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Presentations from Fed chair Janet Yellen, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and a host of researchers amounted to a broad rebuttal of many of the ideas that carried Trump to office at a Fed Conference in August.
“Renegotiating NAFTA and protectionist measures against China will not save jobs,” Faculty Affiliate Ann Harrison said, arguing that the decline in manufacturing jobs was due to labor-saving management and technologies.
he House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved nearly $8 billion in disaster aid in response to Hurricane Harvey. Top Democrats said on Wednesday that they will support linking immediate help for Hurricane Harvey recovery with a short-term debt limit increase of three months. U.S. Trade Gap Widened Less than Expected in July.
President Trump rolls back an Obama era regulation, allowing the Department of Defense to once again transfer excess military equipment to local police. Texas is hit with a Category 4 hurricane, Harvey, causing widespread flooding and damage to a key energy sector of the Unites States.
In 2015, six companies dominated the seed and agricultural chemical markets: BASF and Bayer from Germany, Dow Chemical, Dupont and Monsanto from the United States, and Syngenta from Switzerland. Their combined pest control and seed business generated over 60 billion dollars in revenue. 
Among policymakers, as well as statisticians and analysts, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is considered to be an important macroeconomic variable in defining the makeup of a country’s economy. While the statistical definition of FDI is often debated, the consensus is that the investment into another country must achieve lasting interest in an enterprise in order for it to be considered FDI. 
Export.gov brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.
Quick link to all Import/Export Data by industry: http://export.gov/tradedata/eg_main_018547.asp
International Trade Administration: Office of Trade & Industry Information
The Office of Trade and Industry Information (OTII), as part of the International Trade Administration, seeks to provide a solid foundation of trade and industry data to support the development of national trade policies.
- Global Patterns of U.S. Merchandise Trade
- Product Profiles of U.S. Merchandise Trade with a Selected Market
- Global Patterns of a State’s Exports
- State-by-State Exports to a Selected Market
- Export Product Profile to a Selected Market
Quick link to ITA Statistics page where you can find statistics on the U.S.’s top trading partners, a U.S. Trade Overview, the Exporter Database, and State Trade Reports: http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/tradestatistics/index.asp
Quick link to Data Analysis page where you can search trade data industry: http://trade.gov/data.asp
Quick link to OTII page: http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/otii/index.asp
National Marine Fisheries Service
The Office of Science and Technology is part of the National Marine Fisheries Service (abbreviated “NMFS” and informally known as “NOAA Fisheries”). The Office advocates and ensures the sound scientific basis for NOAA Fisheries science programs and resource conservation and management decisions. The Office is responsible for the National Fisheries Statistics program, including the publication of Fisheries Statistics of the U.S. and Fisheries of the U.S., and management of the Scientific Publications Office.
The Fisheries Statistics Division of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has maintained a foreign trade data base for many years. We have developed a series of programs that can be used to summarize U.S. foreign trade in fishery products for the years 1975 to present. You can summarize the kilos and dollar value by your choice of years, products, countries, and the type of trade.
Quick link to Trade Data page: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st1/trade/index.html
Quick link to OST home page where you can access Recreational and Commercial Fisheries Statistics: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/index
U.S. Census Bureau: National Trade Data
Foreign Trade is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States. If you’re searching for import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics, this is the place to get the information you need. Data are compiled in terms of commodity classification, quantities, values, shipping weights, method of transportation (air or vessel), state of (movement) origin, customs district, customs port, country of destination, and whether contents are domestic goods or exports.
U.S. Census Bureau: State Trade Data
Export and Import data by state. Data include:
- The top 25 commodities for each state, classified by 6-digit Schedule B code.
- The top 25 trading partner countries for each state.
- Annual data, 2009 - 2012