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Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) Revision 4
Series: M, No.34/Rev.4 
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Languages available:C, E, F, R, S
Revision: Rev.4


This publication provides codes for and descriptions of all of the 2970 SITC, Rev. 4 basic headings and corresponding HS07 subheading codes. In addition, in the three appendices are correspondence tables correlating the following: the subheadings of HS07 to the basic headings of SITC, Rev. 4; the basic headings of SITC, Rev. 4 to the basic headings of SITC, Rev. 3; and the basic headings of SITC, Rev. 3 to the basic headings of SITC, Rev. 4. Many countries and national and international organizations continue to use SITC for various purposes, such as for the study of long-term trends in international merchandise trade and aggregation of traded commodities into classes more suitable for economic analysis. SITC, Rev. 4 is available on the UN Statistics Division website. The English version of the publication (Series M, No. 34, Rev. 4) is also available in print and will be translated into all official UN languages in the future.

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