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Trade Deficit Increases in July 2008

The Nation's international deficit in goods and services increased to $62.2 billion in July from $58.8 billion (revised) in June, as imports increased more than exports. (11 September 2008)

FTR Letter No. 1: Filing Time Frames Exemption for Puerto Rico

Clarification of the requirement for advanced filing of EEI through AES for shipments between the U.S. and Puerto Rico. (4 September 2008)

2007 Annual Revisions

In this release and the accompanying "U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services: April 2008," the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) are jointly publishing revised data on U.S. trade in goods for 2005-2007 and the first three months of 2008 and revised data on services for 2004-2007 and the first three months of 2008. (10 June 2008)

Mandatory AES

Mandatory Automated Export System (AES) Filing for all Shipments Requiring Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED) information (2 June 2008)

Imports and Exports by Related Parties - 2007

The U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce, announced today that in 2007 related-party trade accounted for 40.6 percent ($1,264 billion) of total goods trade. (9 May 2008)

Trade Data Users Conference June 17 in NewYork

The Spring International Trade Data Users Conference will address recent economic events and their impact on global trade and investment trends. (06 May 2008)

Export Compliance Seminar - Savannah, GA

The export environment has dramatically changed. Come and understand what it takes to remain compliant, aware and out of trouble. September 18 - 19, 2008 (24 July 2008)







FTD Web News

- A processing error caused incorrect deflators to be applied to the revised monthly data for 2007 in the December 2007 FT900. Correct data is now available.

- The export environment has dramatically changed. Come and understand what it takes to remain compliant, aware and out of trouble.
- See Seminar and Workshop Schedule

2003 AES Option 4 Moratorium
Option 4 Filing Review Process Suspended

- FT900: U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services
- FT900A: U.S. Imports for Consumption of Steel Products

AES Compliance Best Practices:
Best Practices for maintaining AES Compliance are now available.

FT900 in Microsoft Excel.:
With the release of the July 2007 statistics, the FT900 will be available in Microsoft Excel.

Related Party Database Application:
Time series RELATED PARTY data for specific commodities and countries.

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- Merchandise Trade Downloads

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Containterized Data on USA Trade Online -
- U.S. imports and exports of containerized data is now available on USA Trade Online.

- Now Available!

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN
Created: 22 October 2007
Last modified: 11 September 2008 at 09:29:55 AM