The United States imports a variety of goods from all over the world. In 2016, however, Japan was actually the fourth largest supplier of goods to this country. When taking the total dollar amount of these goods into account, they were valued at $132.2 billion.
What the United States Imports From JapanWhile the United States did import other types of goods from Japan during 2016, some were more prevalent than others. Here are the top-three Japanese imports and their dollar values:
- Vehicles: $50 billion
- Machinery: $29 billion
- Electrical machinery: $16 billion