What Are Some Important Exports From the United States?


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Machines, engines and pumps represented 13.5 percent of all U.S. exports in 2014, and garnered a total of $219.57 billion. Other important exports, in terms of total monetary value, include electronic equipment, oil, vehicles, and aircraft and spacecraft. These export categories accounted for an additional 36.4 percent of U.S. exports.

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What Are Some Important Exports From the United States?
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The remainder of the top 10 highest dollar amount U.S. exports in 2014 were medical and technical equipment; gems, precious metals and coins; plastics; pharmaceuticals; and organic chemicals.

In 2013, the highest-value individual items exported were civilian aircraft, light fuel oils and non-monetary gold. Other high-value exports were soybeans, unleaded gasoline, and processors and controllers.

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