The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.
STAT-USA/Internet includes the National Trade Database (NTDB) and State of the Nation (SOTN). The GLOBUS/NTDB contains over 120 program titles, including market research, country profiles, foreign business contacts, and export "how-to" guides. Additionally, both SOTN and NTDB databases contain libraries of current and recently released information (commonly referred to as the SOTN Library and International Trade Library, respectively). In response to user demand, STAT-USA/Internet includes information from non-federal sources such as the Institute for Supply Management and Cantor/Fitzgerald, among others. Subscribers enjoy quick access to late breaking economic and trade news from the Federal Government, and can keep abreast of important release dates and opportunities. USA Trade Online, provides official U.S. export and import statistics shortly after official release through an user-friendly interface allows charting and graphing capabilities, ranking options, simple calculation, and more. The website now provides port-level data. EuroTrade Online (ETO) provides access to import and export merchandise trade for 25 major European countries. The trade data contains over 12,000 commodities and is based on 8-digit Harmonized System classification structure. Syndicate USA allows subscribers to select the most useful information in business, economics, and international trade and have it delivered to them through various electronic technologies. Paid Training helps subscribers to unleash the full potential of the STAT-USA/Internet and/or USA Trade Online websites. The training can be tailored to fit the subscriber organization's focus and interest areas. During these sessions, the subscribers gain a deeper understanding of business, trade, and economic resources from across the Federal government through a series of practical hands-on learning exercises and case studies.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Federal, State and local agencies, businesses, industries, educational institutions and the general public use this statistical information.
STAT-USA publishes over 100,000 documents, which are updated daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually.
Electronic re-dissemination of files or data from the STAT-USA Products is prohibited without prior approval of STAT-USA.
Please contact STAT-USA for more information.
Subscriptions to or single purchases of STAT-USA Products are available for purchase by the general public.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, 15 U.S.C. 4901 et. seq., 15 U.S.C. 1527a.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
FY 07 $0; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Subscription prices are as follows: STAT-USA/Internet: Annual $200.00, single quarterly $75.00; USA Trade Online: Annual $300.00, single monthly $75.00; EuroTrade Online: Annual $2,900.00, single monthly $1,015.00. Syndicate USA: A standard subscription is based on the volume of information transmitted, the frequency of the transmission and whether the information is electronically re-disseminated to external users. STAT-USA representatives will develop a price quote for an individual user or company. Training: DC Metro area: One-Day - $350 and Two-Day - $500; US: One-Day - $650 and Two-Day - $1,000; and International: One-Day - $350 (+roundtrip air fair) and Two-Day - $500 (+roundtrip air fair). Statistical Abstract CD-ROM: $50 (shipment to a U.S. address), $75 (shipped to a foreign address). For subscriptions, contact: U.S. Department of Commerce, STAT-USA; HCHB Room 4885; Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: (202) 482-1986 or 800-STAT-USA, Fax (202) 482-2164; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Internet http://home.stat-usa.gov.
Regional or Local Office
Forrest Williams, Director, STAT-USA, U.S. Department of Commerce, HCHB Room 4885, Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: (202) 482-3429.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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