- The U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services Deficit Increased in February 2016
The Nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $47.1 billion in February from $45.9 billion in January (revised), as imports increased more than exports. (April 5, 2016)
- Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, 2014
The Department of Commerce released the report, A Profile of U.S. Importing and Exporting Companies, 2013-2014. It provides information on identified companies and their known import or export value. (April 5, 2016)
- The Advance International Trade in Goods Deficit Increased in February 2016
The Nation's international advance trade deficit in goods increased to $62.9 billion in February from $62.4 billion in January as imports increased more than exports. (March 28, 2016)
- The 2014 Manufacturing and International Trade Report (MITR)
The Manufacturing and International Trade Report (MITR) is an annual report from the U.S. Census Bureau, which provides a comprehensive comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data. The 2014 MITR combines statistics from 2014 Annual Survey of Manufactures and official U.S. export and import merchandise trade statistics. (January 29, 2016)
- USA Trade Online is now FREE!
On October 15th, 2015, the newly redesigned USA Trade Online became free for all users to access. For more information please check out the link above or watch the upcoming Exciting Changes with USA Trade Online Webinar that will take place on November 4th, 2015.
- Updates to the U.S. World Population Clock Web Tool
The U.S. Census Bureau recently updated its popular U.S and World Population Clock web tool with features and information for over 220 countries. In addition to featuring the ten most populous countries, already available in the clock, it now includes country profiles with trade and population statistics, such as total population, population per square mile and goods exported from and imported to the United States. Additional features include interactive graphics on population projections and top exported goods by U.S. State or Territory. (September 3, 2015)
- Imports and Exports by Related Parties, 2014
The Department of Commerce released the report, U.S. Goods Trade: Imports & Exports by Related-Parties 2014. Related-party trade accounted for 42.3 percent ($1, 667.3 billion) of total goods trade ($3, 937.4 billion). Related-party total goods trade is based on consumption imports and total exports. (May 5, 2015)
- Updated U.S. Merchandise Trade Statistics: A Quality Profile
The U.S. Census Bureau announced the release of the updated U.S. Merchandise Trade Statistics: A Quality Profile. The Census Bureau strives to provide accurate, high quality statistics to meet the needs of our various data users. However, to use the information wisely and appropriately, users need to understand the nature and limitations of the merchandise trade statistics program. This paper discusses issues affecting the quality of the statistics, and some known limitations. It also highlights some recent and proposed improvements to the quality of the statistics.
- Enforcement of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR)
- Foreign Trade Regulations Town Hall Webinars
These in-depth webinars provide the information necessary to understand the changes to the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR). Come learn about what has changed in the FTR and how that change will affect you. Best of all, the webinars are free. These webinars will focus on changes in reporting requirements, new fields added to the Automated Export System, changes in definitions, and much more. The webinars will start on July 18 and will be repeated on August 8, September 5, October 3, November 7, and December 12.
- Advanced Export Information (AEI) Pilot Program
The U.S. Census Bureau is announcing the implementation of a pilot program to evaluate a new filing option in the Automated Export System (AES). Specifically, the AEI pilot is a voluntary program in which selected exporters agree to submit a limited set of Electronic Export Information (EEI) in accordance with existing filing deadlines followed by the full set of data elements submitted within five calendar days of the date of export. Correspondence indicating interest in the AEI pilot will be accepted until April 1, 2014.