Import Genius tracks shipping activity around the world to show you exactly what’s happening in the import-export business.
ImportGenius.com collects and organizes shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world for product shipments into U.S. ports. Records are also available for the imports and exports of a limited number of Latin American countries. These datasets can be used to research what products private and public companies import, investigate connections among trading partners, and analyze industry trends.
In order to access this resource, University of Texas at Austin students, faculty, and staff must create a free account using their university email address.
Free access to detailed global trade data. UN Comtrade is a repository of official trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It contains annual trade statistics starting from 1962 and monthly trade statistics since 2010
Updated regularly. Allows users to find information on any commodity from any country. Includes larger overviews of imports and exports by country and main categories of commodities, such as food or fuels or machinery.
Also includes annual data from more than 130 countries. The data is searchable by commodity and partner country. All values are converted to US dollars and metric units. Coverage varies by country, but dates as far back as 1962 and go up to the most recent year.
Commodities are classified according to SITC (Rev.1 from 1962, Rev.2 from 1976 and Rev.3 from 1988) and the Harmonized System (HS) (from 1988 with revisions in 1996 and 2002). Currently most data are reported according to HS, 2002 version, but the data are available in multiple classifications.