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Port HS6 Database - Exports Record Layout

FIX FORMATTED ASCII FILE RECORD LENGTH: 230

EXPORTS HS 6-Digit by Country by Port District

FILENAME: DPORTHS6E<YY><MM>.TXT

POSITION FIELD NAME DESCRIPTION
1-6 commodity 6-digit Harmonized Schedule (HS) Code
7-10 cty_code 4-digit Country Code
11-14 port_code 4-digit Port Code (District + Port)
15-18 year 4-digit Statistical Year
19-20 month 2-digit Statistical Month
21-35 value_mo 15-digit Total Value
36-50 air_val_mo 15-digit Air Value
51-65 air_swt_mo 15-digit Air Shipping Weight
66-80 ves_val_mo 15-digit Vessel Value
81-95 ves_swt_mo 15-digit Vessel Shipping Weight
96-110 cnt_val_mo 15-digit Containerized Vessel Value
111-125 cnt_swt_mo 15-digit Containerized Vessel Shipping Weight
126-140 value_yr 15-digit Year to Date Total Value
141-155 air_val_yr 15-digit Year to Date Air Value
156-170 air_swt_yr 15-digit Year to Date Air Shipping Weight
171-185 ves_val_yr 15-digit Year to Date Vessel Value
186-200 ves_swt_yr 15-digit Year to Date Vessel Shipping Weight
201-215 cnt_val_yr 15-digit Year to Date Containerized Vessel Value
216-230 cnt_swt_yr 15-digit Year to Date Containerized Vessel Shipping Weight

May 2014
Trade Numbers

Deficit: $44.4 Billion
Exports: $195.5 Billion
Imports: $239.8 Billion

Next release: August 6, 2014
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Foreign Trade | ftdwebmaster@census.gov |  Last Revised: July 12, 2011