You are now required to register for and use a key to access the data in the APIs. Nevertheless, you may still use the APIs and other data free of charge and you are allowed unlimited access. Just don’t spike us ;-)
Currently there are no limits, however, we track traffic associated with an individual API key.
You are now required to register for and use a key to access the data in the APIs.
Visit the links on the Home page to learn more about the different data sets and their methods.
No. It’s completely free.
Yes, any application (including those for-profit) are welcome to use the API in any way that they see fit.
No. We are not planning to publish XML for the data at this time.
The ITA API is constantly evolving and we will continually make updates. If you have an application that’s no longer working, visit the Change Log page to see if any updates are affecting it.
ITA uses cloud computing, so there is no impact on ITA’s infrastructure.
It will vary based on the type of information requested and the system that it is drawn from. Our goal is to provide the data as close to “real-time” as possible. The documentation for each API specifies how often we update the data.
We get excited for unique and creative applications that provide benefit to businesses that export their products and services overseas. Applications that share ITA’s resources with a wide audience are particularly desirable. Visit our Apps Gallery page for ideas.
ITA would like to share its valuable resources (data, content, information) with as many businesses as possible. Our mission is to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. By sharing ITA’s resources, your applications help us help them!
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