Monday, January 12, 2009

ITC Issues Annual Compendium of Merchandise Trade Data

(World Trade Interactive)

The International Trade Commission has posted to its website its annual compendium of U.S. merchandise trade data

This publication provides a comprehensive review of U.S. trade performance, focusing on changes in exports, imports and trade balances of key natural resource, agricultural and manufacturing industries. It also examines market and economic factors influencing trends in U.S. trade with other major industrialized countries, what the U.S. exported to China and six other major trading partners and what it imported in return, and how increasing energy prices affected U.S. trade. Trade data for 2003-2007 for over 250 industry/commodity groups is included as well.