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Structures and Definitions


Imports

General

Column Number
(Left to Right)
Contents Type Abbreviation

1

10-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) number

 TEXT

HCC

2

4-digit country code

 TEXT

CTRY

3

Country sub-code (CSC)

TEXT

CSC

4

2-digit customs district code

TEXT

DE

5

Type identifier (processing code)

TEXT

TYPE

 6

Card count

 NUMERIC

CC

7

Statistical month quantity-1

NUMERIC

QTY1

8

Statistical month quantity-2

NUMERIC

QTY2

9

Statistical month imports value

NUMERIC

VALUE

10

Statistical month CIF Value

NUMERIC

CIF VALUE

 11

Year-to-date card count

NUMERIC

YTD CC

12

Year-to-date quantity-1

NUMERIC

YTD QTY1

13

Year-to-date quantity-2

NUMERIC

YTD QTY2

14

Year-to-date imports value

NUMERIC

YTD VAL

15

Year-to-date CIF Value

NUMERIC

YTD CIF VALUE

 16

Country description

 TEXT

CTRYALPHA

17

Customs district description

TEXT

DE ALPHA

18

Country sub-code alpha description

TEXT

CSC ALPHA

 19

Unit of quantity-1

TEXT

AUQ1

20

Unit of quantity-2

TEXT

AUQ2

21

10-digit Schedule B commodity description

TEXT

LONG ALPHA

22
Statistical month
TEXT
MON
23
Statistical year
NUMERIC
YEAR

Consumption

Column Number
(Left to Right)
Contents Type Abbreviation

1

10-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) number

 TEXT

HCC

2

4-digit country code

 TEXT

CTRY

3

Country sub-code (CSC)

TEXT

CSC

4

2-digit customs district code

TEXT

DE

5

Type identifier (processing code)

TEXT

TYPE

 6

Card count

 NUMERIC

CC

7

Statistical month quantity-1

NUMERIC

QTY1

8

Statistical month quantity-2

NUMERIC

QTY2

9

Statistical month imports value

NUMERIC

VALUE

10

Statistical month Duty Value

NUMERIC

DUTY VALUE

 11

Year-to-date card count

NUMERIC

YTD CC

12

Year-to-date quantity-1

NUMERIC

YTD QTY1

13

Year-to-date quantity-2

NUMERIC

YTD QTY2

14

Year-to-date imports value

NUMERIC

YTD VAL

15

Year-to-date Duty Value

NUMERIC

YTD DUTY VALUE

 16

Country description

 TEXT

CTRYALPHA

17

Customs district description

TEXT

DE ALPHA

18

Country sub-code alpha description

TEXT

CSC ALPHA

 19

Unit of quantity-1

TEXT

AUQ1

20

Unit of quantity-2

TEXT

AUQ2

21

10-digit Schedule B commodity description

TEXT

LONG ALPHA

22
Statistical month
TEXT
MON
23
Statistical year
NUMERIC
YEAR

Exports

Column Number
(Left to Right)
Contents Type Abbreviation

1

10-digit Schedule B number

TEXT

HCC

2

 Domestic or foreign exports (1:domestic; 2:foreign)

TEXT

DF

3

4-digit country code

TEXT

CTRY

4

2-digit customs district code

TEXT

DE

5

Card count

NUMERIC

CC

6

Statistical month quantity-1

NUMERIC

QTY1

7

Statistical month quantity-2

NUMERIC

QTY2

8

Statistical month exports value

NUMERIC

VALUE

9

Year-to-date card count

NUMERIC

YTD CC

10

Year-to-date quantity-1

NUMERIC

YTD QTY1

11

Year-to-date quantity-2

NUMERIC

YTD QTY2

12

Year-to-date exports value

NUMERIC

YTD VAL

13

Country description

TEXT

CTRYALPHA

14

Customs district description

TEXT

DE ALPHA

15

Unit of quantity-1

TEXT

AUQ1

16

Unit of quantity-2

TEXT

AUQ2

17

10-digit Schedule B commodity description

TEXT

LONG ALPHA
18
Statistical month
TEXT
MON
19
Statistical year
NUMERIC
YEAR

Definitions

FTD Web News


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Guidelines and best practices for fulfilling FTZ's statistical reporting requirements are now available.

NEW EXPORT TRAINING VIDEOS!!!
- Training videos on topics such as the Foreign Trade Regulations, AESDirect, NAFTA, Taxes/Tariffs, Commodities, etc. now available!

2009 Constant Dollar Data
- The Census Bureau identified a processing error that caused incorrect deflators to be applied to the revised data for 2009. The data have been corrected.

2009 DATA PRODUCT CHANGES
- U.S. Census Bureau will modify the structure of several data products to accommodate changing technology and user demand.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
- The export environment has dramatically changed. Come and understand what it takes to remain compliant, aware and out of trouble.

2003 AES Option 4 Moratorium
Option 4 Filing Review Process Suspended

AES Compliance Best Practices:
Best Practices for maintaining AES Compliance are now available.

Related Party Database Application:
Time series RELATED PARTY data for specific commodities and countries.

ORDER AND DOWNLOAD FOREIGN TRADE DATA PRODUCTS:
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- FTD DropBox
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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN
Created: 2 August 2005
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:23:50 AM