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.
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.