Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade 2010

Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade 2010

Investigation No. 332-345
USITC Publication 4245


Looking for trade data and analysis to help understand changes with key U.S. trade partners and in crucial U.S. industries? Look no further. The USITC's annual compendium Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade is now available.

Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade 2010 provides a comprehensive review of U.S. trade performance in 2010, focusing on changes in U.S. exports, imports, and trade balances of agricultural and manufacturing industries, key natural resources, as well as changes in U.S. trade with major partners and country groups. Also included are trade data for 2006-2010 for over 250 industry groups and subgroups.

This year's report examines:

  • industry developments and the principal drivers influencing trends in U.S. trade;
  • leading products the United States exported to and imported from its most important trading partners and the key factors influencing trade in these products;
  • price fluctuations, increased global consumption of energy-related products, greater consumer access to financing for the purchase of durable products, and other major factors affecting U.S. trade in 2010.

The USITC’s report is now available at:

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