Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2016     Views: 99

Use Bloomberg, available in Lippincott Library and Huntsman Hall.
Type ECTR and hit GO to access Bloomberg Trade Flow.
Tables and graphs for world trade including data on total trade, surplus/deficit trade, exports/imports and net exports. Time series start in 1980 and include yearly, quarterly and monthly data. Geographic detail include geographic regions, 251 countries, and geopolitical regions such as BRICS and the EU. Does not include product detail.

Look at UN Comtrade
To customize your data query on Comtrade, click Account Info and enter your email address. Click Data Query and then Express Selection. You can request a time series of exports and imports as far back as 1962 -- use the SITC Rev.1 Classification. For total exports and imports, enter total under Commodity Codes/Text . You can also enter a Reporting Country and a Partner Country.

Access International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade Statistics data through the Global Insight database.
Click on the DataInsight-Web button.
Select Global Economy in the lefthand menu, then select your Geography of interest from the menu in the middle of the page.
On the Concept menu, expand the selections for International Monetary Fund to select Direction Of Trade Statistics (DOTS).
You can change the data frequency (annual or quarterly) from the Frequency button on the right.

For tariff information go to Interactive Tariff and Trade Dataweb - USITC