US Trade data through May 2016 are available for Government users.
78 Countries' 2015 Data and 148 Countries' 2014 are available (U.N. Trade data) (July 1, 2016).
Revised Data for 2013-2015, released June 6, 2016, are available for US Merchandise trade (06/06/2016).
TPIS Country Reports Now Include 2015 Trade Data, Up to the last 5 years of data, Macroeconomic Data from the April 2016 Release of the WEO, Information from the 2014 Releases of World Development Indicators and Doing Business Rankings by the World Bank and the 2016 WSJ/Heritage Inedxes of Economic Freedom.
IMPORTANT: Almost 1200 new HS import codes and 600 new export codes were added in 2012 (3/12/2012)!
TPIS includes detailed current and historical trade data from various sources, including:
TPIS is distinguished by its ability to do retrieval and manipulation operations on a variety of consistent, current, detailed and extensive data series to:
- enable comprehensive trade policy analysis for decision makers;
- assure that data used are timely;
- make data consistently available with consistent values throughout the United States Government trade community; and
- provide a processing faculty equally important as the data, equipped with special tools for analysis and customized reports.
TPIS is used by many federal government agencies for:
- trade policy development (e.g. identifying unusual trade patterns indicating trade barriers);
- trade policy implementation (e.g. developing tariff line item retaliation lists, monitoring textile/apparel and other import quota/restraints);
- trade district analysis;
- publication of reports which contain data on U.S. exports and imports by product group and trading partner; and
- export promotion planning (e.g. analysis of U.S. export capabilities and global competition).
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