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NOTICE - Changes to Country Names and Groupings

Country Names

With the release of January 2011 FT900: U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services on March 10, 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau will alter the country names used in certain exhibits of the FT900. These changes will bring the names used in the FT900 and related data products closer in line with names used by the U.S. Department of State and the International Organization for Standardization. The changes are as follows:

Current Name New Name
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Federal Republic of Germany Germany
Bosnia-Hercegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
Macedonia (Skopje) Macedonia
Republic of Yemen Yemen
Burma (Myanmar) Burma
Macao Macau
North Korea Korea, North
Cocos (Keeling) Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Western Samoa Samoa
Pitcairn Island Pitcairn Islands
Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia
Burkina Burkina Faso

Country Groupings

Estonia will be included in the Euro area in Exhibit 14 of the FT900 and Exhibit 6 of the FT900 supplement, effective with January 2011 statistics. The statistics for prior time periods will not be affected by this change.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Data Dissemination Branch office on 1-800-549-0595, option 4, or email at ftd.data.dissemination@census.gov .

 


July 2014
Trade Numbers

Deficit: $40.5 Billion
Exports: $198.0 Billion
Imports: $238.6 Billion

Next release: October 3, 2014
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