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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Indonesia



The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in … Continue reading

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Why Did I Get a Verify Message?



By: Eric Gauthier In previous blog postings we have talked about Fatal Error and Compliance Alert response messages, but there’s another type of message that gets a lot of attention, VERIFY. This means certain fields reported in the Electronic Export Information … Continue reading

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The United States – Canada Data Exchange



By: Melissa Scott The United States and Canada enjoy an economic partnership unique in the world. The two nations  share the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship. Did you know that the two countries also share an agreement to exchange … Continue reading

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Connecting With You Virtually – Webinars



By: Josephine Ocheni Do you want more clarification on classifying goods or using our new enhanced search engine? Do you qualify as an individual whose learning style is both visual and auditory but you cannot make it out to one of … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Economic Database Search



In one location, get the economic indicators.  Currently, the Economic Indicator Database Search has for the Trade Balance, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade, and Services with more indicators to come.  This convenient and easy-to-use search allows you to quickly access data for … Continue reading

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Search Key Economic Indicator Database



By: Janet Freas You may have noticed the “New! Search database” bullet in the “News” section on the Foreign Trade  Main page. So what’s that all about? The Economic Directorate of the U.S. Census Bureau is excited to provide a … Continue reading

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How do I get a Schedule B?



By: Justin Jenkins How easy is it to purchase a car? There are so many kinds of cars and options available. First you have to decide whether you want a coupe, sedan, van, or SUV. Then you have to choose … Continue reading

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2010 SLA Annual Conference – Hope to see you there!



By: Joe Kafchinski The Foreign Trade Division will be attending the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO in New Orleans this coming weekend (June 13 – 16). If you’re attending SLA, stop by booth 1602 to say “hi” to the … Continue reading

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February Trade Data Released



Monthly Overview:
The Nation’s international trade deficit increased to $39.7 billion in February from $37.0 billion (revised) in January, as imports increased more than exports.
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January Trade Data Released



The Nation’s international trade deficit decreased to $37.3 billion in January from $39.9 billion (revised) in December, as imports decreased more than exports.
If you read our Press Highlights, you may have noticed that the low quantity of crude oil imports keeps popping up:
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