U.S. foreign trade

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Title:
U.S. foreign trade
Portion of title:
Export and import merchandise
Physical Description:
v. : ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Bureau of the Census
United States -- Bureau of the Census. -- Foreign Trade Division
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
July 1973
Publication Date:
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Imports -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Exports -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Commerce -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
statistics   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Jan. 1971-
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased with Dec. 1973.
Issuing Body:
Prepared by: the Bureau's Foreign Trade Division.
General Note:
"Seasonally adjusted and unadjusted data."
General Note:
"FT 900."
General Note:
Latest issue consulted: Dec. 1973.

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University of Florida
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Related Items

Preceded by:
United States foreign trade. Export and import merchandise trade
Succeeded by:
Summary of U.S. export and import merchandise trade

Full Text

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DEPOSTORY


JULY 1973


Seasonally Adjusted and Unadjusted Data


The Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce,
announced today that during July 1973, seasonally ad-
justed exports, excluding Department of Defense (DODi
Military Assistance Program Grant-Aid shipments,
amounted to $5,868.5 million' and that seasonally
adjusted general imports for July amounted to $5,762.4
million. = July exports were the highest on record
and imports were only slightly below the record high
import total reported in June. Comparable seasonally
adjusted totals for June were $5,778.1 million for exports
and $5,793.6 million for imports.

The Bureau, part of the Department's Social and
Economic Statistics Administration (SESA), stated that
a merchandise trade surplus was recorded for the
month of July. The $106.1 million excess of exports
over Lmports for July was the second timethat a surplus
has been recorded in the monthly U.S. merchandise trade
figures since September 1971. The last month in which
exports exceeded imports was April 1973, when the
surplus was $196.3 million. For the first 7 months of
1973 (January-July), the trade figures were in deficit
by $703.6 million as compared to a deficit of $3,825.1
million for the first 7 months of 1972. These figures
are based on seasonally adjusted data.

During the first 7 months of 1973, exports on a sea-
..:;sonally adjusted basis were at an annual rate of $65,413
.million or about 33 percent higher than the calendar


year 1972 total $49,219 million. Seasonally adjusted
imports for the January-July 1973 period were at an
annual rate of $66,619 million, a level about 20 percent
higher than the calendar year 1972 total of $55,563
million. During the current 4 months, April-July 1973,
seasonally adjusted exports averaged $5,684.1 million
per month, 14 percent higher than the $4,994.8 million
average reported for the preceding 4-month period,
December 1172 March 1973. Imports averaged $5,651.9
million for the current 4 months, about 6 percent more
than the $5,314.0 million average for the previous
4 months.

Seasonally adjusted export and import totals for
selected Schedule A and B commodity sections and
divisions are shown in tables 4and5. (Unlike the overall
totals, the commodity components for exports exclude
foreign merchandise and include DOD Military Assistance
Program Grant-Aid shipments.i

Exports unadjusted for seasonal change and excluding
Military Assistance Program Grant-Aid shipments de-
creased from $5,b5S.4 million in June to $5,321.6
million in July. With Military Assistance Program
Grant-Aid shipments included, July exports were valued
at $5,387." million as compared to the $5,896.9 million
in June. Unadjusted general imports decreased from
$5,000.8 million in June to $5,t.51.8 million in July.


IAdjusted for seasonal and workmgday earsarson, but not for prace level Factors used to adiust 1972and 1973data shoun en the report represent
seasonal adjustment factors derived from monthly data for 1958 1972 and entroduced rn January 1973 combined oth the appropredfe workeng day
althstment factors.
Osmularians of data over at lea t 4 month periods are desrable d


similar series often reflect primarily irregular movements. differences in monthly carry over. etc Recent month to month percent changes ,n the overall
sasonally adjusted export and import series are presented in the following table with average percent month to month rise and decline over longer
periods shown for comparison. The average rise and decline figures exclude percentage changes for (II the periods December 1968 March 1969 and
July-December 1971 because of abnormalities in the data due to effects of dock strikes and 121 periods when negligible changes (zero percent in the
level of exportsimporrs occurred

Month-to-month Average riontil) rates of charge

Series June-July May-June Apr.-May Mar.-Apr. Aersge Iverage 4 months 12 months
1973 1973 1973 1973 rise decline Maar.-July July 1972-
1967-1972 1967-1977 1973 July 1973
iPercent Percent) IPercent Percernt I Percent i Percent 1 iPercenl I Percent i


Exports........ +1..6 -3.1 *2.1 *2.0 +3.9 -3. 7 *2.2 ,3.1
Tiports........ -0.5 *0.6 *8.9 -2. 6 +3.5 -2.4 *1.6 *2.


Inquiries concerning these figures should be addressed to the Chief, Foreign Trade Division. Bureau of the
Census, Washington, D.C. 20233. Tel. Area Code 301. 763-5140.

For sale by the Publication Distribution Section, Social and Economic Statistic Administraiion, Washington. D.C.
20233. Price 10 cents per copy. Annual subscription (FT 900. 975. 985. and 986 combined) $3.00.


U.S. FOREIGN TRADE


AND IMPORT


MERCHANDISE


0 A.M.73-7



0 A.M.


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2



Import Statistics

General imports are a combination o
immediate consumption and entries into
houses. Imports for consumption are a c
entries for immediate consumption and
from warehouses for consumption.

The dollar value shown in the impor
defined generally as the market value 1
country and therefore excludes U.S. ii
freight charges from the foreign country
States, and insurance. Value informati
to be reported on import entries in ac
Sections 402 and -402a of the Tariff A
amended. None of the values have beet
changes in price level.

It is the objective of the compiling
include shipments, insofar as practice
statistics for the month of Lmport, which
the filing date of the import entry or wa
drawal document.' However, because
problems, there has always been acarryo
percentage of items from the actual me
station to a subsequent month, usually t
month. The car re.ver should have little eff
to- month comparisons of overall tot a Is, s i
over of the previous month should compe
for that of the following month.

Export Statistics

Exports of domestic merchandise mcl
ities which are grown, produced, or ma
the United States, and commodities of f
which have been changed in the United St
form in which they were imported, or wh
enhanced in value by further manufacture
States. Exports of foreign merchandise
modities of foreign origin which have
United States as imports and which, a
exportation, are in substantially the sa
as when imported.

The dollar value shown in the export
defined generally as the f.a.s. value at
of exportation. These values have not I
for changes in price level.

In general, compiling procedures pr
inclusion of shipments in the statistics fo


1For shipments by vessel, merchandise i
cluded in the statistics prior to the date
entrance of the vessel (i.e.. the date of
customs manifest for the vessel).


EXPLANATION OF STATISTICS r .,

export. JHowever, as indicatedd above for imports,
because 'of processing problems 'here has always been
)f entries for a carryover of'a small percentage of shipments from
bonded ware- their actual month of s-ipmnent to a subsequent month,
combination of usually the following month. The statement above re-
withdrawals garding the effect of the import carryover generally
applies to exports also.

t statistics is Revisions to the Statistics
n the foreign Revisions are carried intothe statisticsona periodic
import duties, basis. Data for 19"2 and 19"3 appearing in the 1973
to the United monthly issues of this report are presented as follows:
on is required
cordance with 1973 Statistics
ct of 1930, as a. January through November 1973 issues: figures
n adjusted for are as originally issued, except as noted below.

b. December 19"3 issue: figures reflect revisions
procedures to for prior months of the year issued with December
able, in the 1973 statistics.
:h is based on
rehouse with- 1972 Statistics
of processing a. January through May 19"3issues: figures reflect
ver of a small revisions issued with December 1972 statistics or
nth of impor- earlier.
he succeeding
ect on month- b. June through December 19"3 issues: figures
ncethecarry- reflect revisions to 1972 data issued with June
nsate roughly 19-3 statistics.
In addition to the revisions which are made on a
periodic basis, instances may occur where a signif-
icant error in the statistics for a month of the current
ude om year is discovered after the statistics for that month
nufactured in are compiled. If the error is of sufficient importance
nuaciued orin to require correction prior to the time that the regular
foreign origin re'nsions are carried, the correction is made and so
ates from the noted in this report.
ich have been
in the United Sources of Further Information
include com-
entercd the Additional information regarding foreign trade sta-
.t the time of tistics coverage, valuation, etc., is contained in the
me condition following publications: Report FT990, Highlightsof U.S.
Export and Import Trade; FT135, U.S. Imports, General
and Consumption, Schedule A Commodity by Country;
statistics is FT410, U.S. Exports, Schedule B Commodity by Country;
the U.S. port and the Guide to Foreign Trade Statistics. Information
been adjusted regarding additional sources of statistics, the method-
ology used in seasonally adjusting the data, and other
matters relating to foreign trade statistics may be ob-
ovide for the tained from the Bureau of the Census, Washington,
r the month of D.C. 20233.
'With minorexceptions, the date of export for ship-
ments other than oy mail Is the date when the shipment
s not in- leaves the United States, or, in the case of vessel or
of formal air shipments, thedatewhen the carrier departs (or is
the in.wrd cleared) from the port of export. For mail shipments,
thedateof export is considered to be the dateof mailing.








U.S. Exports. General Imports, and Merchandise Trade Balance. Adjusted for Seasonal and Working-Day
Variation: January 1968 to July 1973

(In millions 1 dollars Data are not adiuiled lor uruiudl narrgs ,ni, Hne el 1 ..ct ,|ty or coUvEaq ruI.h d. ha ppens dur.r., tr.ikes anr..J Ohr ei.,l:
rni rm,t ha n, adverse ehiec:l: on tiE Tast.lt,c'I


2000
Arithmetic
scale
- 750

- 500

- 250

0

-250

-500


-750

-1000


I Repreents eN ports o doerr,esc ad vc.Irign mercnand.s e iL..amng D.-irtmr.Er Detr.o n M.I.Iar, AT.la-..,e Piaogr t Grant A.a -n.pmerits
2 Denied as exports Is-e roinote 1 anDvel rr.nuJ gJererail .r.io.rti






Table I. U.S. Exports. General Imports. and Merchandise Trade Balance. Adjusted for Seasonal and Working-Day
Variation, by Month: January 1972 to July 1973
i,, n i..,, .. ... 1r T

P, c ..' .. Mr. r, a r A .. c 1., 4 e. r December


1987:'

p.:r 'c 27.51 3. 4. 1 j4 .j I 1 n i,. *i. 1 1 ,0 1 1 1 Ia I 5 I 1I ? *t 1 41 4,558.0
IMP. i3.l c 31,33d.n 1 4,7 4 : I 1 4 14 4 3* .. ,4 I i 1,t 1,51. 4; 1' 4'4 5,U002.3

lr ..rt -3,*23.1 -J4i ? -4-U 9 6 4 1 .1 .-f01 a 2 ; 1.a 2 I I? ? ?1 444.3
i973'

LBitrl rn .r yo r t J t,7? 4- 34

talnttn *- j.6 1 jin. -1 I -. : ~. 1 .
LJyI. for 19 1 and 19 71 refeitl :..a .rer.i 6ad.. iB.onI f cicr: i .i rc' e i. i nm -r 3 *- f.. I n. | rr r r '
Repnt, er. ti r. ort. or as rt ic .r.i for.rir. -.-rrin l:r t el.ni : r. .r'w. nt 1 -f r.. i l .l- ir I I-... ?i ..'ri 'rni u --, ipments.
C -n t ,r. .e. f .Vr..r ? 4. 41 m .- In eral Im-rI-L;












Table 2. U.S. Exports of Merchandise Showing Department of Defense (DOD) Military Assistance Program


Grant-Aid Shipments, by Month: January 1972 to July 1973

i r. i lrr. ci ll llar' ilrsajc teao 1.. l tl r.prt,.r.t 'umi .1 ur.r-.unri-o lagures .nd henc,' r l arJ y sige1 ly I;n rL fr i m 1 r.,nded B, d n.n.


197'

January\ t-'c.- ber

Janua J ........... .... ....



January
February, .
March. .. .
April .. .
May... .
June.


July.
August .
Septerbt r .
Octob1 r
Novem.. r .
Decemir-. .. .

1973

January Juiy .......... .. .... .........

January .
Februtr .
March .....
April ..
May..
June.


July.
Augus'
Septer.r- r
October
ovee t r..
Decemr. r ....


E Xp.r C r. L uI F.t llu
Grur, -l- if


L4ip.rti- Irciaing
DbIl Crani-44


oi, Gfrant-Ala'


______ ______ ______ 4 T 9 ______


i r- ,fiC.,










27. 513.t



S,74 3
3,m`3. 9
3.164 3
3,t'20.4
.3,a 1 .6
3 471.,



I196.5
1,176.4
,314.3
3 ,4779.
4 a,!.')




34,147.6




SJl9.1


a.77 .1

,7e68.
"eaR7


.n'








19, :'1.E

27,6116. 5



3,806,6




4 ,136.6
,I I,7A n


1.676,9

4'593. 9

4 441.0

4 1 1 I










4 ri3.0


',ai .4


5, i:'i .


,..ajust -a


48,419 1

??. 166. 4



3. 7 7.7
3,721. .
4 ,45.6
3,813.3
3 qlifn 7S



3,61R 3
3,663.9
3,f93.4
4,319.7
S1,496..
4,61 '.




37,675.i

4.677 7



-,456.4
9,9?6..



5,239.6


1 r Ir,.,







41,71.,

27.96.9



3.864 .a
3.816.4
1 .344.01
3.93b.4
4,11 m.3
4 ,OEO. 7


3, 2.9
3 979.J
4 .fln .6
4, aS. i
4,613. ;
4 7.2.7




38 ,609.8

.1 ,.7 .1
4, 00.6
i,97' 7

6,1164 .0



5,387.7


48,?7I.6

?7?,S09.0



3.815.6
3, 159.4
4 5'6i. 1
j,eE'3.3
4 ,123.4
3 977.;


.1 684.4
3, n9. 5
3,936..6
4 .147.

4 49. 2




37.988.1

4 19. 5

5 46 .7
,491 .
S m67 7
5 793,4


5.306i.9


Total


ect e1 rn
Surnp


Oth-r


'Adjusted fcr ~a: a i a ad 1 ..-rlr.. -,a% .r il, r u a ua,.s. .n t f4 iori r -.a .a in j;i,'air) 144 3. S c f ..I note i c. front pare
tData diffe. rIe in.:- r- I-. a r [k -, r. i 1 i -,. i r f. r b ,a .'re I E. all I r:r. ,. EIt -I 1l J. I rt. .rl. F., a l. rtne r n pI.na-
tion. see footr--.,l I'' a b-1 ni ..p ri r I tr.. ic Mrl Cr.1 c > i r2p rr ..J irp..rt
"Annual total ,. .1.r- f .r i -I -..I 1. i a i In ..ra I i ....rl .,1. .*-h ui .-n fn r -. ii '' i .






Table 3. U.S. Imports of Merchandise, by Month: January 1972 to July 1973

In milli .: j a li i La a 1 a '. r ,, .- r.r*.ji-1-3 v i"ur I** -n. .-.- -ri : 1 gr. i f irn :u h f rcur.neo a.rint


Per, ]


January-December......

January-July ............. .... .... .. .

January..............
February..............
March.............
April ..............
May ....... ........ .
June ........ ...

July.. .... ......
August...........
September..............
October...............
November..............
December............


1972

r ral I p.. rt :

2 J:'I l[ n s.lu E. o


31,3jf.9


4 47 ;.


4,41 ..
a 4ai. i
4.46 7

aba6 IJ
S76 i' u
i ,6 :, 7


1, ''3c.3


34,339.0





4 .17 4.
4 7, 6. I
a I.6




4.313.4
41 i27.1
1,4 91.4

n,'L 1.4
4 ,19 .;


l"'1''''
I'
i.nacp'4.c.


.1.'.1...

=.a1.;4.
54 14.5





31,76,.5
139.i
4 all.
4 r4. I .* '
s,414.7

4 6^9.4 1



' l43.


4,763. -

4 ^760..i


1473

Genera l .rp rt=:

reas'n'l i v
a au itea' Ii =, 4


38,861.3

a.: 4C.0
, >10.8
5,43:.1

5,760 7
,793 64

5,762.4


368,95. 1

5,1?3 0
4 ,-44 .6
5. 5aa5.6
5 347.3
6,OJ? o



5,651.8


I.,prt "
foe
Son.:umpt ton
un aE'Jui ,ted


38,616.5

1,368.2
4,930.0
5 ,563.9
'.. 87.5
6,008.4
5,346.8

a,591.7


'Adjusted for seaso-. .r r1. -i.. ,.r., ru -. ., "7 _i n I .1,. i m..r i i, r r..-,au,-.i ,r. ir,,u r. 197;3, ;-e idoina.te I .n r1 l Fage.
Annual total is not n .r f ..-. r.,lr. j3 .,. ,d .v1 .r.n i1t :.l :r.*ula t,,. :cad f.r 1nrhu1l total









5
Table 4. U.S. Exports of Domestic Merchandise Including Department ol Defense (DOD) Military Assistance Program

Grant-Aid Shipments--Schedule B Sections and Selected Divisions. Seasonally Adjusted and Unadjusted. by Month:
January 1972 to July 1973

In r.ili ,i ns ni1 aoil ar Unjnalu-ti a Li:[al r:pr e.,.t i ur, I jr nr rn Fn i Liur. n9] r.(9ric rWd. ,iar4 'l6r. l. Ir. .r un I '. i- 'r.,. .r.-,-.,

i -h e- al ? u T i r,: in. = 11. mi.,1 ni i- r=:'

0 1 3 I 6I 7' 71 '2 73



1972

lanu rv-July......... .. .. 2.897.1 61:. ?.74 .9 ?93. 14 .9 :, 7?1.6 12 017 A '.9 ',068.7 4.64 .2 1 5.. 93?.2

J3r..uar; ... 3o5.6 177 .0 402.6 141.6 ; 37,. i",, il 1 ,76n.9 1 .2 313 1 636 = 9 14t! 1
FebrI ur) .. 79.6 52. l 376.1 I' .3 '34. 317 i a5.3 I .1l?. 73.3. cin.. 61 .I 46. I 17.1
March... .. .. 368.1 55.-) 1'. 3 1 i .2 319." 93 u 1,' .'.4 ".. 71 2 ?ij '1 133
Apr I .. ... 382.0 41.3 91.4 ?'9.. 33. 303. 3 1 i.7 1,691 .B 749 a a,. 7 1 45. .. 4 5 144.7
My. .... 445.9 60.4 3k4.hL 124.9 '42. 16 ,n 38 .6 1,6 6.7 A75 ." ?J3 1 71]8.1j 7?7. 5 13.7.9
June. 471.4 56.7 370.1 11k. 7 '6 .1 3.1 I J' .6 .7le 7 774 j,31.9 '.34.6 .6,4.0 '131.4
July .... 464.2 .9.3 416.1 114 I '41 329 A a.n1.3 I,,'i.3 79.i 3.36.1 **0 6 ti7 4 *ll. 6
Algua ... 495.. 6;.2 403.35 j.5 '3e 3 329 i1 431.7 1,66 n t ll., JUn.6 7.3 ] j.4. Ilt.u
SeptemOer .. 329.9 .53.0 360.8 117.7 '36.3 34.A.0 121.7 1 ,b6i.,7 w0. 31 7 6 7 6 '1".
October. .. .... .. .37.2 69.6 475.7 1 .n6 '1 4 i.7 5 1.. 1 4'..3 63n-.4 327 .'' 9.3 ."'. *'131.0
Not'erber.. .. .. .. 55.2 67.0 51J. 1l 141.5 '4 6 347. 437.6 ,9e3.1 I i.' i, 1 '1 I7.i 'l'. 7
DI cerbh r. .. ... 611.3 .6.5 190.4 133.5 31.4 396.) 43 .. 1,91'. 1 47.i 3: 7 7 617. '13! .i

1973

Janar. ry- Ja l ......... .. 5,778.8 612.6 4.855.1 92. 4 '36.1 0 l, J, 1i 9 .6.7 6.1''?. 4 2.76..0 .964.6 2.176.1 1 ,'71.5

January ... .. 685,8 86.7 531.2 126.2 '14.0 437.0 49.7 2, 044 3 ,,. 3 3nt 9 751) 2 9.h 'll.,]
Febru.r .. ... .6 10ii.1 6?2.2 12d.9 144.8 392.. u62. 5 ?,06O 2 i0li I 7?9 7 'l1 a :"' ? 1 2.6
Maer, ...... ........ 799.1 87.9 759 4 1 3 9 '61."-1 a15. 18 2,14-. 1 916.1 317 .. 910. 4 .-4 : 14 .i
April .. ... ... .. 819.3 104l.0 707.4 140.7 '9-.) 462 6 5A4. ,L 1244.6 '4!5.1 3 5 C.l i 3 it. a16 .4
May 823.2 5 ,2. 77 .0 129.0 .1 425.. 39.6 ,216.0 %u 3.39 3 .33 j.% 1 t.7
June .. .. .... ... 941.2 71.4 67j q9 31.11 i 9. 45 I.2 .61.? : ,?)6.o 6]3 i I .. .3. I '13 i. I1
july. .. .. .. 9.5.4 6 19.u 47 0 '.4 4 I .0 16. 7 1,33 .: 7.A '' 3 ;7. 193 '
Augurt ... ........
SepLire r. ... .
October. ... .......
hove be r........ ....
December ... ...




1972

January-D Lc .tFber .. ; ,660.- 906.5 .3.3,. 1 6?. iu .O0 1,!32.- 4 u4. .1 ?. 9 53m 3i I.i i,99 3 17' 1, -9.4

January-July .......... 7. i9.9 491. 2.733.5 6.3 .6 Jll. 2,33 7.1 2.7'5.9 1' 392.0 9.,18.1 ,079..] 1, -..9 1.63 .7 932.'

January. .. .. 379.9 126.7. J98.4 116.1 5' 1 337. 3J 7 ? 1 .- 9. 719 9" t .11 1 ?40. 11i4.3
FeDruarv 37?.7 11-.1 ]7i.3 lutO.6 39.5 351 39 ?.0 1 .-36..6 49. 2'6. ? ;09 m ?.u.9 117.4
March ........ .... J76 5 19 5 1) ..5 13 3. 36.2 34 4 J34.- 2 *',3.j1 96 1 3?:'.6 p 6 24 133.9
April 3617. 3 3 J3.9.2 1 1.- 1 1 ? ] 3. ].3 6 I), 6 1 743.14 791.4 "1 .' 71.4 114.7
May.. .. .. 449.,1 5 .i 197.' 135.6 I .':: .J1 al ." 3 I,.'3.K a ,, iL t. 7.7 4 J .4 3 137.9
Jur,........ .... 474 3 54.7 371.6 1?.'.9 9..1 33 3 .'>3.4 I 7 .. 30-j.3 .* .4 131.1
Jul ......... .. .. 436.4 59.7 362.0 l0: 9 11.3 337.t 374 1 5 .1 4' 2 .6 .' 1t 11. 6
Aujusi .. ... 9.1 66.2 313.2 137.. 3,.3 ]34 I 421. I 6"J. 766.4 296aj 61,1 I '6 .3
September ... .. iL7.2 76 311 1 130.3 36.3 335.9 40".7 1 "jq.7 '.:.. 3'9 i '3.3 1. 26.
October .. ... ..... 55S.6 W.- 50').1) 13;.l 35 2 39? 113.7 1.A 3.9 7 6 4 314 7.1a :. 1 l1.0n
ove er. ....... 6153.; -A. 6..i 11d.9 47.8 J311. a?26. I t3 1 41 341.3 ,'1 t :4.' ? 17.7
Dece-.ber... 6 .0 903. 566.4 101.4 35.9 3/,6 i 410 I 1 1i 2 861 J37.1 :3.1 '"6.3 131.0

1973

Jinuar Jul ............ 5.614.31 04.i 4,:'7.? b86.1 3 1 ..3 3 07'.9 3.75 .6 15 6r..A 6 .,: .L ,77' 6,L61.E ?.16 .9 1.00 6.5

January.. .. .. ... .. 56.6 6 5.. 1 16.4 4.3 4 0 l 0j. 4,7e.. 1,9 .6.4 9 .. 3. 4 1 :7 7 .1 116 ,
February. .. 669.4 74.5 663.1 106.7 1i 9 3 1.7 15;.6e 2,0''6.9 870. 4u52." 9 ij 2 7,... 132.6
March .. ...... ... 607.3 7,.4 _40.7 1; 1. 61.0 141 .6 14 2, 2 7. 1,1 34 7 1.9 7 Iu 3.14 32?.7" 115.
April... .. 767.9 71 716.0 149.0 3,..- 443. n 64.9 2.'0'0 9;1.J 3, dmi' I 321 i69. .
May. ... ........ 81.17 68.1 77 7 141.0 A5 .4 460, 7) 3?1 .4 2,569.7 1,031.; 43q.S 1,,93.. 331 : 14E 7
June....... ... 496 73.3 678. 137.6 5.9 47.1 57. 2,317.7 I ,0i 5.0 413. .89.0 34. l 171,1
July. .......... 901.9 7:2.1 3l1.7 I851 .9 148.. :.. 2."50U. ] l45.4 391.5 6.7.1 308 9 193.2
Au ui .. .. ...
September ..
Ocrt inr... ..
hon 'ner .. .......
December ..

'Schedulr E6 -ctiiorn ..9r selected alii ,.n rte=, riptlion are -i Ioilu'-

0. Foo.o an. tie arnil,- 7 Macl.in r lr. a tr. rr.np rt xqui[ga. p t
1. Beverages and tobacco i. Mr.iIner) -'her than .eIrinr
2. Cruae eateriLla. inealole, encepi fuels 72 [Ler eriCal -.echint ry, ailnar..tu. arn appi iapLF
3. Mineral fuel'. lubrlcar.tl aIna r4 1t9, J maenrlaMl 73. Tr7,r=p' r eIquipr9.9n
4. Aretnul ur.a Legriunie r9i]1 a,.o lat' i Misc .grIln.*uuv ianufaclured arlcl- r...-.c.
5. Chemical 4. C.:r.F 31 it ar. n ranr-aci-on1 cl s-if lca :corroin tl kind
6. Manufactur.o g.:.lau; la' ii 'iea :r.'.. I) lhi 7.iater
'5eas nal l) adju t.- o iaure. I.-.r 'ecr or9, 7 may I llicr -l ie rl i r 'n i 'n -ur. -.i, 1 ,i'." ..r0n 72 =.,r. ath 1 I"a. -perf *.rTlk ,ju- .1(
"Adjustea far aeaEonal -pa c rkrne-lay .riniar u: ir, ie-n al .3iu it= n3 faC1r1 i ntr.auc.J .r a ..-r" ]nr73. 'ii f.ortin .L I Irr, Ir E. pa.e
Annual oltals are not sho rn for F..son. llI ajuLued data n rnaoute.i O h u.] be ueud I'or ant..i 1 [ .1, i-he lueil ti.., '. .l. in
this table and s 9.11r o-ver.ual w 1 -.,h rail- i- tlabl-s I rnn ? -'rF a.ju-l.-a mah L-:nenr.ltl
'In the absence ,.f pe-..'n raDl s.-aronal patler.ns 1 .r thi- s-. r., n-. -.Ca:nal a9 ust1.-l l..lc r 9 n'.- Da-. .r ppl-, I. d..r .











Table 5. U.S. General Imports-Schedule A Sections, Seasonally Adjusted and Unadjusted by Month:
January 1972 to July 1973


ir. I r.; .. '0. laurf LaOju'LOa T 131


bAlrth
tprI .

1. .....


lugu.1.
cupl011,.9C.
a "t't r .
'.C s7.*ber .
[ -, e r .

1973


r,.ar)-Jul ... ........
*j.r. r .. .


Mxr n

M r ... .
u .



S-pt-- r..




O'I.rTr'i ,. e r. .

C t r .. .









Mar,: t -In
J ,r. .f.. .... .






lau ar ..... ......
Jra<* .r* .. .r .
arc, ..

r o .r, .- .. .. ..

lut .
ju.,- .

u.i ir .. .




i c'-'e t r r









'arcr ..
1pi i .
ur. .. .


3.304.3

64.?

467.71
476.. !
513.4

308. 7
4h.J
b6; .,)








4.456.8


63 .7

6 L .6
724 .
P37. 3
603. "


3. 569. i



511 2
412.9

5?n. t

401.3

5i .

.42.
S39. ,





410.. 2

6r6 1
630. L
6,-.3
732.7

398.9


1, 0 9. I




63.5
64.0
160.9
Se. 3



63.


lI 7. 1

99.i




662.2

109.2
76.1

4.9
10?.5
9.34
94.4


repre en' ;us, of unr ur.seo I iure- .ara r.en.-e mCai, Ear si .hily frIn suUi. of rounded a-.ournts,


2. 169.9

316.7
313.4
3.13.7
321.2
312.1
303. 2
319.3
291.2
333 ?
112.3

339.6




2.6?o .'.

400.
403.6

4 17?.
407.3
41- 1
4 I'-. 3


3,@i9 A

.i3 i? 7


'6.4
313.4
1 I6 .

314.1

316.9
1164 7

J36 I


324.9




2.640.5


341.5
163.8
396 3

453.1
431.3


..Ibe. ule 4 section9 '

0 1 |4 a l 5 6 7 u 9

c aJonalIy dalu.te14

1--- I I Il I -


2,6 78.

371.0
369.1
374.?




40i. ?
192.0
134.9
19. 1
430.4
441. 3




3. 69.0

466.5
308. 1
31 .

626.3
.il 03
=7n. n


2.684.4


3" .-.4
3 V. a
354.9
37i 3
373. I
376.4
100 ?

4439.1
4l. .0

415 .







194.9
0395.1
502. ?
6019.4
6-4. 3
4.34.9


1,147.1

163.7
133.2
i69.6
L17.3
155.?
110.2
160.9
163.2
178.5
L64.

187. 5




1.372.7

181.
:12. I
[IF .3
L95. 3
196.6
211 .9
198.7


Linaj u. 1ten


: ,01 .6

1,I78.0

159. 3


187.7
1I9.0
71 :.
114 .?
Ih. 1
;9.0

177.4
166.4




1.411.'

1: 9.1
190.."
202. 7
221.9
213.1
20b. 7
185.8


6.33.8


903.6
892.3
620 7
816. 9
960.3
975.6
1,000.1
951. 1
1 046.7
1,044.3
1 ,0 1 I. s




7.631 .a

1,074.5
1,162.9
1,075.0
962.9
1, 069.
1,096.6
I, 186.0


11,42-1.5
S411 U.

6.360.5

C7! .6
600.6
930.0
IN5. 1
04MB. I
993.1

940.4
194
9I39.7

1,017.
968.1




7.646.1

107.6
,63 9
1,;01.2
992.8

1 ,llt.
1.192.7


9,786.7

1,86. 9
1, 362. 3
1,51 .3
I ,341.6

1,394.9
1,417.2
1,601 1
1,386 1
L,I F.7 8
1,701n 7
I, 5!6.5




12,0386.6

1,619.2
1, 64 9

1 563.5
1,773 I

1,860.7


17 4013.6

10 026.8


1,33 i
1,668.1
1,179.
1,566.
I,531 6
1, 47.2
1,370.6
"73.6
'r623.6
1,713.6
,1923 .




12.332.2

1,67".

1,813.0
1,710 1
1,954.3
1,919.2
1,700.7


3,937.7

572.6
L41 6
610.4
% 9.3
534.8
5A2 3
366. 3
60U1.9
181 .
%66. 7
61)9 2
620. 1




4,678.9

653.1
666. 1
667.9
639.9

705.6
658.5


6,910.6

3 BOE.2

516 9
174. I
610.14
96. 11
524 .7
530.9
395.9

603.0
618.2
621 .4
563.11




4,536.0

631.5

643.'
609.8
64 ?.7
697.1
720.4


'894.2

'127.2
1116.0
'133.0
S127.3
'132.2
'131.9
'126.5
)135.6
'132.7
'147.1
'143.9
'144.6




'1,030.4

'162.8
112B.?7
'151.3
'14 1.4
'111.6
'1l60.9
1153.8


1,596.0


894.2

127.2
116.0
133.0
127.3
132.2
131.9
1i6.5
135.6
132.7
117.1
143.9
114.6




1.030.4

162.8
128.7
151.3
141.4
131.6
160.9
153.8


I? r ],,1 4 : .I.,r, ne :,-rll ,-- cr* e : I -lI .
1 1 3- 1 <1 1 r r.

4 m.r 3 I E I
ruT a, i 4rE~ ,r.'4, 0,e e relt ru4l4
] ,llrI al r .. : 1,6err.E namU ra Ia .( ,;,a I r1 l
4 -r mi ar .,r r .i. 1: .r._l 3 .1=


3 *r~ep4cal3


Mani a cturea o -n; r i .ea cI. eil br ua.er al
Mac r., r, ai.i Lra inspor qui ipE.'Er.1
M. I:. lla ecu ra.ufacturea artlic rr e :
5.ur'. 74 ,, 1itIr" rn .. rar LA L 0r, 4 nol c l:n. 1 ae a t. o n Ardn 1.j in


,.. Irn f .. :- r .. 1.rln -O, ur. a ..r| Ij'. r.g dsa .Pal i i I. t, I ac tI i, r r c n Januar- 197J Ste flu. n,ai 1 Ior. I Ir-.t p fcge
Ar.ua I.. E. : a r, r r .. I I .. 7. 04r.,1 a.,i1t0 0-.1 U.a1u.ted cal. -p 6 be. ..e0a mr ann,.al rot,4 The M listed .-, lOn tol als In
ir l nll r a1 n i .. Ii .-r ;i i. I.: ll 1 ; e'- I a1l 3 -Cr E lu f o In oe pinaonL .
ir, .. F I f1 i r. ,- I rrEa :u 4i I p a er. = 1 If -r.ti,.,, r, ,- aur. al ad u IrEnt facter- ha-' 0er0 1p0 tCea tI. ate.


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