United Nations Statistics Division
National Practices in Compilation and Dissemination of External Trade Index Numbers: A Technical Report
Series: F, No.86
Languages available:E, S, R, A, F, C
This report describes national practices in the compilation of external trade index numbers for 76 countries and the European Union. The following topics are covered: index number series produced; source of information; index calculation methods; limitations of indices, problems encountered and other methodological observations specific to each country; release dates; revision policy; dissemination; compiling agency and contact information.