[ftd-web-news] FTD Web News - August 11, 2011

ftd.web.news at census.gov ftd.web.news at census.gov
Thu Aug 11 08:36:21 EDT 2011



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

FTD Web News
- What's new and what's news from the Foreign Trade Division?

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Date: August 11, 2011

Contents:

     1. Press Release: June 2011 Trade Data
          a. Basics
          b. Detailed data
          c. Trade balances
          d. Product trade
          e. Release schedule
          f. Collection/Publication Information
          g. More information

     2. About this mailing list...
          a. Subscribe
          b. Unsubscribe

     3. Questions & Comments

----------------------------------------------------------------------

1.) Press Release: June 2011  Trade Data
    --------------------------------------

    "The Nation's international trade deficit in goods and services
     increased to $53.1 billion in June from $50.8 billion (revised)
     in May, as exports decreased more than imports."


     a.) GET THE BASICS from the "U.S. International Trade in Goods
         and Services - Highlights"
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - http://www.census.gov/indicator/www/ustrade.html

     b.) GET MORE DETAILED DATA from the full "U.S. International
         Trade in Goods and Services Press Release"
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/press.html

     c.) GET TRADE BALANCES with specific countries
         (as far back as 1985 for most countries)
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/index.html

     d.) GET PRODUCT TRADE INFORMATION.  What do we trade with
         specific countries?
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - General (1-digit SITC)
               - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/sitc1/index.html

          - More detailed (3-digit SITC)
               - http://tier2.census.gov/sitc/sitcpage.htm

     e.) WHEN IS THE NEXT RELEASE?
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - Release dates are set through statistical month December 2008
               - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/faq/gen/gen0007.html


     f.)  COLLECTION AND PUBLICATION INFORMATION
          --------------------------------------------

	    WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW MORE?

       	How many was are commodities classified?
          	What do seasonal adjustments do for you? What is the
            U.S./Canada data exchange and why should you care?

            Read INFORMATION ON THE COLLECTION AND PUBLICATION OF
            TRADE STATISTICS.

	-->
http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/reference/guides/tradestatsinfo.html

         ---------------------------------------------

     g.) NEED MORE INFORMATION?
         ----------------------------------------------------------

          - Contact our Trade Data office via telephone at 301-763-2242
            or via e-mail at FTDREQINFO at CENSUS.GOV

2.) About this mailing list...
    --------------------------

     This mailing list is meant to keep you apprised of the latest
     notices and information available through the Foreign Trade
     Division web site.

          - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/index.html


     2a.) Subscribe
          ---------

          If you would like to subscribe to this list, follow the
          instructions under SUBSCRIBING TO FTD-WEB-NEWS on the list
          information page.

          - http://lists.census.gov/mailman/listinfo/ftd-web-news

     2b.) Unsubscribe
          -----------

          Should you wish to unsubscribe to this list:

          i.) Go to http://lists.census.gov/mailman/listinfo/ftd-web-news

          ii.) Under the heading FTD-WEB-NEWS SUBSCRIBERS, enter your
               subscription e-mail address in the last field and click
               the button labeled "Edit Options".

          iii.) Under UNSUBSCRIBING FROM FTD-WEB-NEWS, enter your
                password.

                - We require the password to keep others from
                  unsubscribing you.
                - If you don't know your password, click EMAIL MY
                  PASSWORD TO ME to have your password emailed to your
                  subscription e-mail address.

3.) Questions and comments
    ----------------------

     Please e-mail any questions or comments to ftd.web.news at census.gov.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Foreign Trade Statistics - Your Key to Trade

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~



More information about the ftd-web-news mailing list