Readings

International Consumer and Retail Trends
Global Food Industry and Foreign Direct Investment
Links

International Consumer and Retail Trends

Global Food Industry and Foreign Direct Investment

Links

U.S. Government

U.S. International Trade Commission offers information on U.S. tariffs and U.S. trade data by Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) code, Customs District, and month.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau provides a description of total U.S. trade and export classifications.

USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service's Global Agricultural Trade System (GATS) provides U.S. trade statistics on agricultural, fish, forest, and textile products.

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative provides information on trade negotiations and enforcement issues.

International Organizations

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAOSTAT, is an online database with international statistics covering production, trade, food balance sheets, forest and fishery products, population, and food aid shipments.

World Bank, Data and Statistics contains country data derived, either directly or indirectly, from official statistical systems of national governments. Includes the World Development Indicators report and database.

World Trade Organization provides information on international trade and regulations.

Euromonitor International is the world's leading provider of global consumer market information and has been publishing research on international markets for over 32 years. Euromonitor's online database provides the most comprehensive coverage of food product sales by firms, distribution channels, and per capita expenditures. This information is not available from international organizations such as the World Bank or the United Nations. USDA's Foreign Agricultural Services and the Economic Research Service are subscribers to Euromonitor's online database.