United Nations Statistics Division
Methods Used in Compiling the United Nations Price Indexes for External Trade, v.II--(Also incorporating quantum indexes)
Series: M, No.82/v.II
Languages available:E, F, *R, *S
This volume continues volume I of Series M, No. 82 (Sales No. 87.XVII.4), with details on history, sources of data and methods used by the United Nations Statistics Division in compilation of the price (unit value) indexes of total exports and imports, manufactured goods exports, fuel imports, exports of machinery and transport equipment. It describes the derivation of quantum indexes and indexes of terms of trade for selected countries and for major regions of the world and includes an annex which provides samples of tables published in the Monthly Bulletin of Statistics and a full list of current sources. Out of print except for English and French.