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International Trade Data

US Sources -- Online

US Sources -- Print

  • The US Bureau of the Census published detailed statistics on imports and exports prior to the advent of computerized databases. The titles change over time but the series are shelved in Regenstein B-level bookstacks in the general call number range of HF 105.C95
    The Guide to Trade Statistics, call number HF105.A625, can help identify  titles, but it was first published in 1967.
  • Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries
    Regenstein Bookstacks, call number HF 105.B3 Covers 1855-1912

International Data -- Starting Point

Other Sources for International Data

League of Nations Publications

  • 1910-1945 are covered in a series on Balances of Payments and Foreign Trade
    Regenstein Bookstacks, call number HF 1014.‚ÄčA2L5

United Nations Publications

  • Yearbook of International Trade Statistics 1950 - present
    Regenstein Bookstacks, HF 91.U47

US Government Publications

  • World Trade in Commodities (1940-1950)
    Regenstein Bookstacks, HF 105.A6027
    Selected statistics from all over the world
  • World Trade Information Service (1954-1960)
    Regenstein Bookstacks, HF 105.C95
    Statistics and reports on the US and many other countries