Table 16. Top 6 Countries by U.S. Travel Receipts: 2000
(Millions of dollars)
|Country||Receipts from foreign citizens||Payments by U.S. residents||Balance (receipts minus payments)|
|Travel||Passenger fares||Travel||Passenger fares||Travel||Passenger fares|
|Total, top 6 countries||38,859||11,370||28,565||10,583||10,294||832|
|Total, all countries||82,042||20,745||64,537||24,197||17,505||-3,452|
NOTES: TravelThe travel accounts cover purchases of goods and services by U.S. citizens traveling abroad and by foreign travelers in the United States for business or personal reasons. These goods and services include food, lodging, recreation, gifts, entertainment, and other items incidental to a foreign visit. Passenger faresThe passenger fare accounts cover fares paid by residents of one country to airline and vessel operators (carriers) of another country. Receipts consist of fares received by U.S. air carriers from foreign residents for travel between the United States and foreign countries and between two foreign points and for travel on U.S. cruise vessels. Payments consist of fares paid by U.S. residents to foreign air carriers for travel between the United States and foreign countries and for travel on foreign cruise vessels.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, July 2001, tables 1 and 10.