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Exports and exports value of goods (merchandise)
Description Goods leaving the statistical territory of a country. In the general trade system, the definition of the statistical territory of a country coincides with its economic territory. In the special trade system, the definition of the statistical territory comprises only a particular part of the economic territory, mainly that part which coincides with the free circulation area for goods. The free circulation area is a part of the economic territory of a country within which goods may be disposed of without Customs restrictions. (34)
Source United Nations (1998c). International Merchandise Trade Statistics -- Concepts and Definitions. Statistics Division, Series F, No. 52, Rev. 2 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.98.XVII.16).
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