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The United States is now the worlds 2nd largest importer of goods industrial supplies (which includes petroleum and its products), accounting for 32 percent of the total. Capital goods accounted for 29 percent followed by consumer goods (24 percent) automotive vehicles, parts, and engines (15 percent), foods, feeds and beverages (5 percent), and other goods (3 percent). The main changes for imported goods since 1992 have been a decrease in the proportion of automotive vehicles and an increase in industrial supplies. Our main import partners are China, which sends 19 percent of our imports, Canada (14.5 percent), Mexico (12 percent), Japan (6 percent) and Germany ( 5 percent).
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