Processed Food Trade DataEntry ID: USDA0330
Abstract: The "Processed Food Trade Data" dataset records trade data in
processed food between the United States and each of its trading
partners from 1988 through 1994. Values of exports and imports
are tabulated by U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)
product groups for each trading partner each year of the period.
Separate files contain concordances that match the SIC codes
used here with the ... corresponding international Harmonized System
product codes and descriptions.
Collection Organization: Economic Research Service.
Collection Methodology: The data are generated from Bureau of
the Census Date (U.S. Department of Commerce) using a
concordance which translates trade data based on Harmonized code
to SIC data for processed food trade.
Collection Frequency: Annually.
Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.
The 1988-89 data consist of 8 LOTUS 1-2-3 files and the 1990-94
data consists of 2 ASCII files.
Data Center: Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:
For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
Start Date: 1988-01-01Stop Date: 1994-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Provided as is.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jharris at econ.ag.gov
USDA Economic Research Service Food and Community Economics Division (FCED) 1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 1140F
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Epps, Walter B. and Harris, J. Michael. March 1995. Processed
Food Trade Concordance. Agricultural Handbook No. 707.
Washington, DC : ERS/USDA.
Harris, J. Michael. December 1996. U.S. Processed Food Imports
and Exports, 1990-94. Statistical Bulletin No. 935. Washington,
DC : ERS/USDA.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19