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Import Genius

When To Use: 

Use Import Genius:

  • To create a list of goods imported to the United States and selected Latin American countries.
  • When trying to find out what goods a company is importing.
  • Use the visual mapping tool to see connections between suppliers and consignees.

Import Genius is a database built from shipping manifests in ports around the U.S. and selected countries. It includes information such as product shipped, vessel, country of origin, consignee, and more. U.S. data goes back to 2006.

More Info: 

First time users must create an account with their Cornell email address.


More information on Import Genius can be found on its website including a list of shipping terms.


Available to all current Cornell students, faculty, and staff, on campus or remotely.