United States Department of Commerce
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       U.S. Trade With Puerto Rico                              Issue
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FT895/04, U.S. Trade With Puerto Rico
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           Description of the Foreign Trade Statistics Program: Merchandise Trade
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Description of the Foreign Trade Statistics Program:
Merchandise Trade Statistics

INTRODUCTION                           ...
Exports                                                        For statistical purposes, imports are classified by the typ...
Imports for Consumption                                            The one-digit level end-use categories provide data for...
Contacts for further information on:                              ‘‘assists’’ is identified and separately reported, it is...
inland freight charges. Canadian imports are valued at the      1. Standard International Trade Classification (SITC-
poin...
products, natural fibers, unmanufactured tobacco, and       Export Country of Destination
    other farm products subject ...
for third countries, the specific country of ultimate desti-       2. Rail, truck, pipeline, or other overland transporta-...
LOW-VALUE STATISTICS                                          TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS
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Vessel entrances and clearances by Customs district are       import figures are subject to the possibility of errors that...
4. Exports of goods of Canadian origin being returned to          Customs District
   Canada.
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call attention to the discovery of large or significant errors       Copies of foreign trade statistics are available for ...
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United States Department Of Commerce

  1. 1. United States Department of Commerce Economic and Statistics Administration Foreign Trade Division FT895/04 U.S. Trade with Puerto Rico and U.S. Possessions, 2004
  2. 2. Report Title U.S. Trade With Puerto Rico Issue and U.S. Possessions 2004 Issued April 2005 Foreign Trade Statistics FT895/04 Consumer Income Program Subtitle U.S. Department of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary Economics and Statistics Administration Kathleen B. Cooper, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Charles Louis Kincannon, Director
  3. 3. SUGGESTED CITATION FT895/04, U.S. Trade With Puerto Rico and U.S. Possessions, 2004 ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS ADMINISTRATION Economics and Statistics Administration Kathleen B. Cooper, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Charles Louis Kincannon, Director Hermann Habermann, Deputy Director Frederick T. Knickerbocker, Associate Director for Economic Programs Thomas L. Mesenbourg, Assistant Director for Economic Programs C. Harvey Monk Jr., Chief, Foreign Trade Division
  4. 4. CONTENTS Description of the Foreign Trade Statistics Program: Merchandise Trade Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Abbreviations for Units of Quantity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Tables 1. Shipments From the United States to Puerto Rico by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1 2. Shipments From the United States to the Virgin Islands by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation . . . . . . . . B-1 3. Shipments From Puerto Rico to the United States by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C-1 4. Shipments From U.S. Possessions to the United States by HTSUSA Commodity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D-1 iii
  5. 5. Description of the Foreign Trade Statistics Program: Merchandise Trade Statistics INTRODUCTION documents, as required by law to be filed with the U.S. Customs Service. Data on imports of electricity and natu- This description covers all phases of the foreign trade ral gas from Canada are obtained from Canadian sources. statistics program and may contain portions not pertinent to this report. COVERAGE SOURCE OF INFORMATION The official U.S. import and export statistics reflect both government and nongovernment shipments of merchan- Exports dise between foreign countries and the U.S. Customs Terri- tory (the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico), Published information on U.S. exports of merchandise U.S. Foreign Trade Zones, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with- from the United States to all countries, except Canada, is out regard to whether or not a commercial transaction is compiled primarily from copies of Shipper’s Export Decla- involved. In general, the statistics record the physical rations (SEDs) that must be filed with customs officials. movement of merchandise between the United States and The SED is unique among Census Bureau forms since it is foreign countries. not sent to respondents soliciting responses, as in the The following types of transactions are excluded from case of surveys. The U.S. Customs Service initially collects the statistics used to compile the merchandise trade bal- the SED at the port of export and subsequently transmits ance: it to the Census Bureau. Each SED represents a shipment of one or more kinds of merchandise from one exporter to 1. United States trade with U.S. possessions, trade one foreign importer on a single carrier. Filing the SED is between U.S. possessions, and trade between U.S. mandatory under Chapter 9, Title 13, United States Code. possessions and foreign countries (except Puerto Rico Qualified exporters, forwarders, or carriers submit SED and the U.S. Virgin Islands). data by automated means directly to the Census Bureau. The United States is substituting Canadian import sta- 2. Merchandise shipped in transit through the United tistics for U.S. exports to Canada in accordance with a States from one foreign country to another. 1987 Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Cen- 3. Shipments to the U.S. Armed Forces, including post sus Bureau, U.S. Customs Service, Canadian Customs, and exchanges, for their own use, as well as U.S. merchan- Statistics Canada. Similarly, under this Memorandum of dise returned by the U.S. Armed Forces for their own Understanding, Canada is substituting U.S. import statis- use. tics for Canadian exports to the United States. This data exchange includes only U.S. exports destined for Canada 4. Monetary gold and silver. and does not include shipments destined for third coun- tries by routes passing through Canada or shipments of 5. Issued monetary coins (in current circulation) of all certain grains and oilseeds to Canada for storage prior to component metals. exportation to a third country. These shipments are 6. Bunker fuels and other supplies and equipment for reported on and compiled from SEDs. use on departing vessels, planes, or other carriers Department of Defense Military Assistance Program engaged in foreign trade. Grant-Aid shipments being transported as Department of Defense cargo are reported directly to the Census Bureau 7. Shipments of furniture, equipment, and supplies to by the Department of Defense. U.S. government agencies, as well as such merchan- dise when returned to the United States. Imports 8. Imports for repair under warranty. Published information on U.S. imports of merchandise is compiled primarily from automated data submitted 9. Some other transactions not considered to be of sta- through the Customs Automated Broker Interface. tistical importance, such as shipments of personal and Data are compiled also from import entry summary forms, household effects of travelers and certain temporary warehouse withdrawal forms, and Foreign Trade Zone exports and imports. U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 1 U.S. Census Bureau
  6. 6. Exports For statistical purposes, imports are classified by the type of transaction: Exports measure the total physical movement of mer- chandise out of the United States to foreign countries 1. Merchandise entered for immediate consumption whether such merchandise is exported from within the (duty-free merchandise and merchandise on which U.S. Customs Territory or from a U.S. Customs bonded duty is paid on arrival). warehouse or a U.S. Foreign Trade Zone. The following are 2. Merchandise withdrawn for consumption from U.S. examples of some types of shipments that are included in Customs bonded warehouses and U.S. Foreign Trade the statistics but are of such a nature that their inclusion Zones. merits separate mention: 3. Merchandise entered into U.S. Customs bonded ware- 1. Department of Defense Military Assistance Program houses and U.S. Foreign Trade Zones from foreign Grant-Aid shipments under the Foreign Assistance Act. countries. 2. Foreign military sales. Bonded Warehouses 3. Shipments of commodities for economic assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act. (Totals for exports Bonded warehouses are authorized by U.S. Customs for under this program are published quarterly or as they storage or manufacturing of goods on which payment of become available.) duties is deferred until the goods are removed into the U.S. Customs Territory. These goods are not subject to 4. Shipments of agricultural commodities under P 480 .L. duties if re-shipped to foreign points. (Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954) as amended, and related laws. (Totals for Foreign Trade Zones exports under this program are published as the data become available from the Department of Agriculture. Foreign Trade Zones are enclosed areas, operated as Additional information may be obtained from the Eco- public utilities, under control of U.S. Customs, with facili- nomic Research Service of the Department of Agricul- ties for handling, storing, manipulating, manufacturing, ture.) and exhibiting goods. The merchandise may be exported, destroyed, or sent into the U.S. Customs Territory from the 5. Sales of U.S. vessels to purchasers in foreign coun- zone, in the original package or otherwise. It is subject to tries. customs duties if sent into U.S. Customs Territory, but not 6. Satellites launched by U.S. space vehicles limited to (1) if re-shipped to foreign points. foreign origin and (2) launched on behalf of interna- tional organizations. American Goods Returned After Processing and/or Assembly Domestic Exports Domestically produced goods are shipped from the Exports of domestic merchandise include (1) commodi- United States to other countries for processing and/or ties that are grown, produced, or manufactured in the assembly and then returned to this country. Imports con- United States and (2) commodities of foreign origin that taining U.S. content that qualify for special duty-free treat- have been changed in the United States, including U.S. For- ment on the U.S. portion fall into the following groups: eign Trade Zones, from the form in which they were imported, or that have been enhanced in value by further 1. Articles of metal manufactured in the United States, manufacture in the United States. which were exported for further processing abroad and returned to the United States for more processing. Foreign Exports (Re-Exports) 2. Textile articles assembled abroad and entered under a Exports of foreign merchandise (re-exports) consist of Special Access Program or Special Regime. commodities of foreign origin that have entered the 3. Articles assembled abroad from components produced United States for consumption or into U.S. Customs in the United States, except textile articles entered bonded warehouses or U.S. Foreign Trade Zones, and that, under a Special Access Program or Special Regime. at the time of exportation, are in substantially the same condition as when imported. Separate statistics are available on American goods returned after processing and/or assembly abroad. Imports General Imports Imports of merchandise include commodities of foreign origin as well as goods of domestic origin returned to the General imports measure the total physical arrivals of United States with no change in condition, or after having merchandise from foreign countries, whether such mer- been processed and/or assembled in other countries. (See chandise enters consumption channels immediately or is subsection entitled ‘‘American Goods Returned After Pro- entered into bonded warehouses or Foreign Trade Zones cessing and/or Assembly.’’) under customs custody. 2 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  7. 7. Imports for Consumption The one-digit level end-use categories provide data for the following broad aggregates: (1) Foods, feeds, and bev- Imports for consumption measure the total of merchan- erages; (2) Industrial supplies and materials; (3) Capital dise that has physically cleared through customs, either goods, except automotives; (4) Automotive vehicles, entering consumption channels immediately, or entering after withdrawal for consumption from bonded ware- parts, and engines; (5) Consumer goods (nonfood), except houses under customs custody, or from Foreign Trade auto; and (6) Other merchandise. This seasonal adjust- Zones. Many countries use the term ‘‘special imports’’ to ment procedure is designed to reflect seasonal patterns at designate statistics compiled on this basis. the most detailed commodity levels. The adjustment is made at that end-use commodity level for which signifi- STATISTICAL MONTH cant stable seasonality is identified. The month of importation is the month in which the The use of the end-use commodity classification system U.S. Customs Service releases the merchandise to the for seasonal adjustment ensures methodological consis- importer. The month of exportation is based on the date tency with the quarterly adjusted balance of trade data when the merchandise leaves the United States. (For ves- published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and sel or air shipments, it is the date when the carrier departs reflects the BEA coding descriptions that combine data or is cleared from the port of export.) into broad categories based upon principal uses of the commodities. MERCHANDISE TRADE BALANCE The Summary of U.S. Export and Import Merchandise Trade (FT900) for each month includes revisions for carry- The merchandise trade balance represents the differ- over to the prior month’s aggregate unadjusted and sea- ence between U.S. exports based on free alongside ship sonally adjusted (current and constant dollar) export, (f.a.s.) values and U.S. general imports based on customs import, and trade balance figures, as well as to the end- values. (See subsection entitled ‘‘Valuation.’’) This balance use totals. These revisions do not appear in other foreign corresponds to a measurement of the international pay- trade reports. ments or credit flows resulting from the physical move- ment of goods between the United States and foreign Tables of the seasonal factors are available free of countries. Monthly balances are based on seasonally charge from the Foreign Trade Division. Historical data, as adjusted data. well as the detailed unadjusted and adjusted data, are available on a cost basis on either hard copy or diskette. SEASONAL ADJUSTMENT CONSTANT DOLLAR ADJUSTMENT The Census Bureau adjusts the merchandise trade data for seasonal and working-day variations at the most Effective with January 1990 statistics, the Census detailed end-use level possible. These detailed data are Bureau is publishing, on an experimental basis, seasonally then summed up to the one-digit level for release with the adjusted merchandise trade data on a constant dollar monthly merchandise trade totals. basis (1987=100). This is a requirement of the Omnibus The seasonal adjustment procedure, based upon a mul- Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988. Publication of tiplicative model, estimates the monthly movements as these additional data improves the ability of users to percents above or below the general level of the series, examine trends in import and export volumes. Because unlike other methods that redistribute the seasonal merchandise trade is volatile, cumulations of data over at excesses and deficits over the calendar year. As a result, least a 3-month period are recommended in order to iden- the calendar year totals will differ from the unadjusted tify underlying trends. totals, with the differences generally being quite small in percentage terms. These data are adjusted for price change using monthly The seasonally adjusted data also are provided to the deflators developed in accordance with the deflators used Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) for use in compiling the in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs) pub- quarterly National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs). lished by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). These The BEA supplements these data in the NIPAs with quar- deflators are based upon price indexes and deflators pro- terly adjustments for six of the end-use categories that duced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), BEA, and exhibit seasonality on a quarterly basis but not on a other sources. All series are adjusted at the lowest pos- monthly basis. Because of the extremely variable move- sible end-use level. (See discussion of end-use commodity ments of the data series for aircraft, users studying data category under subsection entitled ‘‘Commodity Classifica- trends may wish to analyze aircraft separately from other tions.’’) trade. U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 3 U.S. Census Bureau
  8. 8. Contacts for further information on: ‘‘assists’’ is identified and separately reported, it is sub- tracted from the value during statistical processing. How- Adjustments to merchandise trade data for seasonality ever, where it is not possible to isolate the value of and price change: ‘‘assists,’’ they are included. In these cases, the unit values Special Projects Branch may be increased because of the inclusion of such Foreign Trade Division ‘‘assists.’’ U.S. Census Bureau Washington, DC 20233 Import Charges The import charges represent the aggregate cost of all NIPA and the deflators used by BEA: freight, insurance, and other charges (excluding U.S. National Income and Wealth Division import duties) incurred in bringing the merchandise from Bureau of Economic Analysis alongside the carrier at the port of exportation in the U.S. Department of Commerce country of exportation and placing it alongside the carrier 1401 K Street, N.W. at the first port of entry in the United States. In the case of Washington, DC 20230 overland shipments originating in Canada or Mexico, such costs shall include freight, insurance, and all other BLS International Price Indexes: charges, costs, and expenses incurred in bringing the mer- Division of International Prices chandise from the point of origin (where the merchandise Bureau of Labor Statistics begins its journey to the United States) in Canada or U.S. Department of Labor Mexico to the first port of entry. Washington, DC 20212 C.I.F. Import Value VALUATION The cost, insurance, and freight (c.i.f.) value represents the landed value of the merchandise at the first port of Note that, in the FT895 tables, the ‘‘-’’ indicates that the arrival in the United States. It is computed by adding value is more than 1 kg and less than 1,000 kg (base is ‘‘Import Charges’’ to the ‘‘Customs Import Value’’ (see 1,000 kg and data below 1,000 kg are rounded up to immediately preceding subsections for definitions) and 1,000 kg). therefore excludes U.S. import duties. Customs Import Value Dutiable Value of Imports and Calculated Duty The customs import value is the value of imports as The dutiable value represents, in general, the customs appraised by the U.S. Customs Service in accordance with value of foreign merchandise imported into the United the legal requirements of the Tariff Act of 1930, as States that is subject to duty. The calculated duty repre- amended. This value is generally defined as the price actu- sents the estimated import duties collected. Estimated ally paid or payable for merchandise when sold for expor- data are calculated based on the applicable rate(s) of duty tation to the United States, excluding U.S. import duties, as shown in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United freight, insurance, and other charges incurred in bringing States Annotated for Statistical Reporting Purposes the merchandise to the United States. The term ‘‘price (HTSUSA). actually paid or payable’’ means the total payment (whether direct or indirect, and exclusive of any costs, F.A.S. Export Value (Excluding Exports to Canada) charges, or expenses incurred for transportation, insur- ance, and related services incident to the international The free alongside ship (f.a.s.) value is the value of shipment of the merchandise from the country of exporta- exports at the U.S. seaport, airport, or border port of tion to the place of importation in the United States) made, export, based on the transaction price, including inland or to be made, for imported merchandise by the buyer to, freight, insurance, and other charges incurred in placing or for the benefit of, the seller. In the case of transactions the merchandise alongside the carrier at the U.S. port of between related parties, the relationship between buyer exportation. The value, as defined, excludes the cost of and seller should not influence the customs value. loading the merchandise aboard the exporting carrier and also excludes freight, insurance, and any charges or trans- In those instances where assistance was furnished to a portation costs beyond the port of exportation. foreign manufacturer for use in producing an article that is imported into the United States, the value of the assis- U.S. Exports to Canada tance must be included in the value reported for the mer- chandise. Such ‘‘assists’’ include both tangible and intan- The use of Canada’s import data to produce U.S. export gible assistance, such as machinery, tools, dies and molds, data requires some adjustments to make the two compa- blue prints, copyrights, research and development, and rable. U.S. exports are valued at the U.S. seaport, airport, engineering and consulting services. If the value of these or border port of export in the United States and include 4 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  9. 9. inland freight charges. Canadian imports are valued at the 1. Standard International Trade Classification (SITC- point of origin in the United States and do not include United Nations Statistical Papers, Series M, No. inland freight to the U.S. port of exit. To compensate, 34/Rev. 3). Canada adds an estimated 4.5 percent of the value to each The SITC is a statistical classification of the commodi- transaction to cover inland freight (except for shipments ties entering external trade designed to provide the where freight is not a consideration; e.g., large aircraft, commodity aggregates needed for purposes of eco- vessels, and drilling platforms). nomic analysis and to facilitate the international com- Average monthly exchange rates as quoted by the Fed- parison of trade-by-commodity data. eral Reserve Board are applied to adjust the Canadian import data to U.S. dollars. A formula for converting U.S. The Harmonized System and SITC Revision 3 are inter- total exports to corresponding Canadian imports is pro- related. The rearrangement of import and export data vided in the initial release of the statistics (FT900), along reported in terms of the Harmonized System into the with the monthly conversion rate. SITC allows for an additional means of comparison between the United States and its trading partners in COMMODITY CLASSIFICATIONS terms of commodity classification and trade statistics. Certain foreign trade reports present HTS and Sched- The export statistics are initially collected and compiled ule B classifications summarized into approximately in terms of approximately 8,000 commodity classifica- 3,000 five-digit SITC codes. tions in Schedule B, Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United Within the SITC framework, ‘‘Manufactured Goods’’ States. Schedule B is a U.S. Census Bureau publication and includes all products classified in groups 5 through 9. is based on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Manufactured goods conform to the SITC sections that Coding System (Harmonized System). include chemicals and related products, n.s.p.f. (not The import statistics are initially collected and compiled specifically provided for); manufactured goods classi- in terms of approximately 18,000 commodity classifica- fied chiefly by material; machinery and transport tions in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United equipment; miscellaneous manufactured articles, States Annotated for Statistical Reporting Purposes n.s.p.f.; and commodities and transactions not classi- (HTSUSA), an official publication of the U.S. International fied elsewhere. Trade Commission. The HTSUSA is the U.S. import version of the Harmonized System. 2. North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) The United States and Canada both compile their mer- NAICS is an industry classification system that groups chandise trade statistics in terms of the Harmonized Sys- establishments into industries based on the activities tem; however, they have different annotations beyond the in which they are primarily engaged. basic six-digit codes. In July 1994, the OMB announced plans to develop a Approximately 80 percent of the U.S. Schedule B export new industry classification system in cooperation with classifications are directly comparable to Canadian import Mexico’s OMEGO and Statistics Canada/ The new sys- classifications. These classifications account for 85 to 90 tem, NAICS, replaces the current U.S. Standard Indus- percent of the total value of U.S. exports to Canada. Many trial Classification (SIC). of the remaining 20 percent of the Schedule B classifica- tions represent little or no trade with Canada. In these United States imports and exports of goods will be cases, the Canada import code is recoded to a single available using NAICS and SIC for the year 2000. For Schedule B, usually the class with the most trade or the future time periods, SIC will be replaced by NAICS. residual classification for the root six-digit Harmonized 3. End-Use Commodity Category. System code. There are some instances where the U.S. and Canadian The HTS and Schedule B classifications are summa- Customs agencies do not agree on the six-digit Harmo- rized into six principal ‘‘end-use’’ categories and fur- nized System code under which a particular commodity or ther subdivided into about 140 broad commodity group of commodities should be classified. In these cases, groupings. These categories are used in developing each statistical agency may classify under the six-digit seasonally adjusted and constant dollar totals. The code designated by its national customs agency. Efforts by concept of end-use demand was developed for bal- the U.S. and Canadian customs agencies to align detail ance of payments purposes by the Bureau of Economic statistical classifications will continue over the next sev- Analysis. (See subsection entitled ‘‘Seasonal Adjust- eral years. ment.’’) In some reports, the HTSUSA and Schedule B classifica- 4. Agricultural and Nonagricultural Commodities. tions are rearranged and summarized into other classifica- tion systems as follows: Agricultural commodities consist of nonmarine food U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 5 U.S. Census Bureau
  10. 10. products, natural fibers, unmanufactured tobacco, and Export Country of Destination other farm products subject to federal legislation such Country of destination for exports is the country where as Section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. the goods are to be consumed, further processed, or Some processed agricultural commodities are included manufactured, as known to the shipper at the time of if the value added by manufacturing accounts for less exportation. If the shipper does not know the country of than 50 percent of the final value of shipments is ultimate destination, the shipment is credited to the last reported in the latest Census of Manufactures. country to which the shipper knows that the merchandise Examples of processed agricultural commodities will be shipped in the same form as when exported. include cereal flours, dairy products, canned meats, canned fruits and vegetables, vegetable oils, animal Import Country of Origin hides, fur pelts, wine, and beer. Textiles, leather prod- ucts, distilled beverages, forestry, and fishery prod- Country of origin for imports is the country where the ucts are classified as nonagricultural commodities. merchandise was grown, mined, or manufactured, in accordance with U.S. Customs Regulations. In instances Assignments of individual HTS and Schedule B classifi- where the country of origin cannot be determined, trans- cations generally are determined by the U.S. Depart- actions are credited to the country of shipment. ment of Agriculture and differ from the guidelines in the Standard Industrial (SIC) Classification of the Import Country Subcodes United States. Certain foreign trade reports show the following coun- 5. Advanced Technology Products (ATPs). try subcodes to indicate special tariff treatment afforded some imported articles: Approximately 500 of the HTS and Schedule B com- modity classification codes used in reporting U.S. Code Definition. exports and imports are identified as ‘‘advanced tech- OGN Country of origin; no special program claimed by nology’’ codes that must meet the following criteria: importer. a. The code contains products whose technology is SHP Country of shipment; country of origin unknown. from a recognized high technology field (e.g., bio- GSP Articles imported under the Generalized System technology). of Preferences (GSP) provisions of the HTS. b. These products represent leading edge technology PTA Articles imported under the provisions of the in that field. United States - Canada Automotive Products Trade Act. c. Such products constitute a significant part of all items covered in the selected classification code. ACA Articles imported under the provisions of the Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft. This product and commodity-based measure of CFT Articles imported under the provisions of the advanced technology differs from broader SIC United States - Canada Free-Trade Agreement industry-based measures that include all commodities Implementation Act of 1988. produced by a particular industry group, regardless of the level of technology embodied in the commodities. CBA Articles imported under the provisions of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of 1983. COUNTRY DESIGNATIONS IFT Articles imported under the provisions of the Israel Free-Trade Implementation Act of 1985. Country Classification CFA Articles imported under the Compact of Free Associations Act. The names and codes of the countries of the world are listed in Schedule C, Classification of Country and Terri- PRR Puerto Rico product improved in a Caribbean tory Designations for U.S. Foreign Trade Statistics, the sys- Basin Initiative Country and returned to the tem used for publishing both import and export country United States. statistics. Schedule C is arranged in geographic order Statistical Presentation according to continents. Countries and territories are listed in sequence within each continent, generally from Abbreviated country designations are used in lieu of north to south and west to east. The classifications complete country names in the foreign trade program. appearing in Schedule C conform to those prescribed by Numerical codes are used for automated purposes. Alpha- the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) betical abbreviations are used for published reports. and are recommended by ISO for international exchange. The designation UNIDENT (Unidentified Countries) in Schedule C is published as a statistical annex in HTS and the export statistics reflects shipments of certain grains as a part of Schedule B. and oilseeds for storage in Canada but ultimately destined 6 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  11. 11. for third countries, the specific country of ultimate desti- 2. Rail, truck, pipeline, or other overland transporta- nation being unknown at the time of shipment. This is not tion – the customs district through which the mer- a part of the United States/Canada Data Exchange. Annu- chandise crosses the U.S. border into foreign territory. ally, by Special Announcement, based on information sup- 3. Aircraft exported under their own power are credited plied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, specific coun- to the customs district from which they are flown out try of destination information on exports of such grains of the United States. and oilseeds is published. This designation also includes satellites launched in the United States on behalf of inter- Import District of Entry national organizations. The designation OTH CTY used in some reports repre- The district in which merchandise clears customs for sents the total for countries from or to which imports or entry into consumption channels, bonded warehouses, or exports of the particular commodity averaged less than Foreign Trade Zones. $50,000 per month on a cumulative year-to-date basis. Import District of Unlading The major world areas for which foreign trade data are shown represent individual Schedule C countries or group- The district where merchandise is unloaded from the ings of several countries into geographic areas or eco- importing vessel or aircraft. nomic unions. Statistical Presentation QUANTITY AND SHIPPING WEIGHT Abbreviated customs district designations are used instead of complete names in the foreign trade program. Quantity Numerical codes are used for automated purposes. Alpha- Units of quantity shown are published in terms of the betical abbreviations are used for published reports. units specified in the HTS and Schedule B for each classifi- cation. When two units of quantity are required for an item Special Districts in the HTS or Schedule B, the first or primary unit is shown The following types of shipments are included for sta- along with the value. tistical purposes in special customs districts and are not Also, specific to the FT895 tables, a ‘‘0’’ in the ‘‘Net reported by geographical location of the individual cus- Quantity’’ column means that no quantity has been toms district of entry or exportation: reported for that particular commodity. 1. Vessels under their own power or afloat (imports and Shipping Weight exports). Shipping weight represents the gross weight in kilo- 2. Low-value imports and exports (see subsection grams of shipments, including the weight of moisture con- entitled ‘‘Low-Value Statistics’’). tent, wrappings, crates, boxes, and containers (other than 3. Mail shipments (exports only). cargo vans and similar substantial outer containers). Ship- ping weight information is available for shipments by ves- 4. Norfolk, VA - Charleston, SC - Mobile, AL (exports of sel and air only. bituminous coal). See discussion of customs districts Also, specific to the FT895 tables, a ‘‘0’’ in the ‘‘Shipping under subsection entitled ‘‘Sources of Error.’’ Weight’’ column means that no shipping weight has been 5. Wilmington, NC - Savannah, GA (exports of cotton reported for that particular commodity. linter pulp). See discussion of customs districts under subsection entitled ‘‘Sources of Error.’’ CUSTOMS DISTRICTS STATE STATISTICS District and Port Classification Export data by state denote the state (as reported by The names and codes of the customs districts and ports the exporter or agent on the Shipper’s Export Declaration) are listed in Schedule D, Classification of U.S. Customs from which the merchandise actually starts its journey to Districts and Ports for Foreign Trade Statistics. The geo- the port of export. This may not be, necessarily, the state graphical limits of each district are published in the U.S. where the merchandise is grown, produced, or manufac- Customs regulations. Schedule D is published as a statisti- tured, nor necessarily the actual location of the exporter. cal annex in HTS and as a part of Schedule B. In the case of consolidated shipments, it is the state of the commodity of greatest value or the state of consolidation. District of Exportation Foreign Trade Zone shipments are included in the U.S. 1. Vessel or air – the customs district in which the mer- total and states/territories total, and are distributed chandise is loaded on the vessel or aircraft that takes among individual states and territories. A separate Foreign the merchandise out of the country. Trade Zone total is shown for reference only. U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 7 U.S. Census Bureau
  12. 12. LOW-VALUE STATISTICS TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS Method of Transportation Exports The transportation statistics are presented in terms of Export statistics are fully compiled on shipments to all three categories (vessel, air, and all methods), based on countries, except Canada, where the value of commodities the method of transportation by which the merchandise classified under each individual Schedule B number is over arrived in or departed from the United States. In some $2,500. Value data for such commodities valued under instances, shipments between the United States and coun- $2,501 are estimated for individual countries using factors tries abroad enter or depart through Canada or Mexico. based on the ratios of low-value shipments to individual Such shipments are recorded under the method of trans- country totals for past periods. The estimates for low- portation by which they enter or depart the United States value shipments are shown under a single Schedule B regardless of the transportation mode between Canada or number and are omitted from the statistics for the detailed Mexico and the country of origin or destination. commodity classifications. Shipments valued under There are some differences in the coverage of these sta- $2,501 to all countries, except Canada, represent slightly tistics, primarily as follows: less than 2.5 percent of the monthly value of U.S. exports 1. The data for all methods of transportation include to those countries. exports and general imports by vessel, air, truck, rail, As a result of the data exchange between the United air mail, parcel post, and other methods of transporta- States and Canada, the United States has adopted the tion. Canadian import exemption level for its export statistics 2. The data for vessel and air exports and general on shipments to Canada. The Canadian import exemption imports represent waterborne and airborne shipments level is based on total value per shipment rather than on only (merchandise actually leaving or arriving in the value per commodity classification line item. Prior to data United States aboard a vessel or an aircraft). exchange each month, the United States furnishes Canada with a factor to convert data reported on Canadian import 3. Imports and exports of (a) vessels moving under their documents from Canadian dollars to U.S. dollars. Line own power or afloat and (b) aircraft flown into or out items reported on documents where the total shipment of the United States are included in the all methods value is the equivalent of $900 (Canada) or more are data but excluded from the vessel and air statistics. included in the appropriate Schedule B classifications in 4. Mail and parcel post shipments (including those trans- chapters 1 through 97. Out of this group, those items val- ported by vessel or air) are included in the all methods ued $2,500 (United States) or less are assigned to the spe- data but excluded from the vessel and air statistics. cial customs district for low-value exports with no method 5. Low-value shipments are included in the all methods of transportation detail. The remaining items, i.e., those data but excluded from the vessel and air statistics. valued over $2,500 (United States) are published with both customs district and method of transportation detail. Types of Vessel Service Items reported on Canadian documents having a total Waterborne statistics are presented in terms of type of shipment value equivalent to less than $900 (Canada) are service: (1) liner; (2) irregular or tramp; and (3) tanker. published under a single Schedule B number established Liner service is that type of service offered by a regular for Canadian low-value shipments and certain other ship- line operator of vessels on berth. The itineraries and sail- ments that Canada does not identify by kind. Such ship- ing schedules of vessels in liner service are predetermined ments represent 2 percent of the monthly value of U.S. and fixed. exports to Canada. Irregular (or tramp) service is that type of service afforded by vessels, other than tanker vessels, that are Imports chartered or otherwise hired for the carriage of goods on special voyages. Vessels in this type of service are not on Import statistics are fully compiled on shipments val- berth and their sailing schedules are not predetermined or ued over $1,250 or, under certain textile programs, for fixed. any article that must be reported on a formal entry. Value Tanker vessels are primarily designed for the carriage data for shipments that are valued under $1,251 and that of liquid cargoes in bulk. All others are classified as dry do not have to be reported on formal entries are estimated cargo. for individual countries, using factors based on the ratios of low-value shipments to individual country totals for Intransit Shipments past periods. The estimates for low-value shipments are Shipments of merchandise transported in bond through shown under a single HTS number. They are omitted from the United States en route from one foreign country to the statistics for the detailed commodity classifications. another without having been entered as an import are The total value excluded represents slightly less than 1 called intransit shipments. The intransit statistics include percent of the monthly import value. only inbound or outbound merchandise moving by vessel. 8 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  13. 13. Vessel entrances and clearances by Customs district are import figures are subject to the possibility of errors that published monthly. may arise from incorrect reporting and/or processing of information as to commodity classification, net quantity, U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. value, and other statistical factors, month of inclusion (see POSSESSIONS subsection entitled ‘‘Carryover,’’) and errors that may result from the estimation of certain shipments. (See the Source of Information subsection entitled ‘‘Low-Value Statistics.’’) Statistics on shipments from the United States to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and on shipments from Puerto Carryover Rico to the United States, are compiled from information Carryover is the term used to identify the trade records furnished on SEDs, which must be filed with customs offi- received and/or processed too late for inclusion with cials, and shipments by qualified exporters who have records for that transaction month. There are several been authorized to submit data by automated means causes for carryover. Among them is the customs proce- directly to the Census Bureau. dure that allows importers to file import documentation Statistics on shipments from the U.S. Virgin Islands and up to 10 workdays after the date of release of the mer- other U.S. possessions to the United States are compiled chandise. Processing problems, such as rejection of a ship- from automated data submitted through the Customs ment because the data failed to meet certain edit criteria Automated Commercial System and from import docu- established to protect the accuracy of the statistics, also ments filed with Customs officials. contribute to carryover. The current carryover rate is 0.5 Data on shipments from the United States to other U.S. percent for exports and 2.5 percent for imports. possessions, as well as between the possessions, are not Each month, in the Summary of U.S. Export and Import compiled. Merchandise Trade (FT900) only, the total import, export, Coverage and trade balance figures, as well as the end-use totals for the prior month, are adjusted for carryover. SITC and Statistics are separately published covering shipments country detail data are not revised. (1) between the United States and Puerto Rico, (2) between the United States (including Puerto Rico) and the U.S. Vir- Estimated Calculated Duty gin Islands, and (3) from other U.S. possessions to the United States. U.S. possessions refers to those listed in Estimates of calculated duty do not necessarily reflect Schedule C, Classification of Country and Territory Desig- amounts of duty paid and should, therefore, be used with nations for U.S. Foreign Trade Statistics. caution. The figures may be somewhat overstated as a Previous discussions and definitions relating to the result of the inclusion in the figures of some U.S. products export statistics should be applied to statistics on ship- returned after processing or assembly abroad, for which a ments from the United States to Puerto Rico and the U.S. portion of the value is eligible for duty-free consideration. Virgin Islands, and on shipments from Puerto Rico to the In cases where articles are dutiable at various or special United States. Similarly, previous discussions and defini- rates, a dutiable value is shown, but no duty is calculated. tions relating to the import statistics should be applied to Estimates of calculated duty are understated to the extent statistics on shipments from the U.S. Virgin Islands and that these situations exist. other U.S. possessions to the United States. Shipments Not Classified by Commodity Trade With Foreign Countries Single classifications are provided for the following Puerto Rico is a customs district within the U.S. Cus- shipments without commodity detail: toms Territory, and its trade with foreign countries is 1. Exports to all countries, except Canada, valued under included in the U.S. export and import statistics. The U.S. $2,501. export and import statistics include merchandise trade between the U.S. Virgin Islands and foreign countries even 2. Exports to Canada, reported on Canadian documents though the Virgin Islands of the United States are not offi- having a total shipment value less than $900 cially a part of the U.S. Customs Territory. Data on trade of (Canada). other U.S. outlying possessions with foreign countries are not compiled by the United States. 3. Exports to all countries, except Canada, valued $2,501 through $10,000 that are reported on Ship- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION per’s Export Declarations without a valid Schedule B number. (The United States/Canada data exchange Sources of Error allows that portion of the value formerly shown under The procedures used to compile the statistics include this classification as exports to Canada to be distrib- processing checks designed to protect the accuracy of the uted among the appropriate commodity classifica- statistics to the fullest practicable extent. Export and tions.) U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 9 U.S. Census Bureau
  14. 14. 4. Exports of goods of Canadian origin being returned to Customs District Canada. Statistics for two or more customs districts may be 5. Exports of goods of other foreign origin being combined and published under an arbitrary designation, returned to Canada. or shipping weight may be excluded from an individual customs district as a solution to disclosure situations. 6. Import transactions valued under $1,251 (and not Consequently, statistics for individual ports may be under- requiring formal entry). stated because of the suppression of the weight of the Classifications other than those listed above exclude affected commodities. the information shown under these provisions and are undercounted to the extent that such shipments are made. State Data The term ‘‘Not Specified’’ represents instances where Comparison of Commodity Data exporters have reported more than one state of origin or The omission of a commodity number from certain where the designation ‘‘US’’ has been reported. Transac- reports does not necessarily mean that there were no tions originating in a Foreign Trade Zone for which no exports or imports of the commodity during the month. It number or state designation is reported are also included is possible that some shipments may not be classified by under ‘‘Not Specified.’’ commodity (see the preceding subsection). Other designations are ‘‘Re-exports,’’ ‘‘Estimated Ship- Data users are cautioned that comparison of U.S. ments,’’ and ‘‘Unreported.’’ Those shipments designated as exports with corresponding Canadian import data at ‘‘Re-exports’’ (foreign exports) are exports having a foreign detailed commodity levels is not recommended. Correc- country as the point of origin. The ‘‘Unreported’’ designa- tions and differences in classification interpretation and in tion includes those cases where either no state of origin editing and processing environments make these compari- was reported or an undecipherable abbreviation was sons uncertain. reported. See the subsection entitled ‘‘Low-Value Statistics’’ In addition, the comparison of data on U.S. exports for a discussion of such shipments. after 1989 with data for prior years at levels other than for total exports and exports by country may show distortion. REVISIONS TO THE STATISTICS These distortions may result from the availability of detailed data for undocumented exports to Canada that Revisions to the import and export statistics occur in were previously estimated only at the total level. Distor- several ways. Monthly, the aggregate import, export, and tions may also result from the changeover to the Harmo- trade balance figures, as well as the end-use totals for the nized System, effective with the January 1989 statistics. prior month, are adjusted for carryover (data received and/or processed too late for inclusion in the proper When publication of data under a particular commodity month). These revisions will appear only in the Summary classification causes disclosure of an individual firm’s of U.S. Export and Import Merchandise Trade (FT900). transactions on a world-wide basis, it is sometimes neces- sary to combine several classifications into one. Even Revisions to the import and export statistics in the form though the detail is reported, it is not published. of errata are issued quarterly and are available free of charge upon request. These errata provide corrections to Country Designation statistics issued in prior months’ foreign trade reports. The data are presented by statistical month in commodity Statistics tend to be overcounted for shipments to number arrangement only. The revisions are shown in trans-shipment countries, such as Hong Kong and the commodity classification, by country, by customs district Netherlands, and undercounted for other countries. Fur- order as net amounts to be added to or subtracted from ther, since the export statistics reflect the country of desti- the previously issued statistics. Shipments by all methods nation only as known to the exporter at time of shipment, of transportation combined are reflected. There are no the statistics will not reflect any further distributions of separate data for shipments by vessel or by air. the merchandise made after the shipment leaves the Annually, the Census Bureau publishes revised mer- United States. chandise trade statistics for the prior year. These revisions include import and export data adjusted to eliminate car- Quantity ryover (that small portion of the monthly statistics that Quantity data for shipments of one commodity to or arrives too late for inclusion in the transaction month). from a specific country may not be published when the Reflected also in these statistics are the application of statistics disclose a particular company’s transactions with quarterly errata and other corrections to the published that country. Similarly, quantity data for shipments of one monthly data. commodity to or from all countries may not be published The initial release of the statistics (FT900) and certain when disclosure occurs on a world-wide basis. reports include special announcements, as warranted, to 10 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  15. 15. call attention to the discovery of large or significant errors Copies of foreign trade statistics are available for public and to provide information on the appropriate data correc- reference use at various International Trade Administration tions and program changes. district offices, Census Regional offices, and at some U.S. The Census Bureau receives revisions from Canada; Customs Service offices. Since the distribution of foreign however, our process does not permit corrections to detail trade material varies among offices, inquiries regarding for data previously published. Therefore, the Census the availability of particular types of data should be made Bureau will make corrections for prior period transactions to: as changes to the cumulative-to-date total for U.S. exports to Canada. Data Dissemination Branch Foreign Trade Division SOURCES OF FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE U.S. Census Bureau FOREIGN TRADE STATISTICS Room 2279, Federal Office Building No.3 Supplementary information and explanations of interest Washington, DC 20233 to users of foreign trade statistics (such as notices of (Located at Suitland, MD) changes in statistical procedures) are included as special announcements in current issues of the statistical publica- tions. Reports providing additional detail compiled, but not published, may be obtained on a cost basis. U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS FT895/04 11 U.S. Census Bureau
  16. 16. Abbreviations for Units of Quantity Abbreviation Description Abbreviation Description A Amperes AC Alternating current LTR Liters BBL Barrel LT Long tons BFT Board feet BRU Mechanical brushes BU Bushels MTR Meters MTN Metric tons CAR Carets C Celsius MC Millicuries CG Centigrams ML Milliliters CMS Centimeters MM Millimeters CYK Clean yield kilograms MUN Million units NESOI Not elsewhere specified or included CYP Clean yield pounds CGR Content grams NO Number CKG Content kilograms OZ Ounces CMT Content metric tons ODE Ozone depletion equivalent CLB Content pounds PKS Packs CST Content short tons PRS Pairs CTN Content tons CC Cubic centimeters PCS Pieces CFT Cubic feet LBS Pounds CBM Cubic meter PFG Proof gallons PFL Proof liters CYD Cubic yards RPM Revolutions per minute CUR Curie DC Direct current RBA Running bales DOZ Dozen SET Set DPR Dozen pairs STN Short tons DPC Dozen pieces SSG Single-strength gallon JWL Dutiable jewels SQ Square FT Feet FBM Fiber meter SCM Square centimeters GAL Gallons SFT Square feet SQM Square meters GM Grams SYD Square yards GRS Gross THS Thousands GBX Gross boxes GCN Gross containers GKG Gross kilograms MBF Thousand board feet MCF Thousand cubic feet GRL Gross lines TCM Thousand cubic meters GTN Gross metric ton MLF Thousand linear feet GRP Gross pair MYD Thousand linear yards GLB Gross pounds GKG Gross yield kilograms THM Thousand meters MSF Thousand square feet GTN Gross tons TNV Ton raw value (metric) GVW Gross vehicle weight TOZ Troy ounces HSP Horsepower VA Voltampere HND Hundred CWT Hundred weight VOL Volume IN Inches WT Weight KG Kilograms WG Wine gallons KDR Kilogram dry rubber content YDS Yards KW Kilowatts LNM Linear meter X No units of quantity required 12 FT895/04 U.S. TRADE WITH PUERTO RICO AND U.S. POSSESSIONS U.S. Census Bureau
  17. 17. Table 1 A- 1 Shipments from the United States to Puerto Rico by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation Calendar Year 2004 {See the explanation of statistics for information on coverage, definition of F.A.S. Export value, and sources of error in the data} All Methods of Transportation Vessel Air Schedule B Commodity Unit of Net Value Shipping Value Shipping Value Description Quantity Quantity (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) (1000 KG) (1000 KG) U.S. TO PUERTO RICO TOTAL 18,123,636 4,978,509 10,661,275 66,498 6,851,039 0101100000 HORSES AND ASSES, PUREBRED BREEDING, NO 159 335 1 4 35 331 LIVE 0101901000 HORSES, LIVE, EXCEPT PUREBRED BREEDING NO 80 895 1 10 50 885 0103100000 SWINE, PUREBRED BREEDING, LIVE NO 84 76 0 0 8 76 0103910000 SWINE, LT 50 KG EA, LIVE, EXC PUREBRED NO 128 28 22 28 0 0 BREEDING 0105110010 CHICKENS, LT=185 G, BREEDING STOCK, NO 489,972 561 591 561 0 0 EGG-TYPE, LIVE 0105110020 CHICKEN, LT=185 G, BREEDING STOCK, NO 856,912 604 320 398 30 206 MEAT-TYPE, LIVE 0105110040 CHICKENS, LT=185 G EA, LIVE, EXC BREEDING NO 1,558,490 621 69 186 39 434 STOCK 0105120000 TURKEYS, LT=185 G EACH, LIVE NO 1,892 3 3 3 0 0 0105920000 CHICKENS, LT=2000 G EACH, LIVE NO 32,262 65 38 49 1 16 0105990000 TURKEYS, DUCKS, GEESE AND GUINEAS, GT NO 1,333 3 1 3 0 0 185 G, LIVE 0106200000 REPTILES (INCLUDING SNAKES AND NO 3,960 97 183 97 0 0 TURTLES), LIVE 0106900000 ANIMALS, LIVE, NESOI X 0 44 1 5 1 39 0201100010 CARCASSES/HALF-CARCASSES OF VEAL, KG 280,231 1,054 291 1,054 0 0 FRESH OR CHILLED 0201100090 CARCASSES/HALF-CARCASSES OF BOVINES, KG 555,245 2,071 555 2,071 0 0 FR/CH, NESOI 0201203550 MEAT OF BOVINES, W ITH BONE, PROCESSED, KG 3,189,470 10,241 3,262 9,982 25 259 FR/CH 0201206000 MEAT OF BOVINES, WITH BONE, FR /CH, EXC KG 1,196,150 8,523 55 154 1,190 8,369 PROCESSED 0201303550 MEAT OF BOVINES, BONELESS, PROCESSED, KG 5,229,508 14,566 5,281 14,180 37 386 FR/CH 0201306000 MEAT OF BOVINES, BONELESS, FR /CH, EXC KG 9,113,465 31,482 9,246 31,416 5 66 PROCESSED 0202100010 CARCASSES AND HALF-CARCASSES OF VEAL, KG 560,908 754 569 749 - 5 FROZEN 0202100090 CARCASSES/HALF-CARCASSES OF BOVINES, KG 771,330 1,185 813 1,185 0 0 FROZEN, NESOI 0202203550 MEAT OF BOVINES, W/ BONE, PROCESSED, KG 680,982 1,717 692 1,706 1 11 FROZEN 0202206000 MEAT OF BOVINES, W/ BONE, FROZEN, EXC KG 1,614,200 4,512 1,652 4,463 4 49 PROCESSED 0202303550 MEAT OF BOVINES, BONELESS, PROCESSED, KG 6,014,308 23,089 6,210 23,049 4 39 FROZEN 0202306000 MEAT OF BOVINES, BONELESS, FROZEN, EXC KG 6,733,299 22,597 6,839 22,537 5 59 PROCESSED 0203110000 CARCASSES/HALF-CARCASSES OF SWINE, KG 61,249 159 65 159 0 0 FRESH/CHILLED
  18. 18. Table 1 A- 2 Shipments from the United States to Puerto Rico by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation Calendar Year 2004 {See the explanation of statistics for information on coverage, definition of F.A.S. Export value, and sources of error in the data} All Methods of Transportation Vessel Air Schedule B Commodity Unit of Net Value Shipping Value Shipping Value Description Quantity Quantity (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) (1000 KG) (1000 KG) 0203121000 HAMS, SHOULDERS & CUTS SWINE, W /BONE KG 1,848,209 4,865 1,915 4,865 0 0 PROCESD FR/CH 0203129000 HAMS SHOULDERS CUTS SWINE W /BONE KG 380,203 673 380 673 0 0 FR/CH EXC PROCESD 0203192000 MEAT OF SWINE, PROCESSED, FRESH OR KG 13,568,321 41,818 14,314 41,818 0 0 CHILLED, NESOI 0203194000 MEAT OF SWINE, FRESH OR CHILLED , NESOI KG 10,200,718 17,923 11,500 17,923 0 0 0203210000 CARCASSES AND HALF-CARCASSES OF SWINE, KG 508,895 998 519 998 0 0 FROZEN 0203221000 HAMS SHOULDERS & CUTS SWINE W/ BONE KG 3,545,063 6,882 3,857 6,882 0 0 PROCESSED FRZN 0203229000 HAMS, SHOULDERS & CUTS, SWINE, W/ BONE, KG 13,986,110 24,010 13,999 24,010 0 0 FRZN NESOI 0203292000 MEAT OF SWINE, PROCESSED, FROZEN, NESOI KG 3,518,488 8,717 3,782 8,717 0 0 0203294000 MEAT OF SWINE, FROZEN, NESOI KG 3,422,523 7,785 3,464 7,785 0 0 0204220000 MEAT OF SHEEP, WITH BONE, FRESH OR KG 23,977 30 24 30 0 0 CHILLED 0204230000 MEAT OF SHEEP, BONELESS, FRESH OR KG 229,616 704 230 704 0 0 CHILLED 0204300000 CARCASSES AND HALF-CARCASSES OF LAMB, KG 450 9 - 9 0 0 FROZEN 0204410000 CARCASSES AND HALF-CARCASSES OF SHEEP, KG 11,207 27 12 27 0 0 FROZEN 0204420000 MEAT OF SHEEP, WITH BONE, FROZEN KG 70,188 257 76 257 0 0 0204500000 MEAT OF GOATS, FRESH, CHILLED OR FROZEN KG 55,198 195 55 195 0 0 0206100000 OFFAL OF BOVINES, EDIBLE, FRESH OR KG 43,459 103 43 103 0 0 CHILLED 0206220000 LIVERS OF BOVINES, EDIBLE, FROZEN KG 62,827 49 69 49 0 0 0206290010 HEARTS OF BOVINES, EDIBLE, FROZEN KG 314,696 525 330 525 0 0 0206290090 OFFAL OF BOVINES, EDIBLE, FROZEN, NESOI KG 302,840 330 329 330 0 0 0206490020 HEARTS OF SWINE, EDIBLE, FROZEN KG 23,814 17 24 17 0 0 0206490090 OFFAL OF SWINE, EDIBLE, FROZEN, NESOI KG 1,419,029 1,333 1,476 1,333 0 0 0206800000 OFFAL, EDIBLE, FRESH OR CHILLED , NESOI KG 992,782 2,494 1,003 2,494 0 0 0207110020 CHICKENS, WHOLE, YOUNG, FRESH OR KG 2,069,640 3,529 2,136 3,529 0 0 CHILLED 0207110040 CHICKENS, WHOLE, FRESH OR CHILLED, KG 7,589,939 9,938 7,676 9,938 0 0 EXCEPT YOUNG 0207120020 CHICKENS, WHOLE, YOUNG, FROZEN KG 4,046,348 5,239 4,273 5,239 0 0 0207120040 CHICKENS, WHOLE, FROZEN, EXCEPT YOUNG KG 15,825,351 17,366 16,184 17,366 0 0 0207130000 MEAT & EDIBLE OFFAL OF CHICKENS , FRESH KG 12,675,973 25,215 12,834 25,215 0 0 OR CHILLED 0207140010 LEG QUARTERS OF CHICKENS, FROZEN KG 27,473,180 32,899 28,136 32,899 0 0 0207140025 LEGS OF CHICKENS, FROZEN, NESOI KG 596,138 962 623 962 0 0
  19. 19. Table 1 A- 3 Shipments from the United States to Puerto Rico by Schedule B Commodity and Method of Transportation Calendar Year 2004 {See the explanation of statistics for information on coverage, definition of F.A.S. Export value, and sources of error in the data} All Methods of Transportation Vessel Air Schedule B Commodity Unit of Net Value Shipping Value Shipping Value Description Quantity Quantity (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) Weight (Thousands) (1000 KG) (1000 KG) 0207140030 WINGS TIPS PARTS THEREOF OF CHICKENS, KG 1,395,804 3,740 1,453 3,740 0 0 FROZEN 0207140045 FEET (PAWS) OF CHICKENS, FROZEN KG 148,167 299 146 289 3 10 0207140050 OFFAL OF CHICKENS, EDIBLE, FROZEN KG 3,399,432 7,959 3,555 7,959 0 0 0207140090 MEAT OF CHICKENS, FROZEN, NESOI KG 24,821,429 46,125 25,481 46,110 3 16 0207240000 TURKEYS, WHOLE, FRESH OR CHILLED KG 114,585 199 116 199 0 0 0207250000 TURKEYS, WHOLE, FROZEN KG 5,827,035 8,846 6,067 8,846 0 0 0207260000 MEAT & EDIBLE OFFAL OF TURKEYS, FRESH KG 151,651 520 153 520 0 0 OR CHILLED 0207270010 LEGS OF TURKEYS, WITH BONE, FROZEN KG 119,985 249 123 249 0 0 0207270025 LEG MEAT OF TURKEYS, BONELESS, FROZEN KG 10,086 19 10 19 0 0 0207270030 WNGS, OR PARTS THEREOF OF TURKEYS, KG 259,318 800 268 800 0 0 FROZEN 0207270045 BREASTS, OR PARTS THEREOF OF TURKEYS, KG 1,356,886 2,739 1,426 2,739 0 0 FROZEN 0207270050 OFFAL OF TURKEYS, EDIBLE, FROZEN KG 400,357 892 404 892 0 0 0207270090 MEAT OF TURKEYS, FROZEN, NESOI KG 1,882,510 3,931 1,955 3,931 0 0 0207330000 DUCKS, GEESE AND GUINEAS, KG 26,823 65 27 65 0 0 WHOLE , FROZEN 0208100000 MEAT & EDIBLE OFFAL OF RABBITS /HARES, KG 22,363 62 25 62 0 0 FR/CH, FRZN 0208300000 MEAT AND EDIBLE OFFAL OF PRIMATES, KG 1,286,660 5,315 1,314 5,315 0 0 FR/CH OR FROZEN 0208500000 MEAT AND EDIBLE OFFAL OF REPTILES, KG 3,677 27 8 27 0 0 FR/CH OR FROZEN 0208900002 MEAT & EDIBLE OFFAL, FRESH /CHILLED OR KG 13,836,523 44,629 14,803 44,602 7 27 FROZEN NESOI 0209000000 FAT, PIG/POULTRY FR/CH FRZN SALTD BRINE KG 1,474,976 1,720 1,543 1,720 0 0 DRIED SMKD 0210110000 HAMS SHLDRS CUTS SWINE W/BONE SLTD KG 816,115 1,565 829 1,565 0 0 BRIN DRIED SMKD 0210120020 BACON OF SWINE KG 732,632 2,516 794 2,516 0 0 0210120040 BELLIES & CUTS SWINE SALTD BRINE DRIED KG 19,654 16 20 16 0 0 SMKD NESOI 0210190000 MEAT OF SWINE, SALTED, BRINE, DRIED, KG 248,850 553 262 553 0 0 SMOKED, NESOI 0210200000 MEAT OF BOVINES, SALTED, IN BRINE, DRIED KG 274,454 446 300 446 0 0 OR SMOKED 0210910000 MEAT & OFFAL OF PRIMATES, SALTED BRINE KG 181,989 2,082 232 2,082 0 0 DRIED SMKD 0210990000 MEAT & OFFAL, SALTED, BRINE, DRIED, KG 197,597 747 226 747 0 0 SMOKED, NESOI 0301100000 FISH, ORNAMENTAL, LIVE X 0 238 4 6 27 232 0301990000 FISH, LIVE, NESOI X 0 4 2 4 0 0

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