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Restricted Use Foreign Trade Data - Exports

Component ID: #ti593671725

The Foreign Trade Exports data (EXP) contains transactions level data on the exports of the universe of firms operating in the U.S. that engage in merchandise export to a foreign destination. (See source of information details.)

The export data are the universe of trade transactions data collected by the Customs Bureau during the exportation process, containing value, date, country of origin or destination, quantity, HS code, and other variables. For details, see an example of the shipper’s export declaration.

Exports measure the total physical movement of merchandise out of the United States to foreign countries whether such merchandise is exported from within the U.S. Customs territory or from a U.S. Customs bonded warehouse or a U.S. Foreign Trade Zone. (See coverage details.)

Component ID: #ti712125636

IMP Restricted–Use Microdata

Sector

Economic – Transactions Data

Industry

Economy–wide

Frequency

Monthly

Sponsor

Census Bureau

Unit of Enumeration

Transaction

Availability

1992–2011

Observations

Over 59 million in 2011
This is a transaction level dataset. The number of observations varies by year.

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