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Schedule K Classification of Foreign Ports
Data Dictionary


File Name: \schedk\data\forport.txt and \schedk\dbf\forport.dbf
FIELD NAME	DESCRIPTION                              START	    SIZE

                                                        COLUMN    COLUMN



FPRTCODE	Foreign Port Code                            1         5

FPRTNAME	Foreign Port Name                            6        50

PRIMPORT	Primary Foreign Port Indicator		    56	       1

CTRYNAME	Foreign Country Name			    57	      30

CTRYCODE	Foreign Country Code			    87	       4

LONGITUDE	Longitude of Foreign Port		    91        20

LATITUDE	Latitude of Foreign Port		   111        20







FIELD DESCRIPTIONS:



FPRTCODE      Numeric code identifying the major ports of the world

              directly handling waterborne shipments in the foreign

              trade of the United States.



FPRTNAME      Description for the major ports of the world directly

              handling waterborne shipments in the foreign trade of

              the United States.



PRIMPORT      Indicates the primary port when multiple ports or port

              descriptions are assigned the same foreign port code.

              The value of 1 equals the primary port and a value of 2

              indicates an additional port or an alias name for the

              primary port.



CTRYNAME      Description for the country of the major ports directly handling

	      waterborne shipments in the foreign trade of the United States.



CTRYCODE      Numeric code identifying the country of the major ports

	      according to the country arrangement in Schedule C,

              Classification of Country Designations for U.S. Foreign

	      Trade Statistics. The concordance between the Schedule C

	      and the  Schedule K is based upon the first three digits

	      only; the last two digits identify the specific foreign

	      port. However, there are some cases when the first three

	      Schedule K code are different from the first three

	      digits of the corresponding Schedule C country code.



LONGITUDE     The longitude for the foreign port recorded to five

              decimal places.





LATITUDE      The latitude for the foreign port recorded to five

              decimal places.






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