[ftd-web-news] FTD Web News - March 9, 2012

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FTD Web News
- What's new and what's news from the Foreign Trade Division?
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Date:  March 9, 2012


Contents:


1. Press Release: January 2012 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


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1.) Press Release: January 2012 Trade Data
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The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to
$52.6 billion in January from $50.4 billion (revised) in December, as
imports increased more than exports. (March 9, 2012)


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


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- 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"


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


c.) GET TRADE BALANCES with specific countries (as far back as 1985 for
most countries)
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- http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/index.html


d.) GET PRODUCT TRADE INFORMATION. What do we trade with specific
countries?
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- 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?
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- Release dates are set through statistical month December 2012
    - http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/faq/gen/gen0007.html


f.) COLLECTION AND PUBLICATION INFORMATION
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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.


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http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/reference/guides/tradestatsinfo.html
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g.) NEED MORE INFORMATION?


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


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