Analysis on Imports to the United States

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I came across the worldbank.org and they had many statistics over time concerning the United States. I took their dataset and filtered to only include imports to the United States.

Commercial Service Imports

This section is looking at the percentage of commercial services imports to the United States.

Travel Services – Percentage

Travel Services - Percentage of Commercial Service Imports

Transport Services – Percentage

We can see here that the percentage of all commercial service imports has decreased from 45% to 21%.

Transport Services - Percentage of Commercial Service Imports

Computer, Communications and Other Services – Percentage

Is this really that surprising? It is fascinating to note that the computer, communications and other services commercial imports has flat lined over the past 5 or so years.

Computer, Communications and Other Services - Percentage of Commercial Service Imports

Merchandise Imports

This section is looking at the percentage of merchandise imports to the United States.

Ores and Metals Imports – Percentage

This can be explained by Clayton Christensen’s theory of Disruptive Innovation with the widespread use of plastic.

Ores and Metals Imports - Percentage of Merchandise Imports

Manufacture Imports – Percentage

Manufactures Imports - Percentage of Merchandise Imports

Fuel Imports – Percentage

Fuel Imports - Percentage of Merchandise Imports

Food Imports – Percentage

Food Imports - Percentage of Merchandise Imports

Agricultural Raw Materials Imports – Percentage

Agricultural Raw Materials Imports - Percentage of Merchandise Imports

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