Tag Archives: International Trade

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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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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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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The Building Blocks of Gross Domestic Product Webinar



By Erwin (Randy) Parson, International Trade Management Division You may already know that the gross domestic product (GDP) produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis measures economic activity, but do you know how the U.S. Census Bureau’s economic indicators data are … Continue reading

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Automated Export System Compliance Seminar Schedule 2016



We are happy to share with you our 2016 Automated Export System (AES) compliance seminar series. For the latest dates and registration details, visit our site. What is an AES Compliance Seminar? The AES Compliance Seminar is a one-day program … Continue reading

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The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $43.8 billion in June 2015



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 $43.8 billion in June, up $2.9 billion from $40.9 billion in May, revised. June exports … Continue reading

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Goods and Services Deficit Increased in May 2015



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 $41.9 billion in May, up $1.2 billion from $40.7 billion in April, revised. May exports … Continue reading

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