Webinar: Census Trade Tools for the FDLP

  • Last Updated: August 29, 2022
  • Published: August 29, 2022

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Census Trade Tools for the FDLP."  

NOTE: Through the FDLP, Federal depositories now have free access to monthly merchandise trade files in the Foreign Trade online resource, a password-protected agency subscription database, which is described in this webinar.


Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)            


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • John Darr, Program Analyst, Office of the Division Chief, Economic Indicators Division, U.S. Census Bureau
    • Jason Jindrich, Supervisor, International Trade Indicator Macro Analysis Branch/Economic Indicators Division, U.S. Census Bureau   
  • Learning outcomes: The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source of U.S. import and export statistics, and these are updated monthly. USA Trade Online, the Census API, and the Global Market Finder are tools that provide free access to this data. Through the FDLP, users also have access to the detailed Merchandise Trade Files. These data resources give users of all levels of data need and experience access to the most current U.S. international trade data. With multiple data sets and capabilities, these resources offer the most accurate and timely access to official U.S. trade data. 

    This webinar will provide a live demonstration of the Census Trade Data tools available to FDLP members and how a user can successfully navigate to find data to grow global business operations.

Registration confirmation information:
Upon registering, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. GPO staff will also email your access information the day before the webinar. If you do not receive your login information, please email [email protected].

Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.