United States foreign trade

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Title:
United States foreign trade
Series Title:
FT ;
Uniform Title:
United States post-war foreign waterborne commerce, January-October 1946
Portion of title:
Water-borne trade by United States port
Physical Description:
v. : ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Bureau of the Census
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
Place of Publication:
Washington
Creation Date:
February 1948
Publication Date:
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

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

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Jan. 1946-Mar. 1953.
General Note:
Monthly with annual cumulation.
General Note:
Includes: United States post-war foreign waterborne commerce, January-October 1946 (issued 1947).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 004696557
oclc - 20052985
System ID:
AA00009363:00011

Related Items

Succeeded by:
United States foreign trade. Summary report, FT973-I, Water-borne trade by trade areas, imports
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United States foreign trade. Summary report, FT973-E, Water-borne trade by trade areas, exports
Succeeded by:
Department of Defense controlled cargo exported by vessel under the United States foreign aid programs and "special category" non-Department of Defense controlled cargo exported by vessel
Succeeded by:
United States foreign trade. Shipping weight and dollar value of merchandise laden on and unladen from vessels at United States ports ...
Succeeded by:
U.S. waterborne exports and general imports; trade area, district, port, type service and U.S. flag


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'. "BFOR IMMEDIT .RELEAM E
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SThe Bureau or the Ceneus, Department of Comerce, announced today that.che
United Statee water-borne foreign commerce Which totaled 9,509,000 long tons ($120.4
million) during February In comparison with the January figure of 9,756,000 long tone
'C mm *($~12.9.3 million) represented a s percent .decrease In shipping weight with no significant
S. change in value. A coaparieon with the 1947 monthly average (13,668,000 long tone at
.. 1 1i ,,. $187.9 million), however, Indicated a 30 percent drop In shipping weight accompanied by
M .S4e a pereomt loes in value.
.g. -as
3 1. 94 Combined export-Import shipments on dry cargo vessels, which comprised 92'psI-
1 5. cantorf the total foreign trade tonnage during February, declined 6 percent in wight
S 2 .1 but increased 6 percent in value from 7.209,000 long tons ($1167.0 miUllon) ln January
to 6,077,000 long tone ($1173.5 million) this month. Although combined tank r shipm an
.; 'in February, amounting to 2,631,000 long tone or 28 percent ot ths totaltonnage.,..ln-
v T: e.. creased 3 percent over the January abhpping weight of 2,565,00 long tone, the valuo'o
-" thesse Saipients dropped 8 percent from 562.3 million In January to $5?.0 million.
4 1111 bu e .- .
-* [From January to February water-borne exports declined 8 percent la eight and
-l 1 5 percent in value from Sf796,000 long tons ($811.4 million) to 5,813,000 long tons
tea ofaon ; ($772.6 million), whale Inports rose 6 percent in tonnage and 10 percent to value rrom
SI3,99,000 long tone valued at S417.9 million to 4,196,000 long tons valued at 5457.8
,7Ru. million.
5.P595 *
h 6 Atlantic Coast Ports.-During February the foreign water-borne conierce of all Atlantic
4 Coast ports asmonted to 6,715,000 long.tonr valued at $892.6 million or 71 percent of
S*50 the shipping weight and 73 percent of the value of the total foreign trade of the United
Sw States, ThiB represented- a decrease of 2 percent In shipping' eight bat a 1 percent
.5 -, gain in value when compared with the January trade of 6,864,000 long tons at $882.8
S. S W million.
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SExports in this area totaled 3,306,000 long tons and $5s .5 t llho, while lo-
S- pDaorta amounted to 3,408,000 long tons and 5367.1 million.

SExport trade at New York, Baltimore, and Philadelphia reached 770,000 long
ramr:3'a tons ($414.8 million). 624,000 long tons $30.4 lllltbn), and 273,000 long tons ($28.6
m ll. tn), respectively, khle Import trade totaled 1,309,000 long tone ($233.1 million),
tPs. 664,000 long tons ($19.9 million) and 645,000 long tons (38.9 million).

a.: fUni. Caust Pote.--ghte)hY n percent or the shipping weight and 17 percent of the value
4V 4a.M Of ag*ll exports and parts during February or 1,738,000 long tons.($213.7 million) were
4 a handled tn Gulf part. Foreign trade shipping weight In thil region during February was
7 gs 11 percent under the January level of 1,I 4,;000 long tons and 30 percent less than the
l ... 1947 monthly average of 8,4 8 00 long tons, Exports amounted to 1,280,000 long tons at
"-.enau0 i l n t to 458,000 long tone at $55.8 11d10o this month.

SNw M arleans ladled exports totaling 305,000 long tone (S56.1 million) and Im-
.a ports asmoilting 'to .240,000 long. tons ($35.8 million), 8 percent of the total United
5 t States expert and Import tonages In February.

P ettlfw-Cafst Porte.-Foreign water-borne trade at Pacific Coast ports during February
-in" llreased' i percent in shipping weight and 2 percent in value, from 973,000 long tons
i s11Z i mitllfon) to 881,000 long tone (5120.4 mill-on). lbrchaeinae exported from this
s% erareawtbtaila 64B,OM.A long toa (8786. million), while Iamprts amounted to 2386,000 long
d b-ir tO iAt z miluin). Pacific Coast ports accounted for 9 percent of the total shipping
S. tialiibii andidf: 10 pareent of the total value oft United States wateb-horn traffie in
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S Ot l~at PoLriar .-ppMl atfely ane percent of the tonnage so Unitted BSta~ s water-borne
i. elromn lyS ladled by aGreat lakw ports during February. rom January to February
St:,;e Smgn ta~ a t aeat Laise ~orte aropped 17 percent in weight fror UO,ab long taon
; O. UOa,wD long toan res .mindat a aalue of $ .1 million for both mo ms.

Tfhs.tab -oa i follonang page presents the whipping ight. or the water-bomr
m:in.X1btai of. t ahe-Uited States during Febnry and Jamnuary 19M, and the monthly
'S miA** r Wths jeer lB47: r type orf Wesi and o oatal Uwam.

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Coverage


Expert figures include reexports and Lend-Lease and UNRRA
shipments, trade between the Territories and Poasaisions of the
United-States (Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico) and foreign
countries, and shipments to United States government agencies.
Excluded fro export figures are ehlpmente to the United States
aimed forces abroad for their m use, eblIpnts by the Depart-
nat of the Ary to occupied countries under tas Civilian Supply
Program, shtpente between Continental United States and the
Territories and Posesenlons, and shipments between the Terri-
tories and Posseessons. Exports by vessel are credited to
the Custome District and port at which the marchandlee was
laden.


The Oinprt figures are general imports SAq re rw .i
total of imports for mediate consiuptoan plAS.' *itiA
Custom bonded storage and manfancturing warqhbouls; a
by vessel are credited to the Customs District and ptM $ 'p t
the merchandise was unladen, evn though this may be ai
from the Cuesti District In which the goods were qnDa"rl
warehouses or entered for tiaedate eonsumption.
Shipmnts op Ary or Navy operated veseala aMnd ahliei
transit through the United States trom on foreign ea t7
another are not included in either the iort or export 4
None of the export or Import figures have been adjiutSo
change in price level.
The data presented In the following tables are prel lt
and include revisions which have been mee since the MrelWUlN
data for January 1948.

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PORRUIO TRAIN 1 EIORTS DP THE BUBRAU OF TrH C0MS

Summary reports showin manthl data o Uniited States foreign trade mae issued a fbllmes

PT 900 Ovel total export ad part data; no oumnt z or oomadi ty detail.
F 950 sports nd imports by manami oalassese ad leading wamdl ties; no nountry detl..
PF 950 Exparts aid iapoert by countries of destination and origin; no comodity data.
Pf 970 Frastln trad by tatted Staits Custom Distrnilct no aomodity or oountr data.
FT 972 iatrf-bonze fo sti trade by titled States Custom a atriot lD d.ports.
V? 97 Eater-borm foreign trade by trade area.
PT 975 Entzances ad clearmces of voasela by United Stats Costue Ditrletea and auea.
PT 976 Part: tpation of American and ftiaein FPls Veeaele in shipentos usdr united states
PFora g Relief Progres.
T 981 Shipping WeLghs mad Dollar Talue of iWrohnlndie Ladm an andO Unilden fm Teamele
U. 8. Ports during the Intramsit movement of the Mercuhadise fr ma Psraign Country
to Another.

Additional detailed omaodity and oo ntry data are asailale in the ftbm of the other P rpoMrts.
A catalog may be obtained fre theu Brea of the Cenamu, Washington 25, D. 0.


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