National Trade Data Bank – Definition

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National Trade Data Bank Definition

The National Trade Data Bank (NTDB) is an electronic database that contains information and statistics on exports promotion, imports and international economic information. NTDB is supplied by 15 government agencies in the United States and established by the secretary of commerce in the United States.

NTDB is also regarded as a federally run database containing a well-organized collection of information on US import-export. The information supplied on the database are needful for the analysis of international economics and help policy makers decided the next line of action regarding US import-export. Many U.S. Departments and agencies, district offices and the general can access the information provided on NTDB.

References for National Trade Data Bank (NTDB)

Academic Research on National Trade Data Bank (NTDB)

NTDB: National Trade Datat Bank, York, V. (1993). DttP, 21, 29.

Mining for Informational Gold in the National Trade Data Bank, Hunt, J. (1997). Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 3(1), 3-26.

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