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Global Trade Atlas: Global Import Export Data & Commodity Trade Data

Timely and accurate world trade data statistics for 98% of the world's import and export merchandise trade

The source to timely and accurate international trade statistics for 98% of the world’s import and export merchandise trade by Commodity, Industry Sector, Country, and etc.

Global Trade Atlas (GTA) is the market-leading solution for access to a comprehensive view of global trade data in every commodity at the most detailed level of harmonized system code (HS code). GTA encompasses dependable monthly bilateral trade data for 101 countries and annual data for close to 200 countries, based on official imports and exports statistics.

GTA has a dedicated team of data operation professionals collecting and collating world trade statistics through official sources. We then align various reporting methodologies into unified format, and convert currencies and unit of measure to provide the best in class trade data tool experiences.

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GTA key features

  • Macroeconomic indicator – Monthly impact assessment of Commodity, Industry Sector, Country, and etc
  • Visibility of traded commodities by Quantities, Total Values and Unit Values
  • Additional Data Fields – Monthly trade flows per:
    • Port
    • Regional regime
    • Transport modes
    • Re-export / Domestics
    • Port
    • State
    • Customs District
    • Province
    • Regional regime
    • US NAICS
    • and more
  • Currency and Unit conversions
  • In-depth research across disparate data sources
  • Repeatable saved reports
  • User–defined commodity groups and location groups
  • Data sources certified to ISO9001:2015
  • Multi-Language Support: GTA on Connect support eleven languages

Our customers in Consulting Firms, Government, Academic, Finance, Multinational Business, Research and Trade Associations confidently rely on GTA for comparable, dependable and easy-to-use global trade information from a single service. Many of our customers also use the Global Trade Atlas in combination with

  • GTA Forecasting identifies trade and transport opportunities with access to long-term trade and transportation data outlooks for 106 countries and regions, across 270 commodities and 16 trade concepts.
  • PIERS provides bill-of-lading level import and export data of the US and 14 international countries .

Key benefits


Rahul Kapoor

He leads an integrated commodity analytics product management, data science and research team. As a business head, he is responsible for driving new product growth for our analytics products Commodities at Sea and Freight Analytics. A subject matter expert in the maritime industry and financial markets, Mr. Kapoor is a thought leader with proven credentials in market analysis forecasting, shipping economics and commodity market developments. He is a regular speaker at major conferences and client events globally, and is frequently interviewed by both print and visual media. Most recently, he was at Bloomberg Intelligence and earlier headed Drewry Financial Research Services Ltd. He has also worked as senior equities analyst at RS Platou Markets and Nomura. Mr. Kapoor holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from BITS, Pilani and a Postgraduate in Management from IMI, New Delhi, India.

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Mark Szakonyi

Bringing more than a decade of experience in researching and analyzing container shipping and logistics, Mark Szakonyi leads editorial coverage at the JOC, encompassing and The Journal of Commerce, part of IHS Markit, Maritime & Trade. Szakonyi oversees the magazine's 100-plus special reports a year, including the Annual Review and Outlook and Top 100 Importers and Exporters issues. In addition to supporting all JOC events, including TPM, TPM Asia, and the Inland Distribution Conference, he is chairman of the annual Canada Trade Conference. His analysis and work have been quoted in mainstream news media including the BBC, The Economist, NPR, and USA TodayBefore joining JOC in July 2011, Szakonyi worked for eight years as a journalist at various daily newspapers and weekly business publications, where he covered logistics, economic development, defense, and public safety. He earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Political Science from Elmhurst College, United States, and a Master's degree with a focus on investigative reporting at the University of Missouri, United States.

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Peter Tirschwell

Mr. Tirschwell is responsible for all content appearing on, The Journal of Commerce magazine and JOC Events, as well as Safety at Sea and Ports & Harbors magazines. Previously, he was executive vice president and chief content officer at JOC Group, as well as a reporter, West Coast Bureau chief, editor in chief and publisher of The Journal of Commerce. Mr. Tirschwell is the founder and chairman of the annual TPM conference in Long Beach, California, one of the world's largest shipping events, and led the development of the JOC Port Productivity data, the first global database of container port and marine terminal performance. He is a columnist for The Journal of Commerce and covering a range of international logistics topics. He is a sought after speaker for industry events and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and The New York Times. He received a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business in New York and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maine, US.

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