U.S. Tariff Data

1. 1972-1988 data provided by Chris Magee of the Department of Economics, Bucknell University.

A complete description of these data can be found HERE.

Series are divided into .Zip files that can be downloaded by selecting the appropriate link in the Data column. A brief description of the data is provided.

2. 1989-2001 data are available from two sources:

The Harmonized Sytem tariff data is available from John Romalis at the University of Chicago.

Duties collected by 1987-based SIC category are available from Peter Schott HERE.

By dividing duties collected by the customs or dutiable value of imports, the tariff rates by SIC category can be computed.

These sources for 1989-2001 tariff data are described in the working paper HERE.

Description Data
This file maps from MSIC industries to SIC industries Data
This file contatins:
  • TARIFF?? = each SIC (1972 code) industry the calculated tariff, for the year indicated by ??
  • RCUST?? = the real (1982 $) customs value of imports, for year ??
  • RCIF?? = the real (1982 $) CIF value of imports, for year ??
  • RDUTY?? = the real (1982 $) value of duties collected, for year ??
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