The U.S. Foreign Trade Highlights web site provides data on U.S. international trade in goods and services as far back as 1960. Emphasis is on goods trade: aggregate exports and imports, U.S. commodity and country/regional trade balances, and shifts in the commodity composition of U.S. exports and imports with major trading partners and regions.
Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb (Requires free registration)
The ITC DataWeb provides access to extensive U.S. tariff and trade data from 1989-.
For wide variety world economics and trade reports
For Trade Statistics
This site contains statistics on changes in the prices of nonmilitary goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world. Coverage goes as far back as the mid-1980s.
The World Trade Organization Statistics Database allows you to retrieve statistical information from 1948- in the following ways:
- The Trade Profiles section provides predefined information leaflets on the trade situation of members, observers and other selected economies;
- The Time Series section allows an interactive data retrieval of trade statistics. Available data sets include merchandise trade by commodity group from 1980- for individual countries.
Articles about international trade, and related topics, can be found in our business periodical databases.
Last Update: October 22, 2014