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The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $42.6 billion in October 2016



The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $42.6 billion in October, up $6.4 billion from $36.2 billion in September, revised. October exports … Continue reading

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The Liquid Joy of the American Economy



 Written by: Steven Finkelstein  As you sip your “Morning Joe,” “afternoon pick-me-up” or “rocket fuel,” think about where that java might have come from. In this blog, we will talk about the impact of this popular beverage on international trade. … Continue reading

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The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $36.4 billion in September 2016



The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $36.4 billion in September, down $4.0 billion from $40.5 billion in August, revised. September exports … Continue reading

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The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $40.7 billion in August 2016



The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $40.7 billion in August, up $1.2 billion from $39.5 billion in July, revised.  August exports … Continue reading

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Crater of Diamonds



Written by: Erwin (Randy) Parson, International Trade Management Division  Did you know that diamonds could be unearthed in the U.S.? The biggest diamond found in the U.S. was 40.23 carats and was named “Uncle Sam” after the nickname of its … Continue reading

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The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $39.5 billion in July 2016



The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $39.5 billion in July, down $5.2 billion from $44.7 billion in June, revised. July exports … Continue reading

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Who is the USPPI? It could be YOU!



Written by: Maurice Hinton, International Trade Management Division Questions about who the U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) is often come up when reporting exports. The USPPI is the person or legal entity in the United States that receives the … Continue reading

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New Advance Economic Indicators Report



This is a repost from the US Census Bureau Director’s Blog New Advance Economic Indicators Report Available This Month Written by John H. Thompson Later this month, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the first-ever Advance Economic Indicators Report. Last July, … Continue reading

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ACE Export Reports in a Nutshell



Written by: Theresa Gordon, Trade Ombudsman, International Trade Management Division Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Export Reports were deployed on June 27, 2015, along with ACE Export Accounts functionality. These reports serve as a replacement to the export data that was … Continue reading

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What Type of Training Webinar Would You Like to See?



By Justin Edwards, International Trade Management Division If you export products and goods from the United States, you know there can be a lot to navigate. There are regulatory and reporting requirements, general rules of interpretation for classifying imports and … Continue reading

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