Monthly U.S. Agricultural Trade DataEntry ID: USDA0326
Abstract: The "Monthly U.S. Agricultural Trade Data" database contains monthly
data on U.S. agricultural exports and imports. The database includes
about 175 commodities or commodity categories for exports, and about
165 for imports. The commodity coverage approximates that presented in
U.S. Agricultural Trade Update, a monthly newsletter published by the
Commodity and Trade Analysis Branch, Commodity ... Economics Division,
Economic Research Service, USDA. The data originate from the Bureau of
the Census (BUCEN), U.S. Dept. of Commerce.
Collection Organization: Commodity and Trade Analysis Branch,
Commodity Economics Division, ERS.
Collection Methodology: Data originate from census information from
the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Dept. of Commerce.
Collection Frequency: Monthly.
Update Characteristics: Annual.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION: The data are housed in 8 LOTUS 1-2-3 (.WK1)
Data Center: USDA 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:
Gopher client: 'gopher://gopher.mannlib.cornell.edu:70/'
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Start Date: 1987-01-01Stop Date: 1994-12-31
AGRICULTURE > ANIMAL COMMODITIES > DAIRY PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > ANIMAL COMMODITIES > LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > ANIMAL COMMODITIES > POULTRY PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST PRODUCTS/COMMODITIES
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > FIELD CROP PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > FRUIT PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS
AGRICULTURE > PLANT COMMODITIES > VEGETABLE PRODUCTS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ECONOMIC RESOURCES > AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
Quality The preliminary monthly data issued by BUCEN is subject to
revision. Thus, the data for 1994 is preliminary monthly data
from BUCEN. The files include both fiscal and calendar year
totals of the preliminary data, as well as fiscal and calendar
year totals which incorporate the most recent revisions. The
files for the previous years present revised monthly data.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: thomasc at econ.ag.gov
USDA Economic Research Service Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD) 1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 912A
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Commodity and Trade Analysis Branch (USDA/ERS/CED/CTA). (no
date). U.S. Agricultural Trade Update. Washington, DC :
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-11-22