Trade Data and Analysis
The International Trade Administration, as well as other organizations, publishes a variety of trade-related statistics and tools for public use.
New: Jobs Supported by Exports, 2021 - Presents dashboards of the estimates of the labor embodied both directly and indirectly in U.S. exports of goods and services.
Go to the latest data:
- Monthly Infographic – Interactive dashboard with an overview of U.S. goods and services trade statistics. Includes top sectors and trading partners. Updated monthly.
- Partner Trade Tables (Year-to-Date) – Ranked listing of top U.S. goods export and import partner markets with percent change. Updated monthly.
- TradeStats Express (Year-to-Date)– Interactive dashboards that present Year-to-Date national and state goods trade by partner and product. Updated monthly.
- Manufacturing Industry Tracker – Dynamic web tool that tracks key economic indicators across 21 sectors of manufacturing. Updated monthly.
Trade statistics resources from the International Trade Administration and other organizations.
Explore U.S. trade using ITA’s interactive resources.
Interested in doing your own research? ITA’s data tools allow you to choose the time period, industry, and partner of interest.
Looking for something pre-made? ITA’s infographics and tables provide snapshots of the latest national trade trends.
National trade data resources from other agencies:
Other U.S. Government sources for trade data include: Census’ USA Trade Online (goods trade), USITC’s Dataweb (goods trade), and the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ International Transaction Accounts (goods and services trade).
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes Import and Export Price Indexes that track data on changes in the prices of nonmilitary goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world.
Trade data resources at the state and local level.
Interactive tools and factsheets about good exports from U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)
Home of TradeStats Express State. Interactive tools and factsheets about trade from U.S. states.
Data resources related to specific industries.
National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) collects, analyzes, and disseminates international travel and tourism statistics.
Tracks key monthly economic indicators for North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 3 and NAICS 4/5-digit manufacturing industries. It covers Exports, Imports, Trade Balance, Industrial Production, Employment, and Producer Price Index. The tracker covers January 2015 through the latest month with available trade data.
Includes data visualizations for U.S. auto parts trade and U.S. trade in different categories of new and used vehicles.
The Global Steel Trade Monitor provides steel trade data for the largest steel importing and exporting countries. The U.S. Steel Import Monitor is an interactive tool designed to showcase and visualize U.S. Census and early warning license import data.
Includes data visualizations for U.S. trade in energy commodities and related equipment.
Resources for trade data reported by markets other than the United States.
Comtrade Database (United Nations)
Provides free access to trade data reported by other countries. Allows the user to see other markets’ imports from or exports to the U.S. or third parties.
OECD Trade in Services Data (OECD)
Trade in services data reported by other countries to the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The OECD Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (STRI) provides information on regulations affecting trade in services in 22 sectors across all OECD member countries and Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Peru, the Russian Federation, South Africa, and Thailand.
WTO and OECD Bilateral Services Trade dataset (WTO and OECD)
This dataset from the World Trade Organization and the OECD includes trade data covering over 200 economies. Choose “Balanced International Trade in Services EBOPS…” from the Indicators list.