17.23. Experience of the United States of America in the dissemination of international merchandise trade statistics by mode of transport. The United States makes its international merchandise trade statistics by MoT available in the following publications:
(a) U.S. imports of merchandise provides import statistics in various data fields for Harmonized System (HS) commodities at the 2-, 4-, 6- and 10-digit level. Country and customs district data for value, quantity, method of transportation, shipping weights, import charges, duties etc., are provided on a monthly, year-to-date and annual basis;
(b) U.S. Merchandise Trade: Selected Highlights (FT920) provides data on value, charges, insurance and freight (CIF), and shipping weight for general imports and imports for consumption, by district of entry, district of unlading, world area, country of origin, and method of transportation. Final data are released monthly;
(c) USA Trade Online provides port statistics by six-digit HS and country for value, shipping weight, and method of transportation. State export statistics that include six-digit HS or four-digit North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) and country are provided for value, shipping weight and method of transportation;
(d) U.S. exports by port and U.S imports by port provides export and import statistics by port of export and port of unlading, respectively, for commodities at the six-digit HS level for value, shipping weight, and method of transportation on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis;
(e) Trans-border statistics files:United States imports and exports from and toMexico andCanada andUnited States imports and export transshipments throughMexico andCanada in disaggregated MoT are provided to the United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). These data, which include separate details on land (e.g., truck, rail) and other modes (e.g., mail, flyaway aircraft), are published by the Bureau.
17.24. Cooperation between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Box XVII.1 provides information on the North American Transportation Statistics Online Database (NATS-OD).