Frequently Asked Questions
What is the source of Descartes Datamyne’s U.S. and international trade data, and how often this this and the global trade database are updated?
U.S. shipment data is gathered from the Automated Manifest System (AMS), customs declarations and import-export customs statistics. Our international trade data is based on authorized government sources from each reporting country.
U.S. shipment data is updated daily upon receipt from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Our premium global database is updated with Datamyne’s value-added fields weekly.
Note that Datamyne receives updates for its international databases from one to two months after the transactions have been recorded by the respective national customs authority in question. The timeframe is determined by individual national government policy.
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