By: Rebecca DeNale
On December 18, 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2012 Manufacturing and International Trade Report (MITR) . This new annual report contains manufacturing data on the value of product shipments. The data are published on a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) basis from the 2012 Economic Census Industry Series. The MITR also includes official U.S. export and import merchandise trade statistics.
In August 2015, the Census Bureau plans to release the 2013 MITR. The report will present manufacturing product data from the 2013 Annual Survey of Manufactures and 2012 Economic Census Summary Series, with new and revised official U.S. export and import merchandise trade statistics.
For information on manufacturing data, contact: 1-800-201-4647, Option 1 www.census.gov/manufacturing
For information on international trade data, contact: 1-800-549-0595, Option 4 www.census.gov/trade