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In light of the disputed actions of President Trump at the recent G7 summit, Faculty Affiliate Mauro Guillen discusses the pitfalls of protectionism and challenges popular critiques of free trade.
Speaker Ryan is bringing up two pieces of legislation aimed at immigration and the crisis of children separated from their families at the border; The Supreme Court passed up two opportunities to rule on partisan favoritism in drawing voting districts; The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 103.01 points due to trade conflict.
President Trump announced Friday he would not sign a GOP compromise immigration bill; The President announced Friday that the US would levy 25% tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods; The GDP is projected to grow at a four percent annualized rate in the 2nd quarter this year.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a $23.4 billion financial services spending bill that includes a boost to IRS funding; Stock markets continue to rise despite President Trump’s contentious performance at the Group of Seven summit; New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week; U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May; Prices for U.S. imports increased 0.6 percent for the second consecutive month in May.
The World Trade Organization said Mexico has filed a formal complaint against the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs; Senate Democrats signed a letter urging Paul Ryan to hold a vote on a bill that would restore the FCC’s net neutrality rules; Initial jobless claims totaled below previous projections; EIA Natural Gas Report demonstrates a new increase in working gas
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