This guide provides links to a wide range of policy and statistical information relating to foreign trade from official government sources, think tanks and international intergovernmental organiszations

Trade Policy

Global Markets Action Plan
Agri-Food Trade Policy

Report Card on Performance in Trade and Investment

Canada's State of Trade

Research on Trade

Statistics

Canadian International Development Platform - Trade Portal

Global Affairs Canada

Industry Canada

Trade Data Online

Library of Parliament

Trade and Investment Series Presentation ready information on Canada's merchandise trade, trade in services and foreign investment in selected countries. Merchandise trade of the provinces and territories, as well.
Current Publications: Business, industry and trade

Statistics Canada

Trade Development

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Industry, Markets and Trade
Canadian Commercial Corporation
Export Development Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Export, Import, Invest in Canada
Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Negotiations, Agreements, Controls and Remedies

Canadian International Trade Tribunal
Dispute Settlement
Export and Import Controls
Opening New Markets: Trade Negotiations and Agreements
Tariff Information by Country

 

 

U.S. Government Trade Agencies

Trade Policy

National Export Strategy (International Trade Administration)
Trade Policy Agenda and Annual Report (Office of the United States Trade Representative) - under Reports and Publications

Research

Statistics

Bureau of Economic Analysis - Trade in Goods and Services

Census Bureau - Foreign Trade
USA Trade Online - the Library does not have a subscription

Department of Agriculture. Foreign Agricultural Service has four databases: Export Sales Reporting; Global Agricultural Information Network; Global Agricultural Trade System and Production, Supply and Distribution (U.S. and Key Producing/Consuming Countries)

Export.gov - Trade Data and Analysis (National, State and Metro)
National leads to Trade Stats Express and the Trade Policy Information System

International Trade Administration
Trade Statistics
Virtual World Trade Reference Room

International Trade Administration. Office of Trade and Economic Analysis
Trade Policy Information System (uses UN Comtrade data)

International Trade Commission
Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb - free registration. The trade data is supplied by the Bureau of the Census.
Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade (from 1997 -)
Year in Trade (from 1995 - )

Trade Development

export.gov
Export-Import Bank of the United States
International Trade Administration - Top Markets: a Market Assessment Tool
Trade and Development Agency

Trade Negotiations, Agreements, Controls and Remedies

Bureau of Industry and Security

Department of State
Trade Policy and Negotiations (Office of Agricultural Policy; Office of Bilateral Trade Affairs; Office of Multilateral Trade Affairs)

International Trade Administration. Office of Negotiations and Analysis

Office of the United States Trade Representative
National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers - under Reports and Publications - lists trade irritants
Trade Agreements

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - International Programs - Imports and Exports (FDA regulated products)

 

American Society of International Law

Asian Development Bank - Regional Cooperation and Integration
Asian Regional Integration Center - Economic and Financial Indicators

CARICOM - Regional Trade Information System TradSys Online

European Union - Trade Policy
Eurostat - International Trade

globalEdge Insights by Trade Bloc

Inter-American Development Bank - Information System on Integration and Trade

International Monetary Fund - Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)

International Trade Centre
Lega Carta: the Comprehensive Multilateral Trade Rules Database

Organization For Economic Co-operation and Development
AMAD - Agricultural Market Access Database
OECD-iLibrary
Trade

Organization of American States - Trade
direct link to the Foreign Trade Information System

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - Statistics
UNCTAD - Trade Analysis Information System (TRAINS) is available in the World Bank DataBank
details trade control measures, including types of tariffs

United Nations Statistical Office - UN Comtrade Database
some trade of goods available in UN data

World Bank - Trade and International Integration - Trade Data
TCdata360 - data on open trade and competitiveness

World Integrated Trade Solution (UNCTAD, World Bank, UNSD, WTO, International Trade Center)

World Customs Organization - Topics

World Trade Organization