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Short Citation:
NMFS Office of Science and Technology, 2022: Foreign Trade, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/3480.

Item Identification

Title: Foreign Trade
Short Name: Foreign Trade
Status: In Work
Abstract:

The Foreign Trade database has monthly volume and value information for US imports, exports, and re-exports of fishery or fishery derived products. Data is aggregated monthly, but is separated by Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) product code port of entry and partner country. These data are published by the U.S. Census Bureau, the subset of fishery products is extracted by NMFS/Fishery Statistics.

Purpose:

Provide monthly data on foreign trade in fishery products. The Division provides authoritative advice, coordination and guidance on matters related to the collection, analysis and dissemination of biological, economic, market and sociological statistics by NMFS and state agencies. Administer surveys used to estimate recreational landings.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Exports
None Fishery Products
None Foreign Trade
None Imports

Physical Location

Organization: NMFS Office of Science and Technology
City: Silver Spring
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Location Description:

1315 East West Highway

Silver Spring MD, 20910

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Oracle Database
Maintenance Frequency: Monthly
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)
Entity Attribute Detail URL: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/commercial-fisheries/foreign-trade/index

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 204853
Date Effective From: 2005-01-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Liddel, Michael K
Address: 1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA
Email Address: michael.liddel@noaa.gov
Phone: 301-427-8139
Fax: 301-713-1875

Distributor

CC ID: 217378
Date Effective From: 2011-09
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Liddel, Michael K
Address: 1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA
Email Address: michael.liddel@noaa.gov
Phone: 301-427-8139
Fax: 301-713-1875
Contact Instructions:

michael.liddel@noaa.gov

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 204852
Date Effective From: 2013
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Liddel, Michael K
Address: 1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA
Email Address: michael.liddel@noaa.gov
Phone: 301-427-8139
Fax: 301-713-1875

Point of Contact

CC ID: 204855
Date Effective From: 2005
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Liddel, Michael K
Address: 1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA
Email Address: michael.liddel@noaa.gov
Phone: 301-427-8139
Fax: 301-713-1875

Publisher

CC ID: 204854
Date Effective From: 2005-01-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Van Voorhees, David A
Address: 1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
USA
Email Address: dave.van.voorhees@noaa.gov
Phone: 301-427-8189
Fax: 301-713-1875

Extents

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 217046
Description

NOT APPLICABLE

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 217037
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 1975-01-01
Description:

Data set covers trade from 1975 to the present

Access Information

Security Class: Sensitive
Security Classification System:

None

Data Access Policy:

Public Information

Data Access Procedure:

Data is available online

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

None

Metadata Access Constraints:

None

Metadata Use Constraints:

None

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 217039
URL: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/commercial-fisheries/foreign-trade/index
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: HTML
Description:

U.S. Foreign Trade in Fishery products. Accessible via various web based queries.

URL 2

CC ID: 374745
URL: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/commercial-fisheries/foreign-trade/applications/build-a-data-base
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: Delimited File
Description:

The NOAA Fisheries, Fisheries Statistics Division has automated data summary programs that anyone can use to rapidly and easily summarize U.S. commercial fisheries landings.

Technical Environment

Description:

Oracle database schema

FTS@//shark2.nmfs.noaa.gov:1522/nstp

Data Quality

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

Data is originally published by US Census Bureau and data quality control is done by that agency

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: Yes
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: Oracle database required
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 45 Days
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

Manual data processing required

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: To Be Determined
If To Be Determined, Unable to Archive, or No Archiving Intended, Explain:

It will be archived in accordance with ST6 data archiving plans

Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: Unknown
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

This application is hosted by the Office of Science and Technology within the NOAA System 4020 and is compliant with all applicable Federal Government security policies.

Edit access to data is subject to role-based authentication and access control.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

These data are downloaded from the US Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division each month from http://www.census.gov/trade/downloads/dvdmenu/

A subset of the downloaded data is created based on the fishery derived products from FTS.FTS_PRODUCTS. These data are then loaded in to the Census Import and Export tables, FTS.FTS_CENSUS_IMPORTS and FTS.FTS_CENSUS_EXPORTS

Sources

US Census Bureau Merchandise Trade

CC ID: 217380
Contact Name: US Census Bureau
Extent Type: Continuing
Extent Start Date/Time: 2010-01-01
Citation URL: http://www.census.gov/trade/downloads/dvdmenu/

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity American Samoa Tuna Imports
Entity Census Exports
Entity Census Imports
Entity Customs Import: Brokers
Entity Fishery Products

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 3480
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:3480
Metadata Record Created By: Shirley Jeoffroy
Metadata Record Created: 2007-01-12 04:38+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-01-18
Owner Org: OST
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year