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Record Layouts and Sample Files

Note: All sample files are fixed-format ASCII files.

Report Name Record Layout Sample File
Foreign Trade Data Downloads
Merchandise Trade Exports View Record Layout Download Sample File [27.4 MB]
Merchandise Trade Imports View Record Layout Download Sample File [48.4 MB]
Merchandise History Exports View Record Layout Not Available
Merchandise History Imports View Record Layout Not Available
State HS6 Exports View Record Layout Download Sample File [9.8 MB]
State NAICS Exports View Record Layout Download Sample File [3.5 MB]
State HS6 Imports View Record Layout Download Sample File [9.7 MB]
State NAICS Imports View Record Layout Download Sample File [2.8 MB]
State/Port Exports View Record Layout Download Sample File [1.1 MB]
Port HS6 Exports View Record Layout Download Sample File [9.1 MB]
Port HS6 Imports View Record Layout Download Sample File [7.4 MB]
Textile Summary View Record Layout Not Available
Special Program Indicator (SPI) Databank View Record Layout Download Sample File [84 KB]
Trade with U.S. Possessions View Record Layout Not Available
Commodity Concordance View Record Layout Download Files
Geographic Concordance View Record Layout Download Files
Textile Concordance View Record Layout Download Files
Selected Commodity Subscription Service (1-to-10) Files
Exports - Delimited (EM545) View Record Layout Download Sample File [397 KB]
Exports - Formatted (EM545) N/A Download Sample File [149 KB]
General Imports - Delimited (IM145) View Record Layout Download Sample File [92 KB]
General Imports - Formatted (IM145) N/A Download Sample File [105 KB]
Imports for Consumption - Delimited (IM146) View Record Layout Download Sample File [56 KB]
Imports for Consumption - Formatted (IM146) N/A Download Sample File [26 KB]

August 2014
Trade Numbers

Deficit: $40.1 Billion
Exports: $198.5 Billion
Imports: $238.6 Billion

Next release: November 4, 2014
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Foreign Trade | ftdwebmaster@census.gov |  Last Revised: July 12, 2011