FOREIGN TRADE is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and
responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments
from the United States. If you're searching for import or export statistics,
information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of
other trade related topics, this is the place to get the information you need.
The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $70.6 billion in July from $80.9 billion in June (revised), as exports increased and imports decreased. (September 7, 2022)
The nation's international advance trade in goods deficit decreased to $87.3 billion in August from $90.2 billion in July as imports decreased more than exports. (September 28, 2022)
The Department of Commerce released the report, U.S. Exports by Metropolitan Area, Second Quarter 2022. It provides quarterly, not seasonally adjusted data on exports by metropolitan areas. (September 15, 2022)
The Department of Commerce released the report, 2019 Manufacturing and International Trade (MITR). It is an annual report, which provides a comprehensive comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data. (August 18, 2022)
The Department of Commerce released the report, Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, 2019-2020. It provides information on identified companies and their known export value. (April 5, 2022)
The Department of Commerce released the report, U.S. Goods Trade: Imports & Exports by Related-Parties 2021. In 2021, the nation’s international related-party trade accounted for 41.3 percent ($1,890.1 billion) of total goods trade ($4,576.8 billion). Related-party total goods trade is based on imports for consumption and total exports. (September 7, 2022)
A Census Bureau podcast providing an overview of the International Trade Indicator Program and the vast export and import data available.
The Census Bureau has created a data visualization tool that will help users find detailed international trade in goods statistics for specific commodity codes, countries of destination, and modes of transportation.
Presentation slides from the November 14, 2018 inaugural data user conference at Census are now available. The conference focused on the international trade process, from data collection through accessing international trade statistics through our growing number of data user resources.
Receive the latest updates on the nation's key economic indicators by downloading the FRED App for both Apple and Android devices. FRED, the signature database of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, now incorporates the Census Bureau's 13 economic indicators.
Monthly International Trade data, back to January 2013, are now available in the Census Application Programming Interface (API). New monthly trade data will be added every month. (June 5, 2017)