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Selected Commodity Subscription Service

(Also known as the "1 to 10 service")

From apples to zinc oxide, select up to 10 commodities (or products) from 18,000 import codes or 9,000 export codes and track their trading patterns each month. Each report contains current month and cumulative year-to-date statistics. It’s Fast! It’s Customized! It’s Inexpensive!

What’s included in this service?

  • IM145 report—U.S. General Imports: Commodity code and description, country of origin, district of entry, quantity, and value (Customs and C.I.F.- Cost, Insurance, and Freight). Or,
  • IM146 report—U.S. Imports for Consumption: Commodity code and description, country of origin, district of entry, quantity, customs value, and duties. Or,
  • EM545 report—U.S. Exports of Domestic and Foreign Merchandise: Commodity code and description, country of destination, district of export, quantity, and value (F.A.S.-Free Alongside Ship).

Example of the Selected Commodity Subscription Service

Customized! You tell us the products—from 1 to 10—about which you want information on! This service is designed for the company that wants to focus on specific types of export and import products. Quantity and value data allow UNIT PRICE comparisons with each country with which the U.S. trades.

Inexpensive! For just $15 a month, you can have the most detailed information available from the United States Government on your selected commodities.

Enhance your company’s position in the global marketplace! The “SelectedCommodity Subscription Service” allows you to:

  • Identify countries for potential export markets.
  • Determine your product’s most recent market share!
  • Establish competitive pricing for your product!
  • Increase your domestic market by monitoring sources of foreign competition!

COST (Annual 12-issue subscription for each increment of 10 commodity numbers)

Paper Copy $180
Electronic version via Foreign Trade Division's Internet DropBox $160
To order your "1-to-10" subscription, or for more information, call 301-763-2227 or email FTD Trade Data Inquiries Branch  

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FTD Web News

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Foreign Trade has just created and published its official blog, "Global Reach." Visit it to discuss the Foreign Trade Regulations, Export Filing (AES), Trade Data, and other trade related topics. Posts are current and relevant to you as the filer, exporter, data user, or curious blog reader. (January 5, 2010)

FTZ: Guidelines for Submtting Statistical Data (PDF) (1.8 MB)
Guidelines and best practices for fulfilling FTZ's statistical reporting requirements are now available.

- Training videos on topics such as the Foreign Trade Regulations, AESDirect, NAFTA, Taxes/Tariffs, Commodities, etc. now available!

2009 Constant Dollar Data
- The Census Bureau identified a processing error that caused incorrect deflators to be applied to the revised data for 2009. The data have been corrected.

- U.S. Census Bureau will modify the structure of several data products to accommodate changing technology and user demand.

- The export environment has dramatically changed. Come and understand what it takes to remain compliant, aware and out of trouble.

2003 AES Option 4 Moratorium
Option 4 Filing Review Process Suspended

AES Compliance Best Practices:
Best Practices for maintaining AES Compliance are now available.

Related Party Database Application:
Time series RELATED PARTY data for specific commodities and countries.

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 27 June 2003
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:23:51 AM