Toiletries and cosmetics                   3,616        3,261           355
Apparel, household goods - wool            2,715        3,164          -449
Rugs                                       1,404        1,304            99
Records, tapes, and disks                  1,202        1,141            62
Nursery stock, etc.                        1,044        1,057           -13
Photo equipment                            1,570        1,889          -320
Artwork, antiques, stamps, etc.            6,416        6,635          -219
Numismatic coins                             142          108            34
Gem stones, other                          1,493        1,376           118
Jewelry                                    8,283        7,643           640
Gem diamonds                              11,105        9,629         1,476
Pharmaceutical preparations               36,903       31,277         5,626

Other goods                               45,166       44,336           829
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
          EXHIBIT 9. EXPORTS, IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF GOODS, PETROLEUM
                   AND NON-PETROLEUM END-USE CATEGORY TOTALS
                         JANUARY 2001 TO November 2002
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                    adjustments and rounding.  (R) Revised.)

Balance
                                      Net                         Non-
Period                 Total          Adjustments   Petroleum (1) petroleum

2001                                                                       

Jan.- Dec.              -427,165        -15,266       -92,950      -318,949
Jan.- Nov.              -395,631        -14,219       -88,208      -293,204

January                  -39,820         -1,427        -9,504       -28,890
February                 -34,770         -1,307        -8,725       -24,738
March                    -38,441         -1,348        -8,281       -28,813
April                    -37,270         -1,283        -8,656       -27,331
May                      -34,690         -1,803        -8,712       -24,174
June                     -35,760         -1,478        -8,419       -25,863

July                     -35,633         -1,241        -7,727       -26,665
August                   -34,458         -1,006        -7,587       -25,864
September                -35,660         -1,096        -7,711       -26,852
October                  -35,034         -1,147        -7,099       -26,788
November                 -34,095         -1,084        -5,786       -27,224
December                 -31,534         -1,047        -4,742       -25,745

2002                                                                       

Jan.- Nov.              -435,442        -13,117       -85,088      -337,237

January                  -33,467           -967        -5,626       -26,874
February                 -36,353         -1,111        -5,165       -30,078
March                    -36,604         -1,322        -6,142       -29,140
April                    -40,149         -1,170        -8,256       -30,723
May                      -41,698         -1,257        -8,492       -31,948
June                     -40,619         -1,155        -7,899       -31,565

July                     -39,037         -1,218        -8,179       -29,641
August                   -42,337         -1,288        -8,562       -32,487
September                -41,299         -1,145        -8,258       -31,896
October (R)              -39,555         -1,279        -9,655       -28,621
November                 -44,324         -1,205        -8,855       -34,264
December                                                                   
                                        
                               _________________

Exports
                                      Net                         Non-
Period                 Total          Adjustments   Petroleum (1) petroleum

2001                                                                       

Jan.- Dec.               718,762        -10,339        10,637       718,463
Jan.- Nov.               663,771         -9,461         9,624       663,608

January                   64,845           -844           956        64,733
February                  64,937           -744           818        64,863
March                     63,502           -766           880        63,387
April                     61,943           -687           948        61,683
May                       62,344         -1,045           930        62,459
June                      60,558           -901           880        60,579

July                      58,610         -1,029           829        58,810
August                    58,939           -763           992        58,710
September                 55,725           -871           788        55,809
October                   56,360           -934           824        56,470
November                  56,007           -878           780        56,106
December                  54,991           -878         1,014        54,855

2002                                                                       

Jan.- Nov.               628,059        -10,012         9,142       628,929

January                   55,014           -732           754        54,993
February                  54,656           -881           746        54,791
March                     54,978         -1,048           733        55,293
April                     56,848           -850           848        56,851
May                       57,329           -936           787        57,478
June                      58,249           -875           747        58,378

July                      59,105           -943           833        59,216
August                    58,278         -1,010           964        58,324
September                 58,265           -849           887        58,227
October (R)               57,368           -970           935        57,404
November                  57,967           -917           910        57,974
December                                                                   
                                        
                               _________________

Imports
                                      Net                         Non-
Period                 Total          Adjustments   Petroleum (1) petroleum

2001                                                                       

Jan.- Dec.             1,145,927          4,928       103,587     1,037,412
Jan.- Nov.             1,059,402          4,758        97,831       956,812

January                  104,666            583        10,460        93,623
February                  99,708            563         9,543        89,601
March                    101,943            582         9,161        92,201
April                     99,213            596         9,604        89,014
May                       97,034            758         9,642        86,633
June                      96,318            577         9,299        86,442

July                      94,243            212         8,556        85,475
August                    93,396            243         8,579        84,574
September                 91,385            225         8,499        82,661
October                   91,394            213         7,922        83,258
November                  90,102            206         6,566        83,330
December                  86,525            169         5,756        80,600

2002                                                                       

Jan.- Nov.             1,063,501          3,105        94,229       966,166

January                   88,481            235         6,380        81,867
February                  91,009            229         5,911        84,869
March                     91,583            274         6,875        84,434
April                     96,998            320         9,104        87,574
May                       99,027            321         9,279        89,427
June                      98,868            280         8,646        89,943

July                      98,143            275         9,011        88,857
August                   100,615            278         9,526        90,811
September                 99,564            296         9,144        90,124
October (R)               96,923            309        10,589        86,025
November                 102,291            288         9,765        92,238
December                                                                   
                                                  

(1)  The petroleum products aggregated in the end-use commodity classification
system include virtually the same energy related petroleum products as those
aggregated in the SITC. The end-use petroleum products, however, include some
products such as ethane, butane, benzene and toluene, which are included in
"Manufactured Goods".


NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors, definitions and
details concerning what is included in the Net Adjustments, see the information
section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                     EXHIBIT 10. EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOODS BY PRINCIPAL END-USE CATEGORY
                            (CONSTANT DOLLARS BASIS): JANUARY 2001 TO November 2002
                                           1996 CONSTANT DOLLAR BASIS
                                                        
                     In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
                      adjustment and rounding.  The values in this exhibit are subject to
                    periodic change, reflecting revisions to the source information for the
                                        monthly deflators.  (R) Revised)
                                                        

                                End-Use Commodity Category

                   Total        Foods,                                 Automotive
                   Census       Feeds, &     Industrial   Capital      Vehicles     Consumer     Other
Period             Basis(1)     Beverages    Supplies(2)  Goods        etc.         Goods        Goods

Exports

2001                                                                                                      

Jan.- Dec.           795,663       63,197      170,332      366,376       73,383       87,737       34,638
Jan.- Nov.           734,016       57,900      156,630      339,377       67,541       80,681       31,887

January               71,745        4,975       14,798       35,425        5,949        7,669        2,928
February              71,670        5,422       14,966       35,059        5,876        7,620        2,727
March                 70,091        5,494       14,784       33,418        6,030        7,615        2,750
April                 68,112        5,442       14,706       31,523        6,094        7,601        2,746
May                   68,766        5,246       14,659       31,781        6,217        7,798        3,065
June                  66,835        5,146       14,300       30,486        6,423        7,268        3,212

July                  64,860        5,134       13,786       29,519        6,192        7,248        2,981
August                64,994        5,240       14,092       29,182        6,326        7,080        3,075
September             61,653        5,009       13,165       27,654        6,227        6,894        2,704
October               62,791        5,335       13,723       27,744        6,107        6,997        2,883
November              62,500        5,458       13,651       27,586        6,099        6,890        2,816
December              61,647        5,296       13,702       26,999        5,842        7,057        2,751

2002                                                                                                      

Jan.- Nov.           696,075       56,445      152,688      308,567       69,866       77,448       31,062

January               61,393        5,465       13,540       26,964        5,838        6,930        2,656
February              61,375        5,646       13,499       26,645        6,014        6,848        2,723
March                 61,512        5,055       13,435       27,446        6,049        6,750        2,777
April                 63,184        5,001       14,178       27,562        6,498        7,088        2,858
May                   63,932        5,188       14,292       27,938        6,549        6,863        3,103
June                  64,957        5,524       14,163       29,034        6,456        7,104        2,677

July                  65,172        5,344       13,880       28,919        6,881        7,238        2,910
August                64,236        4,871       13,981       28,758        6,605        7,099        2,922
September             63,865        4,655       13,893       28,994        6,479        7,083        2,761
October (R)           62,970        4,688       13,644       28,181        6,386        7,200        2,870
November              63,478        5,007       14,182       28,127        6,112        7,245        2,805
December                                                                                                  

Imports

2001                                                                                                      

Jan.- Dec.         1,242,998       49,370      256,997      401,256      186,285      299,483       49,608
Jan.- Nov.         1,144,638       45,252      236,434      370,602      171,083      275,930       45,336

January              110,559        4,024       22,604       38,609       15,614       25,582        4,127
February             106,328        3,990       21,378       37,378       15,183       24,377        4,023
March                108,658        3,841       21,895       37,513       15,358       26,132        3,919
April                106,216        3,927       22,022       34,749       15,688       25,619        4,211
May                  103,158        3,983       21,434       33,145       15,512       24,805        4,278
June                 103,386        4,169       21,037       33,164       15,838       25,089        4,088

July                 102,470        4,340       21,352       31,958       15,793       24,862        4,166
August               101,649        4,242       21,178       31,594       15,939       24,654        4,041
September             99,471        4,287       20,633       30,431       15,413       24,656        4,051
October              101,438        4,226       21,586       31,077       15,223       25,128        4,198
November             101,306        4,224       21,314       30,984       15,521       25,028        4,235
December              98,360        4,118       20,564       30,653       15,202       23,552        4,271

2002                                                                                                      

Jan.- Nov.         1,179,177       47,857      238,371      365,285      182,532      297,945       47,188

January              100,893        4,087       20,976       31,955       15,005       24,618        4,252
February             103,930        4,370       21,063       32,371       16,025       25,968        4,133
March                103,195        4,229       20,688       32,803       15,691       25,246        4,538
April                107,209        4,300       22,007       33,388       16,680       26,688        4,147
May                  109,308        4,374       21,932       33,955       17,340       27,373        4,334
June                 109,486        4,419       21,627       34,053       16,884       27,926        4,578

July                 108,507        4,530       21,692       33,921       16,914       27,230        4,220
August               110,565        4,494       22,351       33,580       17,233       28,632        4,275
September            108,758        4,301       21,698       33,115       17,310       27,993        4,340
October (R)          104,703        4,165       21,880       31,399       16,365       26,627        4,268
November             112,623        4,589       22,457       34,745       17,083       29,644        4,104
December                                                                                                  
                                                  

(1) Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2) Includes petroleum and petroleum products.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                          PART A: SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
     EXHIBIT 11. EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOODS, PETROLEUM AND NON-PETROLEUM
                       END-USE COMMODITY CATEGORY TOTALS
            (CONSTANT DOLLARS BASIS): JANUARY 2000 TO November 2002
                           1996 CONSTANT DOLLAR BASIS
     (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to seasonal
      adjustment and rounding.  The values in this exhibit are subject to
    periodic change, reflecting revisions to the source information for the
                        monthly deflators.  (R) Revised)
                                        

Trade Balance

                   Total
                   Census                          Non-
Period             Basis (1)       Petroleum       petroleum

2000                                                        

Jan.- Dec.          -456,008         -75,848        -380,160
Jan.- Nov.          -416,984         -69,452        -347,533

January              -34,269          -5,625         -28,643
February             -35,403          -6,207         -29,196
March                -37,397          -6,150         -31,247
April                -37,721          -6,234         -31,487
May                  -39,150          -6,608         -32,541
June                 -38,770          -6,956         -31,814

July                 -38,553          -6,603         -31,951
August               -37,151          -6,590         -30,561
September            -40,007          -6,282         -33,725
October              -40,022          -6,222         -33,800
November             -38,543          -5,975         -32,568
December             -39,023          -6,396         -32,627

2001                                                        

Jan.- Dec.          -447,336         -80,625        -366,711
Jan.- Nov.          -410,622         -74,649        -335,974

January              -38,814          -7,283         -31,531
February             -34,658          -6,683         -27,975
March                -38,567          -6,755         -31,812
April                -38,104          -7,246         -30,858
May                  -34,392          -7,010         -27,382
June                 -36,550          -6,862         -29,688

July                 -37,611          -6,624         -30,987
August               -36,656          -6,469         -30,186
September            -37,817          -6,309         -31,508
October              -38,647          -6,869         -31,778
November             -38,806          -6,537         -32,268
December             -36,713          -5,976         -30,737

2002                                                        

Jan.- Nov.          -483,102         -71,906        -411,197

January              -39,500          -6,663         -32,837
February             -42,555          -6,024         -36,531
March                -41,683          -6,007         -35,675
April                -44,025          -6,938         -37,086
May                  -45,376          -6,757         -38,619
June                 -44,529          -6,428         -38,101

July                 -43,335          -6,523         -36,811
August               -46,328          -6,596         -39,733
September            -44,893          -6,135         -38,758
October (R)          -41,734          -6,923         -34,811
November             -49,145          -6,911         -42,234
December                                                    
                                        
                               _________________

Exports
                   Total
                   Census                          Non-
Period             Basis (1)       Petroleum       petroleum

2000                                                        

Jan.- Dec.           855,549           9,993         845,555
Jan.- Nov.           783,897           9,163         774,734

January               68,016             907          67,109
February              67,761             734          67,027
March                 68,870             819          68,051
April                 69,758             869          68,889
May                   69,342             782          68,560
June                  72,481             710          71,771

July                  72,482             728          71,754
August                74,863             865          73,998
September             74,338             824          73,515
October               73,032           1,075          71,957
November              72,954             849          72,104
December              71,652             831          70,821

2001                                                        

Jan.- Dec.           795,663           8,506         787,157
Jan.- Nov.           734,016           7,585         726,431

January               71,745             753          70,991
February              71,670             640          71,030
March                 70,091             693          69,398
April                 68,112             737          67,375
May                   68,766             691          68,075
June                  66,835             657          66,178

July                  64,860             656          64,203
August                64,994             786          64,208
September             61,653             616          61,037
October               62,791             679          62,111
November              62,500             676          61,824
December              61,647             921          60,726

2002                                                        

Jan.- Nov.           696,075           7,612         688,463

January               61,393             669          60,724
February              61,375             670          60,705
March                 61,512             642          60,871
April                 63,184             697          62,487
May                   63,932             670          63,263
June                  64,957             643          64,315

July                  65,172             698          64,474
August                64,236             787          63,449
September             63,865             693          63,171
October (R)           62,970             726          62,244
November              63,478             718          62,760
December                                                    
                                        
                               _________________

Imports
                   Total
                   Census                          Non-
Period             Basis (1)       Petroleum       petroleum

2000                                                        

Jan.- Dec.         1,311,557          85,842       1,225,715
Jan.- Nov.         1,200,882          78,615       1,122,267

January              102,284           6,532          95,752
February             103,164           6,942          96,222
March                106,267           6,969          99,298
April                107,479           7,103         100,376
May                  108,491           7,390         101,101
June                 111,251           7,666         103,585

July                 111,036           7,331         103,705
August               112,014           7,455         104,559
September            114,345           7,106         107,240
October              113,053           7,297         105,756
November             111,496           6,824         104,672
December             110,675           7,227         103,448

2001                                                        

Jan.- Dec.         1,242,998          89,131       1,153,868
Jan.- Nov.         1,144,638          82,233       1,062,405

January              110,559           8,037         102,522
February             106,328           7,323          99,005
March                108,658           7,448         101,210
April                106,216           7,982          98,234
May                  103,158           7,701          95,457
June                 103,386           7,520          95,866

July                 102,470           7,280          95,190
August               101,649           7,255          94,394
September             99,471           6,925          92,546
October              101,438           7,549          93,889
November             101,306           7,213          94,093
December              98,360           6,897          91,463

2002                                                        

Jan.- Nov.         1,179,177          79,518       1,099,659

January              100,893           7,332          93,561
February             103,930           6,694          97,236
March                103,195           6,649          96,546
April                107,209           7,635          99,574
May                  109,308           7,426         101,882
June                 109,486           7,071         102,415

July                 108,507           7,221         101,286
August               110,565           7,383         103,182
September            108,758           6,828         101,929
October (R)          104,703           7,648          97,055
November             112,623           7,629         104,994
December                                                    
                                                  

(1) Detailed data presented on a Census Basis.  The information to convert to a
BOP basis is not available.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                        EXHIBIT 12. U. S. TRADE IN GOODS
                                        
          (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to
                            rounding.  (R) Revised.)
                                        

Trade Balance

                                  Total
                                  Balance        Total
                                  of Payments    Census
Period                            Basis          Basis

2000                                                      

Jan.- Dec.                         -452,423       -436,104
Jan.- Nov.                         -417,845       -402,863

January                             -31,363        -29,510
February                            -32,542        -30,508
March                               -35,710        -34,296
April                               -32,805        -31,838
May                                 -37,463        -36,394
June                                -37,749        -36,525

July                                -42,899        -41,957
August                              -41,051        -39,911
September                           -40,311        -38,965
October                             -45,624        -44,177
November                            -40,327        -38,781
December                            -34,578        -33,242

2001                                                      

Jan.- Dec.                         -427,165       -411,899
Jan.- Nov.                         -399,418       -385,199

January                             -41,135        -39,708
February                            -30,203        -28,896
March                               -34,526        -33,179
April                               -35,533        -34,250
May                                 -33,476        -31,674
June                                -33,807        -32,330

July                                -41,256        -40,015
August                              -37,622        -36,616
September                           -35,348        -34,252
October                             -41,622        -40,475
November                            -34,889        -33,805
December                            -27,747        -26,700

2002                                                      

Jan.- Nov.                         -438,721       -425,604

January                             -33,523        -32,556
February                            -31,576        -30,465
March                               -32,270        -30,948
April                               -40,087        -38,917
May                                 -39,562        -38,305
June                                -37,864        -36,709

July                                -46,816        -45,598
August                              -44,166        -42,878
September                           -42,922        -41,777
October (R)                         -45,671        -44,392
November                            -44,265        -43,060
December                                                  

October data as published last month:
				    -45,551	   -44,308                                        
                               _________________

Exports

                   Total
                   Balance                         Total
                   of Payments     Net             Census
Period             Basis           Adjustments     Basis

2000                                                        

Jan.- Dec.           771,994          -9,924         781,918
Jan.- Nov.           707,573          -9,134         716,707

January               56,547          -1,131          57,679
February              60,085          -1,095          61,179
March                 68,254            -694          68,948
April                 62,617            -685          63,302
May                   63,888            -785          64,673
June                  67,205            -797          68,002

July                  59,306            -724          60,029
August                67,479            -776          68,255
September             66,675            -715          67,391
October               68,797            -838          69,635
November              66,719            -894          67,614
December              64,421            -790          65,211

2001                                                        

Jan.- Dec.           718,762         -10,339         729,100
Jan.- Nov.           664,636          -9,461         674,097

January               61,317            -844          62,161
February              62,000            -744          62,743
March                 69,592            -766          70,358
April                 61,328            -687          62,015
May                   63,887          -1,045          64,931
June                  62,433            -901          63,333

July                  53,582          -1,029          54,611
August                59,349            -763          60,111
September             54,361            -871          55,232
October               59,767            -934          60,701
November              57,022            -878          57,900
December              54,125            -878          55,003

2002                                                        

Jan.- Nov.           627,963         -10,012         637,975

January               51,987            -732          52,720
February              52,239            -881          53,121
March                 59,583          -1,048          60,631
April                 57,212            -850          58,062
May                   59,024            -936          59,960
June                  59,018            -875          59,893

July                  54,117            -943          55,060
August                58,470          -1,010          59,480
September             56,602            -849          57,451
October (R)           60,923            -970          61,893
November              58,788            -917          59,705
December                                                    

October data as published last month:
		      60,632	        -942          61,574                      
                               _________________

Imports

                   Total
                   Balance                         Total
                   of Payments     Net             Census
Period             Basis           Adjustments     Basis

2000                                                        

Jan.- Dec.         1,224,417           6,395       1,218,022
Jan.- Nov.         1,125,418           5,848       1,119,570

January               87,910             722          87,188
February              92,627             939          91,688
March                103,964             720         103,244
April                 95,422             281          95,141
May                  101,352             285         101,067
June                 104,954             427         104,527

July                 102,205             219         101,986
August               108,530             364         108,166
September            106,986             631         106,355
October              114,421             609         113,812
November             107,047             652         106,395
December              98,999             547          98,452

2001                                                        

Jan.- Dec.         1,145,927           4,928       1,140,999
Jan.- Nov.         1,064,055           4,758       1,059,296

January              102,452             583         101,869
February              92,203             563          91,639
March                104,118             582         103,536
April                 96,860             596          96,265
May                   97,363             758          96,605
June                  96,240             577          95,663

July                  94,838             212          94,625
August                96,971             243          96,728
September             89,709             225          89,484
October              101,390             213         101,177
November              91,911             206          91,705
December              81,872             169          81,703

2002                                                        

Jan.- Nov.         1,066,684           3,105       1,063,579

January               85,510             235          85,276
February              83,815             229          83,586
March                 91,854             274          91,580
April                 97,298             320          96,978
May                   98,587             321          98,266
June                  96,882             280          96,602

July                 100,932             275         100,657
August               102,636             278         102,358
September             99,523             296          99,227
October (R)          106,594             309         106,285
November             103,052             288         102,764
December                                                    

October data as published last month:
		     106,183	         301         105,882                                          

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors, definitions and
details concerning what is included in Net Adjustments, see the information
section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                                                                     
                                                     PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                                  EXHIBIT 13.EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOODS BY PRINCIPAL END-USE CATEGORY
                                                      JANUARY 2001 TO November 2002
                                                                     
                                       (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to
                                                         rounding.  (R) Revised.)

                        End-Use Commodity Category
            Total
            Balance of               Total        Foods,       Industrial                Automotive
            Payments    Net          Census       Feeds,       Industrial   Capital      Vehicles     Consumer     Other
Period      Basis       Adjustments  Basis (1)    Beverages    Supplies (2) Goods        etc.         Goods        Goods

Exports

2001                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Dec.    718,762     -10,339      729,100       49,407      160,104      321,714       75,435       88,331       34,110
Jan.- Nov.    664,636      -9,461      674,097       45,239      148,277      297,349       70,108       81,728       31,396

January        61,317        -844       62,161        3,902       13,816       28,975        5,594        7,066        2,809
February       62,000        -744       62,743        4,106       13,887       28,660        6,025        7,468        2,597
March          69,592        -766       70,358        4,654       15,139       32,542        6,932        8,359        2,731
April          61,328        -687       62,015        3,921       14,066       27,176        6,569        7,475        2,807
May            63,887      -1,045       64,931        3,786       14,447       28,320        7,139        8,169        3,070
June           62,433        -901       63,333        3,717       13,593       28,124        7,061        7,650        3,188

July           53,582      -1,029       54,611        3,700       12,337       24,440        4,432        6,763        2,939
August         59,349        -763       60,111        4,185       13,544       25,718        6,486        7,202        2,976
September      54,361        -871       55,232        3,770       11,849       23,904        6,276        6,786        2,646
October        59,767        -934       60,701        4,890       13,111       25,412        6,838        7,622        2,829
November       57,022        -878       57,900        4,607       12,488       24,078        6,755        7,168        2,803
December       54,125        -878       55,003        4,168       11,827       24,365        5,327        6,602        2,714

2002                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Nov.    627,963     -10,012      637,975       44,997      143,806      267,832       72,701       77,962       30,676

January        51,987        -732       52,720        4,146       12,014       22,329        5,375        6,358        2,497
February       52,239        -881       53,121        4,228       11,803       21,722        6,167        6,646        2,555
March          59,583      -1,048       60,631        4,126       12,934       26,587        6,974        7,286        2,724
April          57,212        -850       58,062        3,748       13,231       24,052        7,141        7,010        2,880
May            59,024        -936       59,960        3,748       13,847       24,523        7,572        7,175        3,096
June           59,018        -875       59,893        3,741       13,272       25,863        7,098        7,264        2,656

July           54,117        -943       55,060        3,993       12,827       23,606        4,927        6,813        2,893
August         58,470      -1,010       59,480        4,102       13,719       24,822        6,765        7,196        2,875
September      56,602        -849       57,451        3,838       13,002       24,291        6,659        6,904        2,755
October (R)    60,923        -970       61,893        4,522       13,723       25,709        7,229        7,826        2,883
November       58,788        -917       59,705        4,803       13,435       24,328        6,794        7,485        2,861
December                                                                                                                    

Imports

2001                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Dec.  1,145,927       4,928    1,140,999       46,641      273,870      297,993      189,782      284,293       48,421
Jan.- Nov.  1,064,055       4,758    1,059,296       42,856      256,524      275,590      174,849      265,022       44,456

January       102,452         583      101,869        3,905       27,867       27,664       14,822       23,550        4,061
February       92,203         563       91,639        3,430       23,379       25,491       15,216       20,432        3,692
March         104,118         582      103,536        3,829       25,563       29,495       17,268       23,391        3,991
April          96,860         596       96,265        3,708       24,385       25,503       16,396       22,083        4,190
May            97,363         758       96,605        3,854       24,866       24,522       16,162       23,006        4,195
June           96,240         577       95,663        3,936       23,211       24,871       16,035       23,561        4,048

July           94,838         212       94,625        3,979       22,888       24,177       13,930       25,684        3,968
August         96,971         243       96,728        3,927       22,581       23,860       16,418       25,938        4,004
September      89,709         225       89,484        3,792       20,762       21,941       14,586       24,722        3,680
October       101,390         213      101,177        4,417       21,796       24,841       17,269       28,519        4,333
November       91,911         206       91,705        4,079       19,225       23,224       16,747       24,135        4,295
December       81,872         169       81,703        3,785       17,346       22,404       14,933       19,271        3,965

2002                                                                                                                        

Jan.- Nov.  1,066,684       3,105    1,063,579       45,096      245,217      258,718      186,579      282,718       45,251

January        85,510         235       85,276        3,831       19,207       21,765       14,194       22,324        3,955
February       83,815         229       83,586        3,597       17,660       21,169       16,031       21,490        3,639
March          91,854         274       91,580        3,967       20,196       24,060       17,215       21,858        4,284
April          97,298         320       96,978        4,075       23,236       23,970       17,915       23,663        4,119
May            98,587         321       98,266        4,188       23,749       23,507       17,856       24,756        4,210
June           96,882         280       96,602        4,108       22,293       23,982       16,812       25,135        4,272

July          100,932         275      100,657        4,318       23,637       24,711       15,222       28,631        4,139
August        102,636         278      102,358        4,147       23,944       23,599       17,645       28,898        4,125
September      99,523         296       99,227        4,004       22,710       23,588       16,482       28,453        3,991
October (R)   106,594         309      106,285        4,390       25,208       24,017       18,769       29,549        4,353
November      103,052         288      102,764        4,472       23,376       24,353       18,439       27,961        4,163
December                                                                                                                    
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2)  Includes petroleum and petroleum products.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
         EXHIBIT 14. EXPORTS, IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF GOODS BY SELECTED
                         COUNTRIES AND GEOGRAPHIC AREAS
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to rounding
      (-) Represents zero or less than one half unit of measurement shown.
                       (X) Not applicable.  (R) Revised.
              Note: This exhibit is not additive.  See footnotes.)
                                        

Balance

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2002        2002        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis   -44,265     -45,671    -438,721

Net Adjustments                    -1,205      -1,279     -13,117

Total Census Basis                -43,060     -44,392    -425,604
North America                      -6,632      -7,770     -79,730
        Canada                     -3,740      -4,315     -45,281
        Mexico                     -2,892      -3,455     -34,449
Western Europe                     -7,897      -8,661     -79,607
    Euro Area (2)                  -5,463      -6,189     -59,437
    European Union                 -7,094      -7,861     -73,273
        Austria                       -82        -152      -1,242
        Belgium                       457         298       3,296
        Finland                      -119        -185      -1,710
        France                       -540        -546      -8,261
        Germany                    -3,265      -3,441     -31,722
        Italy                      -1,085      -1,206     -12,822
        Netherlands                   668         514       7,883
        Spain                        -120         119        -452
        Sweden                       -559        -597      -5,472
        United Kingdom               -868        -893      -6,788
        Other EU                   -1,579      -1,772     -15,983
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                      -792        -676      -5,857
        Norway                       -540        -258      -3,951
        Switzerland                  -198        -368      -1,645
        Other EFTA                    -54         -50        -262
    Other Western Europe              -12        -124        -477
Eastern Europe/FSR                 -1,284        -806      -7,448
        Hungary                      -408         -97      -1,782
        Poland                        -46         -44        -377
        Former Soviet Republics      -658        -491      -3,988
            Russia                   -586        -439      -3,934
            Other FSR                 -72         -52         -54
        Other EE                     -172        -175      -1,301
Pacific Rim Countries             -21,414     -19,413    -194,734
        Australia                     490         578       5,903
        China                     -10,450      -9,523     -93,568
        Japan                      -6,492      -6,458     -62,925
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)            -2,782      -1,764     -19,771
            Hong Kong                 287         111       2,951
            Korea                  -1,628      -1,083     -11,903
            Singapore                -104         307       1,678
            Taiwan                 -1,337      -1,099     -12,497
        Other Pacific Rim(3)       -2,181      -2,246     -24,373
South/Central America              -1,394      -2,503     -16,057
        Argentina                    -176        -137      -1,415
        Brazil                       -205        -510      -2,837
        Colombia                     -229        -253      -1,822
        Other S/C A (3)              -783      -1,603      -9,983
OPEC                               -2,898      -3,556     -31,295
        Indonesia(3)                 -521        -562      -6,625
        Nigeria                      -492        -450      -4,377
        Saudi Arabia                 -644      -1,000      -7,313
        Venezuela(3)                 -967      -1,349      -9,867
        Other OPEC                   -274        -195      -3,113
Other Countries                    -3,071      -3,542     -33,592
        Egypt                          28          85       1,332
        South Africa                  -82        -155      -1,293
        Other                      -3,018      -3,472     -33,632
Uniden. ctys (4)                       44          51         226
Timing Adjustments                      0        -102         140
                                        
                               _________________

Exports

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2002        2002        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis    58,788      60,923     627,963

Net Adjustments                      -917        -970     -10,012

Total Census Basis                 59,705      61,893     637,975
North America                      22,441      23,896     238,803
        Canada                     13,828      14,698     148,664
        Mexico                      8,613       9,198      90,139
Western Europe                     13,692      13,857     144,157
    Euro Area (2)                   9,559       9,664      97,105
    European Union                 12,589      12,888     132,119
        Austria                       213         185       2,238
        Belgium                     1,277       1,230      12,315
        Finland                       150         116       1,426
        France                      1,721       1,976      17,629
        Germany                     2,442       2,362      24,418
        Italy                         936         942       9,170
        Netherlands                 1,490       1,473      16,841
        Spain                         442         565       4,689
        Sweden                        269         237       2,899
        United Kingdom              2,648       2,861      30,715
        Other EU                    1,000         940       9,779
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                       766         671       8,457
        Norway                        112         115       1,284
        Switzerland                   641         545       6,949
        Other EFTA                     13          11         225
    Other Western Europe              338         298       3,580
Eastern Europe/FSR                    498         609       6,069
        Hungary                        52          62         636
        Poland                         53          57         622
        Former Soviet Republics       303         402       3,804
            Russia                    208         252       2,227
            Other FSR                  95         151       1,577
        Other EE                       90          87       1,007
Pacific Rim Countries              14,861      15,073     163,674
        Australia                     984       1,142      11,793
        China                       2,100       1,916      19,955
        Japan                       4,422       4,119      47,328
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)             5,615       6,050      64,227
            Hong Kong               1,104       1,006      11,552
            Korea                   1,780       1,973      20,519
            Singapore               1,301       1,593      15,205
            Taiwan                  1,431       1,478      16,951
        Other Pacific Rim(3)        1,740       1,845      20,371
South/Central America               4,688       4,564      47,539
        Argentina                     158         166       1,439
        Brazil                      1,046       1,175      11,520
        Colombia                      297         309       3,272
        Other S/C A (3)             3,186       2,914      31,308
OPEC                                1,658       1,616      17,373
        Indonesia(3)                  260         211       2,311
        Nigeria                        78          87         991
        Saudi Arabia                  429         468       4,353
        Venezuela(3)                  466         374       4,277
        Other OPEC                    424         476       5,440
Other Countries                     2,550       2,512      26,376
        Egypt                         121         159       2,595
        South Africa                  238         245       2,340
        Other                       2,192       2,108      21,441
Uniden. ctys (4)                       44          51         226
Timing Adjustments                      0         301         346
                                        
                               _________________

Imports

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2002        2002        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis   103,052     106,594   1,066,684

Net Adjustments                       288         309       3,105

Total Census Basis                102,764     106,285   1,063,579
North America                      29,073      31,666     318,533
        Canada                     17,568      19,013     193,945
        Mexico                     11,505      12,653     124,588
Western Europe                     21,590      22,518     223,764
    Euro Area (2)                  15,022      15,852     156,542
    European Union                 19,682      20,749     205,393
        Austria                       295         337       3,480
        Belgium                       820         932       9,019
        Finland                       270         301       3,137
        France                      2,262       2,521      25,890
        Germany                     5,707       5,803      56,140
        Italy                       2,022       2,149      21,992
        Netherlands                   822         958       8,957
        Spain                         562         446       5,142
        Sweden                        828         834       8,371
        United Kingdom              3,516       3,754      37,503
        Other EU                    2,579       2,712      25,762
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                     1,558       1,347      14,315
        Norway                        652         373       5,234
        Switzerland                   839         913       8,594
        Other EFTA                     67          62         486
    Other Western Europe              349         422       4,057
Eastern Europe/FSR                  1,782       1,415      13,517
        Hungary                       461         159       2,418
        Poland                         99         101         998
        Former Soviet Republics       961         893       7,792
            Russia                    793         691       6,161
            Other FSR                 168         202       1,631
        Other EE                      262         261       2,307
Pacific Rim Countries              36,275      34,487     358,407
        Australia                     495         565       5,889
        China                      12,549      11,440     113,523
        Japan                      10,914      10,577     110,253
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)             8,397       7,814      83,998
            Hong Kong                 817         895       8,601
            Korea                   3,407       3,056      32,422
            Singapore               1,405       1,286      13,527
            Taiwan                  2,768       2,577      29,448
        Other Pacific Rim(3)        3,921       4,091      44,744
South/Central America               6,081       7,067      63,596
        Argentina                     335         303       2,854
        Brazil                      1,251       1,685      14,357
        Colombia                      526         562       5,094
        Other S/C A (3)             3,970       4,517      41,291
OPEC                                4,555       5,172      48,668
        Indonesia(3)                  781         774       8,936
        Nigeria                       570         536       5,368
        Saudi Arabia                1,073       1,468      11,666
        Venezuela(3)                1,433       1,723      14,144
        Other OPEC                    699         671       8,553
Other Countries                     5,621       6,054      59,968
        Egypt                          93          74       1,263
        South Africa                  319         400       3,633
        Other                       5,210       5,580      55,073
Uniden. ctys (4)                        0           0           0
Timing Adjustments                      0         403         206
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2)  Countries included in Euro Area are also included in European Union.  See
Page 27 for a list of countries.
(3)  This exhibit is not additive.  Selected countries are included in more than
one area grouping. Indonesia is included in both OPEC and Other Pacific Rim;
Venezuela is included in both OPEC and Other South/Central America.
(4)  The export totals reflect shipments of certain grains, oilseeds, and
satellites that are not included in the country/area totals.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
         EXHIBIT 14A. EXPORTS, IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF GOODS BY SELECTED
                         COUNTRIES AND GEOGRAPHIC AREAS
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to rounding
      (-) Represents zero or less than one half unit of measurement shown.
                       (X) Not applicable.  (R) Revised.
              Note: This exhibit is not additive.  See footnotes.)
                                        

Balance

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2001        2001        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis   -34,889     -41,622    -399,418

Net Adjustments                    -1,084      -1,147     -14,219

Total Census Basis                -33,805     -40,475    -385,199
North America                      -6,483      -6,283     -77,081
        Canada                     -3,956      -3,648     -49,031
        Mexico                     -2,527      -2,635     -28,050
Western Europe                     -6,273      -7,659     -60,606
    Euro Area (2)                  -4,674      -5,581     -50,003
    European Union                 -5,872      -7,091     -57,254
        Austria                      -153        -122      -1,268
        Belgium                       324          23       3,151
        Finland                      -197        -180      -1,688
        France                       -825      -1,015      -9,581
        Germany                    -2,409      -2,666     -27,148
        Italy                      -1,088      -1,172     -12,828
        Netherlands                   840         612       9,076
        Spain                         101          99         497
        Sweden                       -492        -573      -4,847
        United Kingdom               -540        -729        -718
        Other EU                   -1,433      -1,369     -11,899
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                      -421        -530      -3,335
        Norway                       -332        -327      -3,339
        Switzerland                   -58        -177         206
        Other EFTA                    -31         -26        -201
    Other Western Europe               20         -37         -17
Eastern Europe/FSR                   -531        -622      -7,087
        Hungary                      -333        -288      -2,147
        Poland                        -14         -21        -163
        Former Soviet Republics      -119        -214      -3,885
            Russia                   -115        -223      -3,352
            Other FSR                  -4           9        -533
        Other EE                      -65         -99        -892
Pacific Rim Countries             -16,872     -20,886    -181,708
        Australia                     337         345       3,935
        China                      -7,204      -9,161     -77,588
        Japan                      -6,002      -6,835     -64,048
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)            -1,824      -2,533     -19,816
            Hong Kong                 312         142       3,903
            Korea                  -1,152      -1,627     -12,037
            Singapore                 187         477       2,484
            Taiwan                 -1,172      -1,525     -14,166
        Other Pacific Rim(3)       -2,179      -2,702     -24,191
South/Central America                -227        -683      -8,776
        Argentina                      -5          24         917
        Brazil                        162         -40       1,436
        Colombia                     -126        -131      -2,044
        Other S/C A (3)              -259        -535      -9,086
OPEC                               -2,180      -3,093     -37,801
        Indonesia(3)                 -573        -687      -7,144
        Nigeria                      -316        -581      -7,517
        Saudi Arabia                 -341        -452      -7,085
        Venezuela(3)                 -484        -661      -9,131
        Other OPEC                   -467        -713      -6,925
Other Countries                    -2,361      -2,665     -28,650
        Egypt                         332         628       2,541
        South Africa                 -162         -91      -1,418
        Other                      -2,531      -3,202     -29,773
Unidentified countries (4)             66          68         235
                                        
                               _________________

Exports

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2001        2001        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis    57,022      59,767     664,636

Net Adjustments                      -878        -934      -9,461

Total Census Basis                 57,900      60,701     674,097
North America                      21,560      23,168     246,064
        Canada                     13,214      13,895     152,105
        Mexico                      8,346       9,273      93,959
Western Europe                     13,287      14,109     161,047
    Euro Area (2)                   8,850       9,489     103,677
    European Union                 12,143      13,056     146,217
        Austria                       221         226       2,374
        Belgium                     1,064       1,016      12,513
        Finland                       125         125       1,434
        France                      1,644       1,700      18,294
        Germany                     2,173       2,371      27,542
        Italy                         770         961       9,125
        Netherlands                 1,614       1,501      17,817
        Spain                         522         525       5,301
        Sweden                        249         256       3,281
        United Kingdom              2,936       3,190      37,762
        Other EU                      826       1,186      10,773
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                       824         766      11,064
        Norway                        104         101       1,616
        Switzerland                   707         650       9,227
        Other EFTA                     13          15         221
    Other Western Europe              320         287       3,766
Eastern Europe/FSR                    587         587       6,302
        Hungary                        55          71         638
        Poland                         63          70         702
        Former Soviet Republics       358         365       3,789
            Russia                    263         209       2,509
            Other FSR                  96         156       1,280
        Other EE                      110          82       1,172
Pacific Rim Countries              14,281      14,384     166,916
        Australia                     879         937       9,935
        China                       1,675       1,648      17,281
        Japan                       4,287       4,352      53,156
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)             5,771       5,727      66,587
            Hong Kong               1,024       1,064      12,930
            Korea                   1,858       1,532      20,405
            Singapore               1,475       1,766      16,469
            Taiwan                  1,414       1,365      16,783
        Other Pacific Rim(3)        1,669       1,721      19,958
South/Central America               4,766       4,650      53,867
        Argentina                     246         266       3,711
        Brazil                      1,344       1,134      14,780
        Colombia                      266         303       3,302
        Other S/C A (3)             2,909       2,947      32,075
OPEC                                1,597       1,624      18,466
        Indonesia(3)                  198         212       2,278
        Nigeria                        73          82         856
        Saudi Arabia                  481         398       5,527
        Venezuela(3)                  481         499       5,242
        Other OPEC                    364         433       4,563
Other Countries                     2,436       2,823      28,718
        Egypt                         384         693       3,375
        South Africa                  172         249       2,731
        Other                       1,880       1,881      22,612
Unidentified countries (4)             66          68         235
                                        
                               _________________

Imports

Item(1)                         November    October     Cumulative
                                2001        2001        to-date

Total Balance of Payments Basis    91,911     101,390   1,064,055

Net Adjustments                       206         213       4,758

Total Census Basis                 91,705     101,177   1,059,296
North America                      28,043      29,451     323,145
        Canada                     17,170      17,542     201,136
        Mexico                     10,873      11,909     122,009
Western Europe                     19,560      21,768     221,653
    Euro Area (2)                  13,524      15,071     153,679
    European Union                 18,015      20,147     203,471
        Austria                       374         347       3,642
        Belgium                       739         993       9,363
        Finland                       322         304       3,122
        France                      2,469       2,714      27,876
        Germany                     4,582       5,037      54,690
        Italy                       1,857       2,133      21,953
        Netherlands                   775         889       8,741
        Spain                         422         426       4,804
        Sweden                        741         829       8,128
        United Kingdom              3,476       3,919      38,480
        Other EU                    2,259       2,555      22,672
    European Free Trade                                          
    Association                     1,245       1,296      14,400
        Norway                        436         428       4,956
        Switzerland                   765         828       9,021
        Other EFTA                     44          41         422
    Other Western Europe              300         324       3,783
Eastern Europe/FSR                  1,118       1,209      13,389
        Hungary                       388         358       2,785
        Poland                         77          91         865
        Former Soviet Republics       477         579       7,673
            Russia                    378         432       5,861
            Other FSR                  99         147       1,812
        Other EE                      175         181       2,065
Pacific Rim Countries              31,152      35,270     348,625
        Australia                     542         592       6,000
        China                       8,879      10,808      94,869
        Japan                      10,288      11,187     117,204
        Newly Industrialized                                     
        Countries(NICS)             7,595       8,261      86,402
            Hong Kong                 712         922       9,027
            Korea                   3,010       3,159      32,442
            Singapore               1,288       1,289      13,985
            Taiwan                  2,586       2,890      30,949
        Other Pacific Rim(3)        3,848       4,422      44,149
South/Central America               4,993       5,333      62,643
        Argentina                     251         242       2,794
        Brazil                      1,183       1,175      13,343
        Colombia                      392         434       5,346
        Other S/C A (3)             3,167       3,481      41,160
OPEC                                3,778       4,717      56,267
        Indonesia(3)                  771         899       9,422
        Nigeria                       389         663       8,373
        Saudi Arabia                  822         849      12,612
        Venezuela(3)                  965       1,160      14,373
        Other OPEC                    831       1,145      11,488
Other Countries                     4,797       5,488      57,368
        Egypt                          53          65         833
        South Africa                  333         340       4,150
        Other                       4,410       5,083      52,385
Unidentified countries (4)              0           0           0
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2)  Countries included in Euro Area are also included in European Union.  See
Page 27 for a list of countries.
(3)  This exhibit is not additive.  Selected countries are included in more than
one area grouping. Indonesia is included in both OPEC and Other PacificRim;
Venezuela is included in both OPEC and Other South/Central America.
(4)  The export totals reflect shipments of certain grains, oilseeds, and
satellites that are not included in the country/area totals.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
      EXHIBIT 15. EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF GOODS BY PRINCIPAL SITC COMMODITY
                           GROUPINGS - 2002 AND 2001
                                        
     (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to rounding
      (-) Represents zero or less than one half unit of measurement shown.
                       (X) Not applicable.  (R) Revised.
              Note: This exhibit is not additive.  See footnotes.)
                                        

2002

Item (1)                               November                October
                                Exports     Imports     Exports     Imports

Total Balance of Payment Basis     58,788     103,052      60,923     106,594

Net Adjustments                      -917         288        -970         309

Total Census Basis (2)             59,705     102,764      61,893     106,285

Manufactured goods (3)             45,837      85,841      48,144      87,961
Agricultural commodities (3)        5,184       3,702       4,694       3,550
Mineral fuels (3)                   1,041      10,800       1,087      11,759

Selected commodities (3)                                                     

  ADP equipment; office machines    2,464       7,105       2,553       6,330
  Airplane parts                    1,331         357       1,264         413
  Airplanes                         1,921         967       2,526       1,002
  Alcoholic bev.,distilled             48         305          49         362
  Aluminum                            238         598         261         524
  Animal feeds                        344          49         296          61
  Artwork/antiques                     51         424          69         595
  Basketware, etc.                    366         589         344         542
  Cereal flour                        139         223         150         238
  Chemicals - cosmetics               501         346         514         402
  Chemicals - dyeing                  321         181         355         199
  Chemicals - fertilizers             181         154         153         152
  Chemicals - inorganic               484         542         429         604
  Chemicals - medicinal             1,479       1,976       1,632       2,449
  Chemicals - n.e.s.                  999         500         976         491
  Chemicals - organic               1,444       2,813       1,495       2,672
  Chemicals - plastics              1,638         899       1,707         948
  Cigarettes                          119          25         132          29
  Clothing                            450       5,146         492       6,001
  Coal                                104          87         181          90
  Coffee                                0         113           0         119
  Copper                               82         256          99         290
  Cork, wood, lumber                  269         546         279         612
  Corn                                428           6         392           4
  Cotton, raw and linters             137           1         110           2
  Crude fertilizers/minerals          124         100         133         118
  Crude oil                             8       7,416           3       8,158
  Electrical machinery              5,418       7,038       5,848       7,341
  Fish and preparations               186         940         301         906
  Footwear                             44       1,250          43       1,149
  Furniture and bedding               302       1,818         334       1,797
  Gem diamonds                         33         948          51       1,292
  General industrial mach           2,507       2,797       2,633       2,948
  Glass                               211         178         227         189
  Glassware                            57         156          60         168
  Gold, nonmonetary                   361         198         220         247
  Hides and skins                     155           6         123           7
  Iron and steel mill prod            447       1,184         501       1,234
  Jewelry                             201         700         204         886
  Lighting, plumbing                  111         484         127         513
  Liquified propane/butane             61         156          56          72
  Live animals                         62         240         115         197
  Meat and preparations               581         347         490         322
  Metal manufactures, n.e.s.          935       1,392         991       1,419
  Metal ores; scrap                   360         227         367         310
  Metalworking machinery              405         408         367         443
  Mineral fuels, other                159          97         199         159
  Natural gas                         155       1,047          70       1,106
  Nickel                               33          68          32          54
  Oils/fats, vegetable                 87         100          74         113
  Optical goods                       181         213         179         214
  Paper and paperboard                795       1,225         849       1,288
  Petroleum preparations              531       1,921         566       2,097
  Photographic equipment              277         438         327         476
  Plastic articles, n.e.s.            569         736         601         764
  Platinum                             31         252          46         379
  Pottery                               8         146           7         153
  Power generating mach.            2,721       2,759       2,919       2,860
  Printed materials                   383         356         407         366
  Pulp and waste paper                309         213         318         204
  Records/magnetic media              426         512         438         508
  Rice                                 82          18          46          14
  Rubber articles, n.e.s.             123         181         125         192
  Rubber tires and tubes              198         379         219         373
  Scientific instruments            2,304       1,827       2,298       1,943
  Ships, boats                         95          90         100         119
  Silver and bullion                   21          52          12          55
  Soybeans                            821           4         772           5
  Spacecraft                            0           0           1           0
  Specialized ind. mach.            1,997       1,504       1,984       1,501
  Sugar                                 0          51           0          35
  Television, VCR, etc.             1,650       6,850       1,682       6,290
  Textile yearn, fabric               880       1,286         949       1,347
  Tobacco, unmanufactured             123          51          66          53
  Toys/games/sporting goods           267       2,560         271       2,522
  Travel goods                         26         391          24         396
  Vegetables and fruits               770         815         676         712
  Vehicles                          5,032      15,505       5,290      15,454
  Watches/clocks/parts                 22         332          20         365
  Wheat                               374          16         370          18
  Wood manufactures                   131         654         130         690

Re-exports                          6,081           0       5,909           0
  Agricultural commodities            139                     126            
  Manufactured goods                5,872                   5,699            
  Mineral fuels                         8                      19            
                                        
                               _________________

                                          2002                    2001
Item (1)                             Cumulative              Cumulative
                                Exports     Imports     Exports     Imports

Total Balance of Payment Basis    627,963   1,066,684     664,636   1,064,055

Net Adjustments                   -10,012       3,105      -9,461       4,758

Total Census Basis (2)            637,975   1,063,579     674,097   1,059,296

Manufactured goods (3)            503,153     892,747     534,770     881,038
Agricultural commodities (3)       48,038      38,241      49,044      36,383
Mineral fuels (3)                  10,269     105,796      11,477     115,195

Selected commodities (3)                                                     

  ADP equipment; office machines   27,606      70,019      35,953      69,889
  Airplane parts                   13,125       4,574      14,502       5,765
  Airplanes                        25,237      11,219      25,093      13,285
  Alcoholic bev.,distilled            465       2,988         451       2,820
  Aluminum                          2,732       6,251       3,029       5,918
  Animal feeds                      3,477         551       3,890         528
  Artwork/antiques                    906       4,913       1,559       5,208
  Basketware, etc.                  3,555       5,943       3,293       5,122
  Cereal flour                      1,433       1,974       1,287       1,735
  Chemicals - cosmetics             5,440       3,841       5,379       3,473
  Chemicals - dyeing                3,568       2,176       3,516       2,326
  Chemicals - fertilizers           1,907       1,462       1,841       1,772
  Chemicals - inorganic             5,049       5,522       5,161       5,674
  Chemicals - medicinal            14,505      22,105      13,798      17,110
  Chemicals - n.e.s.               11,257       5,649      11,395       5,472
  Chemicals - organic              15,069      27,834      15,248      28,064
  Chemicals - plastics             17,851       9,857      17,181       9,681
  Cigarettes                        1,362         287       2,013         214
  Clothing                          5,153      58,790       6,136      59,853
  Coal                              1,546         912       1,778         921
  Coffee                                8       1,240          15       1,257
  Copper                              952       3,212       1,025       3,770
  Cork, wood, lumber                3,103       7,362       3,282       7,421
  Corn                              4,573         132       4,382         132
  Cotton, raw and linters           1,810          21       1,986          25
  Crude fertilizers/minerals        1,396       1,184       1,534       1,220
  Crude oil                            90      72,127         178      69,943
  Electrical machinery             61,848      74,589      67,051      78,885
  Fish and preparations             2,842       8,998       2,873       8,924
  Footwear                            481      14,138         595      14,273
  Furniture and bedding             3,560      19,588       3,966      17,094
  Gem diamonds                      1,162      11,334       1,588       9,888
  General industrial mach          27,823      32,290      29,770      30,868
  Glass                             2,183       1,996       2,331       2,054
  Glassware                           648       1,693         822       1,624
  Gold, nonmonetary                 2,864       2,244       4,615       1,960
  Hides and skins                   1,467          77       1,677          94
  Iron and steel mill prod          4,838      11,752       5,066      11,528
  Jewelry                           1,940       6,505       1,822       5,803
  Lighting, plumbing                1,250       5,087       1,224       4,558
  Liquified propane/butane            379       1,045         304       1,792
  Live animals                        557       1,924         788       2,060
  Meat and preparations             5,828       3,905       6,650       3,974
  Metal manufactures, n.e.s.       10,347      15,275      10,564      14,375
  Metal ores; scrap                 4,199       2,830       4,090       2,991
  Metalworking machinery            3,866       4,595       4,386       6,145
  Mineral fuels, other              1,934       1,420       3,082       1,832
  Natural gas                         905      10,542         504      14,679
  Nickel                              396         861         473       1,003
  Oils/fats, vegetable                979       1,028         690         927
  Optical goods                     1,972       2,591       2,875       3,234
  Paper and paperboard              8,796      13,256       9,267      13,739
  Petroleum preparations            5,325      18,760       4,467      23,372
  Photographic equipment            3,265       4,866       3,042       5,172
  Plastic articles, n.e.s.          6,338       8,378       6,578       7,661
  Platinum                            673       2,576         937       5,096
  Pottery                              76       1,547          89       1,535
  Power generating mach.           29,898      31,441      30,921      33,589
  Printed materials                 4,098       3,631       4,397       3,463
  Pulp and waste paper              3,494       2,160       3,391       2,460
  Records/magnetic media            3,990       4,819       4,191       4,496
  Rice                                684         143         630         152
  Rubber articles, n.e.s.           1,318       1,960       1,465       1,837
  Rubber tires and tubes            2,075       4,347       2,123       3,876
  Scientific instruments           24,928      19,077      26,797      19,748
  Ships, boats                      1,129       1,226       1,739       1,132
  Silver and bullion                  253         627         182         490
  Soybeans                          4,888          25       4,771          30
  Spacecraft                          509         173         200          71
  Specialized ind. mach.           21,725      16,818      23,906      18,152
  Sugar                                13         445           3         453
  Television, VCR, etc.            18,006      60,851      22,212      58,082
  Textile yearn, fabric             9,568      14,794       9,407      13,561
  Tobacco, unmanufactured             952         655       1,139         665
  Toys/games/sporting goods         2,758      20,440       2,958      19,610
  Travel goods                        255       4,030         286       4,057
  Vegetables and fruits             6,962       9,185       6,841       8,695
  Vehicles                         53,115     153,316      50,413     144,769
  Watches/clocks/parts                214       2,923         257       2,856
  Wheat                             3,272         256       3,075         251
  Wood manufactures                 1,448       7,249       1,451       6,524

Re-exports                         58,047           0      59,834           0
  Agricultural commodities          1,573                   1,378            
  Manufactured goods               55,860                  57,761            
  Mineral fuels                       117                     219            
                                                  

(1)  Detailed data are presented on a Census basis.  The information needed to
convert to a BOP basis is not available.
(2) Total exports (Domestic and Foreign)
(3) Domestic exports

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
    EXHIBIT 16. EXPORTS, IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS
                         JANUARY 2000 TO November 2002
                                        
    (In millions of dollars.  Details may not equal totals due to rounding.)
                                        

Period                     Balance            Exports          Imports

2000                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                     5,313            227,393          222,080
Jan.- Nov.                     3,862            206,486          202,624

January                        1,986             16,659           14,673
February                         993             16,435           15,442
March                            918             18,550           17,631
April                          1,610             18,116           16,506
May                              799             18,620           17,822
June                           1,069             20,177           19,107

July                            -258             18,255           18,514
August                          -279             19,760           20,038
September                     -1,002             20,115           21,117
October                       -1,141             20,258           21,399
November                        -834             19,543           20,377
December                       1,451             20,907           19,456

2001                                                                    

Jan.- Dec.                     4,451            199,628          195,177
Jan.- Nov.                     4,225            184,517          180,292

January                          616             18,287           17,671
February                       1,944             18,062           16,118
March                          2,017             20,628           18,610
April                            410             16,543           16,133
May                            1,997             17,254           15,257
June                           1,064             17,715           16,651

July                          -1,616             14,870           16,485
August                           337             15,753           15,416
September                         31             14,804           14,773
October                       -1,339             15,677           17,016
November                      -1,238             14,923           16,161
December                         226             15,112           14,886

2002                                                                    

Jan.- Nov.                   -14,438            164,401          178,839

January                       -1,314             13,491           14,805
February                      -1,469             13,104           14,573
March                            794             17,033           16,239
April                         -1,105             14,414           15,519
May                             -875             14,700           15,576
June                             -70             16,463           16,533

July                          -2,084             14,889           16,974
August                        -1,159             15,127           16,286
September                     -2,234             14,839           17,073
October                       -1,840             15,673           17,512
November                      -3,080             14,668           17,749
December                                                                
                                                  

NOTE:  Data not available on a Balance of Payments basis.  For information on
data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see the information section
on page 26 of this release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html
or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                                   PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
                 EXHIBIT 17.  IMPORTS OF ENERGY-RELATED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, INCLUDING
                                           CRUDE PETROLEUM
                           (Details may not equal totals due to rounding.)
                                                   

                    Total energy-related
                    petroleum products (1)       Crude Petroleum

                    Quantity     Value           Quantity     1,000s       Value        Unit
                    (1,000s      (1,000s         (1,000s      of barrels   (1,000s      price
Period              of BBLs)     of $)           of BBLs      per day avg  of $)        ($)

2001                                                                                               

Jan.- Dec.            4,475,026  100,792,128       3,471,066        9,510   74,292,894        21.40
Jan.- Nov.            4,122,105   95,106,788       3,189,616        9,550   69,942,651        21.93

January                 407,653   10,328,610         284,112        9,165    6,587,525        23.19
February                343,372    8,705,522         247,331        8,833    5,898,237        23.85
March                   381,192    9,085,479         298,120        9,617    6,781,360        22.75
April                   396,417    9,251,557         306,008       10,200    6,626,718        21.66
May                     393,691    9,564,967         306,813        9,897    6,948,021        22.65
June                    371,745    8,918,180         288,550        9,618    6,663,067        23.09

July                    370,199    8,437,810         301,636        9,730    6,735,350        22.33
August                  371,249    8,509,619         293,215        9,459    6,492,209        22.14
September               344,231    8,199,657         270,713        9,024    6,231,952        23.02
October                 385,580    7,826,543         311,803       10,058    6,197,131        19.88
November                356,776    6,278,843         281,316        9,377    4,781,081        17.00
December                352,921    5,685,340         281,450        9,079    4,350,243        15.46

2002                                                                                               

Jan.- Nov.            3,968,286   91,281,212       3,136,101        9,390   70,385,597        22.44

January                 377,460    6,360,213         301,049        9,711    4,908,983        16.31
February                307,812    5,272,224         243,528        8,697    4,031,814        16.56
March                   335,070    6,720,794         267,254        8,621    5,125,403        19.18
April                   384,923    8,901,593         302,711       10,090    6,806,265        22.48
May                     370,996    8,993,542         288,742        9,314    6,861,396        23.76
June                    353,521    8,386,827         276,085        9,203    6,432,980        23.30

July                    363,153    8,789,117         287,608        9,278    6,822,555        23.72
August                  376,323    9,415,863         298,291        9,622    7,327,877        24.57
September               338,099    8,778,753         267,241        8,908    6,807,250        25.47
October                 381,444   10,239,471         307,469        9,918    8,046,780        26.17
November                379,486    9,422,814         296,124        9,871    7,214,294        24.36
December                                                                                           
                                                  

(1)  Details shown for these Energy-Related Petroleum Products are not available
on a Balance of Payments basis.  These products include the following SITC
commodity groupings; crude oil, petroleum preparations, and liquefied propane
and butane gas.

NOTE:  For information on data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see
the information section on page 26 of this release, or at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
                        PART B:  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
    EXHIBIT 18.  EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND PARTS BY SELECTED
                                   COUNTRIES
                                        
          (In millions of dollars.  Detail may not equal totals due to
           rounding.  (-) Represents zero or less than one half unit 
                              of measurement shown
                                        

Total
                                                            Cumulative
Country                         November      October       to-date

EXPORTS

TOTAL                               6,834         7,222        72,867

Australia                              90            76           993
Austria                                61            85           912
Belgium                                56            37           503
Brazil                                 39            39           425
Canada                              3,831         4,054        40,705
Germany                               334           328         3,446
Japan                                 250           250         2,559
Korea                                  38            38           385
Mexico                              1,339         1,450        14,302
Saudi Arabia                          104           111           983
Sweden                                 20            20           173
Taiwan                                 20            15           118
United Kingdom                        118           118         1,647

Other                                 533           602         5,715

IMPORTS

TOTAL                              18,308        18,608       186,265

Australia                              16            39           410
Austria                                35            37           503
Belgium                               125            85         1,009
Brazil                                161           197         1,724
Canada                              5,183         5,342        55,586
Germany                             2,290         2,189        19,781
Japan                               4,499         4,554        44,357
Korea                                 842           703         7,308
Mexico                              3,446         3,709        38,104
Saudi Arabia                            0             0             1
Sweden                                245           221         2,044
Taiwan                                127           107         1,326
United Kingdom                        520           525         4,945
Other                                 818           902         9,167
                                        
                               _________________

Cars
                                                            Cumulative
Country                         November      October       to-date

EXPORTS

TOTAL                               1,876         1,917        18,753

Australia                              13            14           260
Austria                                 1             1            14
Belgium                                21             6           127
Brazil                                  2             0             4
Canada                                931           879         9,225
Germany                               249           237         2,544
Japan                                  36            56           437
Korea                                  10            10            69
Mexico                                317           378         2,940
Saudi Arabia                           86            92           736
Sweden                                  2             1            20
Taiwan                                  4             5            33
United Kingdom                         35            38           597

Other                                 169           199         1,748

IMPORTS

TOTAL                              10,737        10,503       103,435

Australia                               1            19           227
Austria                                14            19           295
Belgium                               116            76           889
Brazil                                 48            65           570
Canada                              2,777         2,729        29,041
Germany                             1,885         1,758        15,709
Japan                               3,285         3,303        31,198
Korea                                 723           606         6,053
Mexico                              1,121         1,196        12,668
Saudi Arabia                            0             0             0
Sweden                                221           198         1,801
Taiwan                                 14            13            80
United Kingdom                        413           380         3,609
Other                                 118           140         1,296
                                        
                               _________________

Trucks
                                                            Cumulative
Country                         November      October       to-date

EXPORTS

TOTAL                                 893           895         7,824

Australia                              25             9           154
Austria                                 0             0             2
Belgium                                 3             0            17
Brazil                                  1             0             3
Canada                                644           670         5,699
Germany                                 1             3            26
Japan                                   2             3            35
Korea                                   0             5            16
Mexico                                112            82           813
Saudi Arabia                            6             5           110
Sweden                                  2             2            11
Taiwan                                  7             0            12
United Kingdom                          4             5            52

Other                                  87           109           873

IMPORTS

TOTAL                               1,758         1,750        17,884

Australia                               0             0             1
Austria                                 0             0             1
Belgium                                 1             2            37
Brazil                                  0             0             0
Canada                              1,002           994        10,020
Germany                                 2             2            50
Japan                                  39            67           501
Korea                                   0             0             1
Mexico                                688           641         6,888
Saudi Arabia                            0             0             0
Sweden                                  4             3            21
Taiwan                                  0             0             6
United Kingdom                         15            22           200
Other                                   7            18           158
                                        
                               _________________

Parts
                                                            Cumulative
Country                         November      October       to-date

EXPORTS

TOTAL                               4,065         4,409        46,290

Australia                              52            52           579
Austria                                60            84           896
Belgium                                32            31           359
Brazil                                 37            39           417
Canada                              2,256         2,504        25,781
Germany                                84            87           876
Japan                                 213           192         2,087
Korea                                  27            23           299
Mexico                                910           989        10,550
Saudi Arabia                           12            14           137
Sweden                                 16            17           143
Taiwan                                 10            10            73
United Kingdom                         79            75           998

Other                                 277           293         3,094

IMPORTS

TOTAL                               5,813         6,356        64,946

Australia                              15            20           182
Austria                                21            18           206
Belgium                                 8             7            83
Brazil                                113           132         1,154
Canada                              1,404         1,619        16,526
Germany                               403           429         4,022
Japan                               1,175         1,183        12,658
Korea                                 119            96         1,254
Mexico                              1,637         1,872        18,548
Saudi Arabia                            0             0             1
Sweden                                 21            20           222
Taiwan                                113            94         1,241
United Kingdom                         92           123         1,136
Other                                 693           743         7,713
                                                  

NOTE:  Data not available on a Balance of Payments basis.  For information on
data sources, nonsampling errors and definitions, see the information section
on page 26 of this release, or at www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html
or www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.
                                                  

SOURCE: Report FT900 (CB-03-15), Bureau of the Census, Foreign Trade
Division, November 2002.  For more information, contact Haydn R.
Mearkle (301-763-2246) or Nick Orsini (301-763-2311), Foreign
Trade Division.
               INFORMATION ON GOODS AND SERVICES
                                
                                
GOODS

CENSUS BASIS

The Census basis goods data are compiled from the
documents collected by the U.S. Customs Service and reflect
the movement of goods between foreign countries and the 50
states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin
Islands, and U.S. Foreign Trade Zones.  They include
government and non-government shipments of goods, and
exclude shipments between the United States and its
territories and possessions, transactions with U.S. military,
diplomatic and consular installations abroad, U.S. goods
returned to the United States by its Armed Forces, personal
and household effects of travelers, and in-transit shipments. 
The General Imports value reflects the total arrival of
merchandise from foreign countries that immediately enters
consumption channels, warehouses, or Foreign Trade Zones.

For imports, the value reported is the U. S. Customs Service
appraised value of merchandise;  generally, the price paid for
merchandise for export to the United States.  Import duties,
freight, insurance, and other charges incurred in bringing
merchandise to the United States are excluded.

Exports are valued at the f.a.s.- free alongside ship value of
merchandise at the U.S. port of export, based on the
transaction price including inland freight, insurance and other
charges incurred in placing the merchandise alongside the
carrier at the U.S. port of exportation.

Monthly data include actual month's transactions as well as
a small number of transactions for previous months.  Each
month we revise the aggregate seasonally adjusted (current
and constant dollar) and unadjusted export, import and trade
balance figures, as well as the end-use totals for the prior
month.  SITC and country detail data are not revised monthly. 
The timing adjustment shown in Exhibit 14 is the difference
between monthly data as originally reported and as
recompiled. Quarterly revisions are made to the constant
dollar series. In the last month of each quarter, the current and
previous quarter are revised to incorporate the Bureau of
Labor Statistics monthly revisions and align Census and the
Bureau of Economic Analysis's quarterly data. Annual
revisions for the months are made in June to reflect
corrections received subsequent to the monthly revision. These
revisions are reflected in totals, end-use, SITC and country
summary data. The monthly end-use, commodity, and country
and area data presented in this release are on a Census basis. 
This refers to Exhibits 6 - 18.
          
U.S./CANADA DATA EXCHANGE
AND SUBSTITUTION

The data for U.S. exports to Canada are derived from import
data compiled by Canada.  The use of Canada's import data to
produce U.S. export data requires several alignments in order
to compare the two series.

1.   Coverage -- Canadian imports are based on country of
     origin.  U.S. goods shipped from a third country are
     included.  U.S. exports exclude these foreign shipments.
     For November 2002,  these shipments totaled $74.7 
     million.  U. S. export coverage also excludes certain
     Canadian postal shipments.  For November 2002, these
     shipments totaled $10.7 million.
   
2.   Valuation -- Canadian imports are valued at point of origin
     in the United States.  However, U.S. exports are valued at
     the port of exit in the United States and include inland
     freight charges, making the U.S. export value slightly
     larger.  Canada requires inland freight to be reported.
     Inland freight charges for November 2002 account for 1.7 
     percent of the value of  U.S. exports to Canada.

3.   Reexports -- U.S. exports include reexports of foreign
     goods.  Again,  the  aggregate U. S. export figure is slightly
     larger.  For November  2002,  reexports  to  Canada  were 
     $1,625 million.

4.   Exchange Rate -- Average monthly exchange rates are
     applied to convert the published data to U.S. currency. For
     November 2002, the average exchange rate was 1.5715
     Canadian dollars per  U.S. dollar.

5.   Other -- There are other minor differences which are
     statistically insignificant, such as rounding error.




Canadian Estimates

Effective with January 2001 statistics, the current month data
for exports to Canada contains an estimate for late arrivals
and corrections.  The following month, this estimate will be
replaced, in the press release tables only, with the actual value
of late receipts and corrections.  This estimate will improve
the current month data for exports to Canada and treat late
receipts for exports to Canada in a manner more consistent
with the treatment of late receipts for exports to other
countries.

Nonsampling errors

The goods data are a complete enumeration of documents
collected by the U.S. Customs Service and are not subject to
sampling errors; but they are subject to several types of
nonsampling errors.  Quality assurance procedures are
performed at every stage of collection, processing and
tabulation; however the data are still subject to several types
of nonsampling errors.  The most significant of these
include reporting errors, undocumented shipments,
timeliness, data capture errors, and errors in the estimation
of low-valued transactions:  

Reporting Errors: Reporting errors are mistakes or
omissions made by importers, exporters or their agents in
their import or export declarations.  Most errors involve
missing or invalid commodity classification codes and
missing or incorrect quantities or shipping weights.  They
have a negligible effect on import, export and balance of
trade statistics.  However, they can affect the detailed
commodity statistics.

Undocumented Shipments: Federal regulations require
importers, exporters or their agents to report all merchandise
shipments above established exemption levels.
The U. S. Census Bureau has determined that not all required
documents are filed, particularly for exports.

Timeliness and Data Capture Errors: The U. S. Census
Bureau captures import and export information from
administrative documents and through various automated
collection programs.  Documents may be lost, data may be
incorrectly keyed, coded or recorded.  Transactions may be
included in a subsequent month's statistics if received late.

Low-valued Transactions: The total values of transactions
valued as much as or below $2,500 for exports and $2,000
($250 for certain quota items) for imports are estimated for
each country, using factors based on the ratios of low-valued
shipments to individual country totals for past periods.

The U. S. Census Bureau recommends that data users
incorporate this information into their analyses, as
nonsampling errors could impact the conclusion drawn from
the results.  For a detailed discussion of errors affecting the 
goods data, see "U.S. Merchandise Trade Statistics: 
A Quality Profile" available on the INTERNET at
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/aip/index.htm#infopapers or
from the Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau.

AREA GROUPINGS (See Exhibits 14 and 14A)

North America - Canada, Mexico

Western Europe - Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-
Hercegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Faroe Islands,
Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, Ireland,
Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta and Gozo,
Macedonia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San
Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Svalbard, Jan Mayen Island, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City,
Yugoslavia.

European Union - Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland,
France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg,
Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

Euro Area - Austria,  Belgium, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Ireland,  Italy, Luxembourg,  Netherlands, Portugal,
Spain.
 
European Free Trade Association - Iceland, Liechtenstein,
Norway, Switzerland.

Eastern Europe - Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland,
Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine,
Uzbekistan.

Pacific Rim - Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia,
Japan, Korea, Macao, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New
Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan.

South/Central America -  Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda,
Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda,
Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana,
Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras,
Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles,
Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and 
Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay,
Venezuela.

OPEC - Algeria,  Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya,
Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates,
Venezuela.

Adjustments for Seasonal and Working-Day Variations

Goods are initially classified under the Harmonized System
(HS) which describes and measures the characteristics of
goods traded.  Combining trade into approximately 140
export and 140 import end-use categories makes it possible 
to examine goods according to their principal uses (See
Exhibits 7 and 8).  These categories are used as the basis for
computing the seasonal and working-day adjusted data. 
These adjusted data are then summed to the six end-use
aggregates for publication (Exhibit 6).  These data are
provided to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, from the U.S.
Census  Bureau, for use in the Balance of Payments and the
National Income and Product Accounts.

The seasonal adjustment procedure is based on a model that
estimates the monthly movements as percentages above or
below the general level of each end-use commodity series
(unlike other methods that redistribute the actual series values
over the calendar year).   Imports of petroleum and petroleum
products are adjusted for the length of the month.  Because of
the extremely variable movements of the data series for
aircraft, users studying data trends may wish to analyze
aircraft separately from other trade.  

Adjustments for Price Change

Data adjusted for seasonal variation on a constant dollar basis
(1996 base year) are presented in Exhibits 10 and 11.  This
adjustment for price change is done at the lowest end-use
level possible, then summed to the six published end-use
aggregates.  The deflators are primarily based upon the
monthly price indexes published by the Bureau of Labor
Statistics using techniques developed for the National Income
and Product Accounts by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

SITC Data

Goods data appearing in Exhibit 15 are classified in terms of
the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC)
Revision 3.  Agricultural goods consist of non-marine food
products and other products of agriculture which have not 
passed through complex processes of manufacture, such as
raw hides and skins, fats and oils, and wine. A few goods
such as essential oils, starches, casein, and albumin,
considered to be agricultural by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, have been excluded from agricultural goods and
are included in manufactured goods where they are classified
in the SITC.

Manufactured goods conform to the SITC sections that
include chemicals and related products, N.S.P.F.;
manufactured goods classified chiefly by material; machinery
and transport equipment; miscellaneous manufactured
articles, N.S.P.F.; and goods and transactions not classified
elsewhere.

Reexports are foreign merchandise entering the country as
imports, and  at the time of exportation are in substantially the
same condition as when imported.  Reexports, included in 
overall export totals, appear as separate line items in Exhibit
15.

Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

About 500 of some 22,000 commodity classification codes
used in reporting U.S. merchandise trade are identified as
"advanced technology" codes and they meet the following
criteria:

1.   The code contains products whose technology is from a
     recognized high technology field (e.g., biotechnology).

2.   These products represent leading edge technology in that
     field.

3.   Such products constitute a significant part of all items
     covered in the selected classification code.

The aggregation of the goods results in a measure of advanced
technology trade which appears in Exhibit 16.  This product
and commodity-based measure of advanced technology differs
from broader NAICS industry-based measures which include
all goods produced by a particular industry group, regardless
of the level of technology embodied in the goods.
     
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS (BOP) BASIS 

Goods on a Census basis are adjusted by the Bureau of
Economic Analysis to goods on a BOP basis to bring the data
in line with the concepts and definitions used to prepare the
international and national accounts.  Broadly, the adjustments
include changes in ownership that occur without goods passing
into or out of the customs territory of the United States.  These
adjustments are necessary to supplement coverage of the
Census basis data, to eliminate duplication of transactions
recorded elsewhere in the international accounts, and to value
transactions according to a standard definition.
  
The export adjustments include:

     U.S. military sales contracts - This deduction of U.S.
     military sales contracts is made because the U.S. Census
     Bureau has included these contracts in the goods data, but
     BEA includes them in the service category "Transfers Under
     U.S. Military Sales Contracts."  BEA's source material for
     these contracts is more comprehensive, but has no distinction
     between goods and services.

     Private gift parcels.  This addition is made for parcels
     mailed to foreigners by individuals through the U.S. Postal
     Service.  (Only commercial shipments are covered in Census
     goods exports.)

     Gold exports, nonmonetary.  This addition is made for gold
     that is purchased by foreign official agencies from private 
     dealers in the United States and held at the Federal Reserve
     Bank of New York.  The Census data only include gold that
     leaves the customs territory.

     Some smaller adjustments are also made to exports:
     Deductions for repairs of goods, developed motion picture
     film, and military grant-aid.  Additions for sales of fish in
     U.S. territorial waters, exports of electricity to Mexico, and
     vessels and oil rigs that change ownership for which no
     export document is filed.

The import adjustments include:

     Inland freight in Canada.   An addition is made for inland
     freight in Canada.  Imports of goods from all countries are
     valued at the foreign port of export, including inland freight
     charges ("customs value").  In the case of Canada, this
     should be the cost of the goods at the U.S. border. 
     However, the customs value for imports for certain 
     Canadian goods is the point of origin in Canada.  The BEA
     makes an addition for the inland freight charges of
     transporting these Canadian goods to the U.S. border to
     make the value comparable to the customs value as reported
     by all other countries.  Insurance and freight charges for
     transporting goods to the United States from all other
     countries to the U.S. border are included in services by the
     BEA.  (The same procedure is used for Mexico as an Other
     Adjustment, but is much smaller.)

     Gold imports, nonmonetary.  This addition is made for
     gold sold by foreign official agencies to private purchasers
     out of stock held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New
     York.  The Census data only include gold that enters the
     customs territory.

     Imports by U.S. military agencies.  This deduction of U.S.
     military sales contracts is made because the U.S. Census
     Bureau has included these contracts in the goods data, but
     BEA includes them in the service category "Direct Defense
     Expenditures".  BEA's source material is more
     comprehensive, but has no distinction between goods and
     services.  

     Some smaller adjustments are also made to imports:
     Deductions for repairs of goods, and developed  motion
     picture film.  Additions for imported electricity from
     Mexico, conversion of vessels for commercial use, and
     repairs to U.S. vessels abroad, and valuation of
     prepackaged software imports at market value.

SERVICES

The statistics are estimates of services transactions between
foreign countries and the 50 states, the District of Columbia, 

Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories
and possessions.  Transactions with U.S. military, diplomatic,
and consular installations abroad are excluded because they
are considered to be part of the U.S. economy.

Services are shown in seven broad categories.  Types of
services for imports and exports are the same for six of the
seven categories.  For the seventh, exports is "Transfers Under
U.S. Military Sales Contracts" while for imports the category
is "Direct Defense Expenditures".  The following is a brief
description of the types of services included in each category:

     Travel - Purchases of services and goods by U.S. travelers
     abroad and by foreign visitors to the United States.  A
     traveler is defined as a person who stays for a period of less
     than 1 year in a country of which the person is not a
     resident.  

Includes expenditures for food, lodging, recreation, gifts, and
other items incidental to a foreign visit.

     Passenger Fares - Fares paid by residents of one country
     to residents of other countries.  Receipts consist of fares
     received by U.S. carriers from foreign residents for travel
     between the United States and foreign countries and
     between two foreign points.  

Payments consist of fares paid by U.S. residents to foreign
carriers for travel between the United States and foreign
countries.

     Other Transportation - Charges for the transportation of
     goods by ocean, air, waterway, pipeline, and rail carriers to
     and from the United States.  Includes freight charges,
     operating expenses that transportation companies incur in
     foreign ports, and payments for vessel charter and aircraft 
     rentals with crew.

     Royalties and License Fees - Transactions with foreign
     residents involving intangible assets and proprietary rights,
     such as the use of patents, techniques, processes, formulas,
     designs, know-how, trademarks, copyrights, franchises,
     and manufacturing rights.  The term "royalties" generally
     refers to payments for the utilization of copyrights or
     trademarks, and the term "license fees" generally refers to
     payments for the use of patents or industrial processes.

     Other Private Services - Transactions with affiliated
     foreigners, for which no identification by type is available,
     and of transactions with unaffiliated foreigners.  (The term
     "affiliated" refers to a direct investment relationship, which
     exists when a U.S. person has ownership or control,
     directly or indirectly, of 10 percent or more of a foreign
     business enterprise's voting securities or the equivalent, or 
     when a foreign person has a similar interest in a U.S.
     enterprise.)  Transactions with unaffiliated foreigners consist
     of education services; financial services (includes
     commissions and other transactions fees associated with
     the purchase and sale of securities and noninterest income
     of banks, and excludes investment income); insurance
     premiums and losses; telecommunications services (includes
     transmission services and value-added services); and
     business, professional, and technical services. Included in the
     last group are advertising services; computer and data
     processing services; database and other information services;
     research, development, and testing services; management,
     consulting, and public relations services; legal services;
     construction, engineering, architectural, and mining services;
     industrial engineering services; installation, maintenance,
     repair of equipment; and other services, including medical
     services and film and tape rentals.
     
     Transfers Under U.S. Military Sales Contracts (Exports
     only) - Exports of goods and services in which U.S.
     Government military agencies participate.  Includes both
     goods, such as equipment, and services, such as repair
     services and training, that cannot be separately identified.

     Direct Defense Expenditures (Imports only) -
     Expenditures incurred by U.S. military agencies abroad,
     including expenditures by U.S. personnel, payments of
     wages to foreign residents, construction expenditures,
     payments for foreign contractual services, and
     procurement of foreign goods.  Includes both goods and
     services that cannot be separately identified.

     U.S. Government Miscellaneous Services - Transactions
     of U.S. Government nonmilitary agencies with foreign
     residents.  Most of these transactions involve the
     provision of services to, or purchases of services from,
     foreigners; transfers of some goods are also included.

    Services estimates are based on quarterly, annual, and
benchmark surveys and partial information generated from
monthly reports.  Service transactions are estimated at market
prices.  Estimates are seasonally adjusted when statistically
significant seasonal patterns are present.  No country or area
detail is available due to the lack of adequate source data
upon which to base estimates.

     The revision policy is as follows:  Each month, a preliminary
estimate for the current month and a revised estimate for the
immediately preceding month are released.  After a revised
month is released, no further changes are made to that
month until the quarterly international transactions
accounts are released; the quarterly international
transactions accounts, which are based on more complete
source data, are released in March, June, September and
December.  To align the monthly estimates with the
quarterly international transactions accounts, the monthly
releases in March, June, September, and  December contain
revised estimates for the previous six months.
(The monthly release in March also contains revisions for all 
months of the previous year in order to align the seasonally 
adjusted monthly estimates with the annual totals published in
the quarterly international transactions release in March.)  
Annual revisions to the months and quarters, which reflect the
incorporation of updated source data and changes in estimating 
methodologies, are made in June.

RELEASE SCHEDULE

DATE  2002               Day
Oct. . . . .12-18-02     Wed
Nov. . . . .01-17-03     Fri
Dec. . . . .02-20-03     Thu

DATE  2003               Day     
Jan. . . . .03-12-03     Wed
Feb. . . . .04-10-03     Thu
Mar. . . . .05-13-03     Tue
Apr. . . . .06-13-03     Fri
May. . . . .07-11-03     Fri
Jun. . . . .08-14-03     Thu

Jul. . . . .09-11-03     Thu
Aug. . . . .10-10-03     Fri
Sep. . . . .11-13-03     Thu
Oct. . . . .12-12-03     Fri
Nov. . . . .01-14-04     Wed
Dec. . . . .02-13-04     Fri

Quarterly and annual estimates of services are included as part
of the U.S. international transactions accounts, published in the 
April, July, October, and January issues of the Survey of Current 
Business.  The next release of the U.S. international transactions  
accounts is scheduled for March 14, 2003. The Survey is available 
from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.

ELECTRONIC AVAILABILITY

The FT-900 and supplement are available on the following:

INTERNET  The U. S. International Trade in Goods and
Services reports for the current month and previous years are
available at:  www.census.gov/foreign-trade/ or
www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.

STAT-USA  The U.S. Department of Commerce's electronic 
information facility. Call 1 800 STAT-USA for product
information. Additional data and information on goods are
obtainable from: Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census
Bureau,  Washington, D.C.  20233

Additional data and information on services are obtainable
from:   Balance of Payments Division, Bureau of Economic
Analysis,  Washington, D.C.  20230