Table 1
Merchandise trade: Principal trading areas – Seasonally adjusted, current dollars

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Merchandise trade: Principal trading areas – Seasonally adjusted, current dollars
  May 2010 April 2011r May 2011 April to May 2011 May 2010 to May 2011
  $ millions % change
Principal trading areas          
Exports          
United States 25,519 27,103 27,140 0.1 6.4
Japan 786 899 922 2.6 17.3
European Union1 3,052 2,876 3,325 15.6 8.9
Other OECD countries2 1,568 1,742 1,584 -9.1 1.0
All other countries 3,357 3,875 3,975 2.6 18.4
Total 34,282 36,495 36,945 1.2 7.8
Imports          
United States 22,335 23,149 23,399 1.1 4.8
Japan 827 524 612 16.8 -26.0
European Union1 3,328 3,866 3,631 -6.1 9.1
Other OECD countries2 2,540 2,625 2,682 2.2 5.6
All other countries 5,955 7,188 7,435 3.4 24.9
Total 34,984 37,352 37,759 1.1 7.9
Balance          
United States 3,184 3,954 3,741 ... ...
Japan -41 375 310 ... ...
European Union1 -276 -990 -306 ... ...
Other OECD countries2 -972 -883 -1,098 ... ...
All other countries -2,598 -3,313 -3,460 ... ...
Total -702 -857 -814 ... ...
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1.
The European Union includes Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom.
2.
Other countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) include Australia, Canada, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland and Turkey.
Note(s):
Totals may not equal the sum of their components.