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Schedule K Maintenance
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Census Bureau (CENSUS) Transfers
Schedule K Maintenance
to the
Maritime Administration (MARAD)

Since the transfer of the U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation Statistics Program to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) effective October 1, 1998, Census no longer will maintain the Schedule K,"Classification of Foreign Ports by Geographic Trade Area and Country" used for import and export foreign port reporting. The Maritime Administration (MarAd), Department of Transportation, has agreed to accept the responsibility for maintaining and providing quarterly updates to the Schedule K, beginning January 1999. MarAd has developed a website containing the 1999 Schedule K and will also provide Census with printed copies for distribution. The MarAd website address is:

http://www.marad.dot.gov/statistics/

A hyperlink to the MarAd address is provided on the Foreign Trade Division website at:

http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/schedules.html#K

For 1999 foreign port data reporting, please refer to the MarAd website. If you are unable to locate a foreign port code in the file, have questions about a foreign port name or wish to request a printed version of the Schedule K, please contact: Dorothy Adams at the Office of Statistical & Economic Analysis, MarAd, (202) 493-0376 or via the Internet at:

DATA@marad.dot.gov

To keep abreast of new foreign ports codes or other changes, check the MarAd website quarterly: February 1, 1999; April 1, 1999, July 1, 1999 and October 1, 1999.

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: REFERENCE: AIP
Created: 9 March 1999
Last modified: 12 July 2011 at 04:09:07 PM