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International Business

This guide is a collection of resources focused on international trade between the U.S. and its trading partners as well as other international business topics of interest.

US trade statistics

Bureau of Industry and Security 

  • Country analysis – statistical analysis of U.S. trade with various countries

International Trade Administration

U.S. Census

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Key resources for international trade statistics

International trade statistics

GlobalEDGE Database of International Business Statistics

  • Export tutorials cover information on export readiness, regulations, finance, sales & marketing, and logistics along with a plethora of useful links to other export-related resources.

International Trade Administration

  • Country Commercial Guides – reports on market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs prepared at U.S. embassies worldwide. Select country of interest, then click on Leading sectors for US exports & investments.
  • Research Center – Research by industry – choose country -- Market research: get market intelligence. Structure of the reports varies, by most include information on best prospects and opportunities.
  • Research Center – Trade Data and Analysis – includes trade statistics at the national, state and metro area level, by industry as well as links to global trade data. Explore a market - the tool uses an algorithm to rank potential markets.

International Trade Centre

The Observatory of Economic Complexity


UN Comtrade Database

World Integrated Trade Solution

World Trade Organization

Exporter and importer characteristics

International Trade Administration

  • Exporter Database - presents annual data on the characteristics of U.S. merchandise exporters. Track companies by export product, destination, number of employees, location, and more.

U.S. Census Bureau