Open US Trade Data/APIs from the International Trade Administration.
Kimberly Becht is the Deputy Program Manager for Web Presence in the International Trade Administration.
In support of President Obama’s Open Government Initiative and the Commerce Department’s strategic plan, the International Trade Administration (ITA) has taken a major step in making its data open and accessible to the public through its Trade Developer Portal.
Announced today by Secretary Pritzker, the portal is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow software developers to create web and mobile applications using information produced by ITA and other trade promotion agencies.
Making its data public to software developers is one more way ITA is helping U.S. businesses export and enabling foreign investment in American companies through the use of cutting edge technologies.
The Trade Developer Portal helps fulfill the Department’s top priority of making federal data open and available to third party developers in order to foster…
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