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Monthly U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
Entry ID: USDA0326


Summary
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)
spreadsheet files.

LANGUAGE: English

ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:
Data Center: USDA Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
page
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
University.

URL: 'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'

Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:

WWW: 'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'

Gopher client: 'gopher://gopher.mannlib.cornell.edu:70/'

For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
message to: usda-reports@usda.mannlib.cornell.edu

Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
message.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >DAIRY PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >ANIMAL COMMODITIES >POULTRY PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST PRODUCTS/COMMODITIES    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >FIELD CROP PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >FRUIT PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >VEGETABLE PRODUCTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]


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.


Keywords
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS
AGRICULTURAL TRADE STATISTICS
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Commodities
Economic Activity > Trade > Exports
Economic Activity > Trade > Imports
COMMODITY CATEGORIES
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY


Data Center
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: THOMAS C. CAPEHART, JR.
Phone: 202-219-0890
Phone: 202-219-1262
Fax: 202-219-0042
Fax: 202-501-8517
Email: thomasc at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 912A
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


Personnel
THOMAS C. CAPEHART, JR.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-219-0890
Phone: 202-219-1262
Fax: 202-219-0042
Fax: 202-501-8517
Email: thomasc at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 912A
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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