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Jobs Supported by Exports
The International Trade Administration’s annual Jobs Supported by Exports estimates the number of jobs in the United States required to produce U.S. exports.
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Manufacturing Industry Tracker
This data tool tracks key monthly economic indicators for North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 3 and NAICS 4/5-digit manufacturing industries.
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Metropolitan Export Series
Contains various data products on merchandise exports from 380+ Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), including factsheets for the top 50 MSAs.

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 - Now in an interactive dashboard, The International Trade Administration’s annual Jobs Supported by Exports estimates the number of jobs in the United States required to produce U.S. exports. 

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.
  • Top Trade Partners - Ranked listing of top U.S. goods export and import partner markets with percent change. Updated monthly. 
  • Manufacturing Industry Tracker - Dynamic web tool that tracks key economic indicators across 21 sectors of manufacturing. Updated monthly. 
Trade Statistics

Trade statistics resources from the International Trade Administration and other organizations.

ITA’s National Trade Data Resources

Explore U.S. trade using ITA’s interactive resources.

Data Tools

Interested in doing your own research? ITA’s data tools allow you to choose the time period, industry, and partner of interest.

Infographics and Tables

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).

Trade data resources at the state and local level.

State Fact Sheets

Easily shareable and interactive, in-depth factsheets about goods exports for each state and the District of Columbia. Includes top export and import partners and sectors, GDP, jobs supported by exports, and exports from metropolitan statistical areas.

Metropolitan Export Series

Interactive tools and factsheets about good exports from U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)

TradeStats Express State Exports

Interactive database allows you to search for global patterns of a state’s exports, state-by-state exports to a specific market, or a state’s export profile to a given market. Now updated with 2020 data. 

TradeStats Express State Imports

Interactive database allows you to search for global patterns of a state’s imports, state-by-state imports from a specific market, or a state’s import profile from a given market. Now updated with 2020 data.

Trade Policy Information System (TPIS)

Includes tools to search for the top trade partners and products for each state or the top states trading in a given product or with a given country.
 

Data resources related to specific industries.

Travel and Tourism Industry

International Air Travel Statistics Program (I-92) This program provides information on international air traffic between the United States and other countries. Monthly U.S. citizen departures are collected and reported in Tourism Industries U.S. International Air Travel Statistics (I-92 data) Program.

COVID Travel Industry Monitor - The monitor tracks a number of indicators that measure the performance of the travel and tourism sector in the United States in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

I-94 Visitor Arrivals Program - The I-94 provides a count of visitor arrivals to the United States (with stays of 1-night or more and visiting under certain visa types) to calculate U.S. travel and tourism volume exports.

Manufacturing Industry Tracker

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.

Automotive Trade Data

Includes data visualizations for U.S. auto parts trade and U.S. trade in different categories of new and used vehicles. 

Steel Import Monitoring and Licensing

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.

Resources for trade data reported by markets other than the United States.

Trade Policy Information System (TPIS)

Includes data from United Nations showing the top trading partners for a country and top-traded products by reporting country and partner market. TPIS also has Country Reports with summary statistics on each market.

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). 

OECD Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (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. 
 

Explore a Market

Tools and data resources to help you further explore international markets.

Policy and Economic Resources

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Exporter Characteristics
Tables profiling U.S. exporting companies by product, market, and location within the United States.
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Policy and Economic Research
Analysis from Industry and Analysis economists and analysts on a variety of international trade topics, including trade related employment.
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Jobs Supported by Exports
The International Trade Administration’s annual Jobs Supported by Exports estimates the number of jobs in the United States required to produce U.S. exports.