||Document, Government publication, National government publication, Updating website, Internet resource
||Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
|All Authors / Contributors:
STAT-USA.; United States. Department of Commerce.
||Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 18, 2004).
||Mode of access: World Wide Web.
||GLOBUS & NTDB
State of the nation
National trade data bank
||a service of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The most recent U.S. business, economic and trade information available from many federal agencies and others. The information is divided into two divisions, State of the nation (SOTN) and GLOBUS & NTDB. SOTN includes data on the U.S. domestic economy, in such areas as general economic indicators, housing and construction, employment, manufacturing and industry, monetary statistics and economic policy. GLOBUS (Global Business Opportunities) offers daily trade leads from the Trade Opportunities Program (TOPS) and the Dept. of Agriculture, daily procurement activity from the Defense Logistics Agency, the United Nations, and the Commerce Business Daily leads. The NTDB (National Trade Data Bank) provides access to country commercial guides, market research reports, best market reports and other programs. The International Trade Library is a comprehensive collection of over 40,000 documents related to international trade. All are full text searchable, as well as key word searchable by country or product.