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World Trade Month and Week: May and May 15-21, 2022

Press Release Number CB22-SFS.62

World Trade Month: May 2022

World Trade Week: May 15-21, 2022


World Trade Week, which occurs during the third full week of May, was established in 1935 by President Roosevelt and is recognized annually (since 1948) by presidential proclamation.


Census.gov > Business & Industry > 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 are 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.

Key Stats

From the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis:

NOTE: The image above is cropped at the bottom. Click on the image for the full release. For information on data sources and definitions, go to the explanatory notes in this release or at <www.census.gov/ft900> or <www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/tradnewsrelease.htm.> The March 2022 report (FT‐900) releases on May 4, 2022.

More Stats

From Census.gov > Business & Industry > International Trade:  

Note: A U.S. Census Bureau podcast providing an overview of the International Trade Indicator Program and the vast export and import data available.

From Foreign Trade > U.S. International Trade Data:

After you create an account, select options for Harmonized System (HS) or HS, select Exports or Imports, type a COMMODITY in the Commodity search box, then select options for geography and time. Select Report for data. More information can be found in the Quick Start Guide.

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