8 Top Online Sources for U.S. Exports Information

Looking for more information about the export of U.S. products and/or services? Here are some useful links to help expedite your online search for U.S. export-related statistics and other information.

United States Census Bureau


The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import related information and statistics. In fact, you will find a wide array of statistics and information on various aspects of the United States at the U.S. Census Bureau website.

Here are few subsections of the U.S. Census Bureau website that provide detailed information and statistics on U.S. exports:

  •  Foreign Trade


The foreign trade section of the U.S. Census Bureau website provides information on import, export and trade deficits. The purpose of this subsection of the U.S. Census Bureau website is to offer in-depth statistics on goods and estimates of services shipped from the United States to other countries. The reports containing statistics of U.S. exports are made and published in monthly, quarterly and yearly formats. The section contains comprehensive statistics and information on U.S. Export History, U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, U.S. Exports by State, U.S. Exports by Port, Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, Special Reports and Data Services, and so on. Along with all these export information and statistics, you will find all the import and export regulations, latest news and so on. The other sections of the website that provide export related statistics and information are subsections of the foreign trade section.

  • Export Statistics


The export statistic section of the website will direct you to many pages in the foreign trade section of the website. In addition to that, this section will steer you to many other economic statistical programs of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • Global Reach Blog


Global Reach Blog is the official blog of foreign trade division of U.S. Census Bureau. The blog posts in this blog discuss various aspects of import and export fluctuations.

CIA World Factbook


CIA world Factbook is a vast source of international information, including U.S. foreign trade data. The statistics found in the CIA Factbook are not as detailed as at the U.S. Census Bureau website, but the country comparison in terms of exports may prove useful.

Trading Economics


Trading Economics is a New York City-based independent website that provides accurate information and statistics for 196 different countries. The data presented at this website is taken from official sources for each country and includes summarized information and statistics on U.S. exports. The most notable characteristic of this website is that it publishes up-to-date information in graphical presentations.

World Trade Organization Website


The World Trade Organization (WTO) publishes trade profiles of all its member countries, and as such provides U.S. export information.

U.S. Energy Information Administration Website


The U.S. Energy Information Administration Website provides weekly energy import and export information for the U.S.

For product or industry-specific export statistics, websites of trade associations may provide offer such information. In a similar vein, you may wish to check trade statistics from other countries to find information about their trade with the U.S.

For example, by looking at Statistics Canada, we can identify export and import information relevant to Canada-U.S. trade.


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