United States of America (USA)

USA

Demography


Location: North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Capital City: Washington, DC
Population: 307,212,123 (2009)
Total surface area in sq.km: 9,826,630 sq km
Official language: English
Currency: US dollar

 

Economy


GDP (current USD): $ 14,430 billion
GDP per capita (PPP): $ 46,400
Inflation Rate (annual, 2009): -0.7%

 

Trade

 

Total Exports:

$ 1,057 billion

Total Exports as a % of GDP:

7%

Total Imports:

$ 1,602 billion

Total imports as a %of GDP:

11%

Exports to South Asia (% of total exports):

1.7%

Imports from South Asia (% of total imports):

1.7%

Documents required for exports (Number):

4

Documents required for Imports (Number):

5

Ease of doing business (Rank):

4

 

Top 5 Countries by Imports:

 

Country

Share in total imports

China

16.9%

Canada

15.7%

Mexico

10.6%

Japan

7.4%

Germany

4.8%


Top 5 Commodities by Imports:

 

Commodity Type

Share in total imports

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products or their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes.

18.5%

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof.

12.7%

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound reacorders adn reproducers, and parts and accessories of articles.

12.6%

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof.

10.8%

Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.

2.7%


Infrastructure

 

Number of Airports: 15,095
Number of Ports: 11
Roads (kms): 6,465,799 km
Rail (kms): 227,058 km
Mobile user penetration (per 100 people): 89 (2008)
Landline user penetration (per 100): 51(2008)
Internet user penetration (per 100): 76 (2008)

 

Relationship with India


Read about bilateral relations with India

Share of India in total imports: 1.2%

Top 5 imported commodities from India:

Commodity Type

Share in total imports

Engineering goods

28.8%

Readymade garments

13.0%

Chemicals & related products

12.3%

Textiles (excluding readymade garments)

7.1%

Leather & leather manufactures

1.7%

Trade Facilitation Bodies
IACC- Indo American Chamber Of Commerce - www.iaccindia.com

 

Sources: World Development Indicators, CIA world Factbook, UN Comtrade