The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India organize jointly a Regional Seminar on International Trade Statistics from 3 to 6 November in New Delhi, India.
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the National Bureau of Statistics of China organize jointly an International Conference on Big Data For Official Statistics from 28 to 30 October in Beijing, China.
The International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume II - Trade by Product, provides an overview of the latest trends of trade in goods and services showing international trade for 257 individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups) and for the 11 main Extended Balance of Payments Services (EBOPS) categories. The publication is aimed at both specialist trade data users and common audience at large. The presented data, charts and analyses will benefit policy makers, government agencies, non-government organizations, civil society organizations, journalists, academics, researchers, students, businesses and anyone who is interested in trade issues.
The yearbook contains commodity trade profiles for 257 individual commodities and profiles of service trade for the 11 main EBOPS categories. The profiles offer an insight into the trends in individual commodities and service categories by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts using latest available data.
International merchandise trade statistics aim to satisfy the information needs of various user groups, ranging from international trade policymakers and commodity market analysts to compilers of balance of payments and national accounts. IMTS 2010 is intended to provide recommendations that are globally applicable and operational. The conceptual framework of IMTS 2010 reflects both the multipurpose nature of these statistics and concern for availability of the adequate data sources and data-compilation procedures. IMTS 2010 follows an integrated approach to economic statistics, including the use, as applicable,of common concepts, definitions, classifications and data-compilation strategies.IMTS2010 Compilers Manual
The Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010 (MSITS 2010) addresses the needs of a variety of producers and users of such statistics. While it is primarily a guide for statistical compilers, it is also a useful tool for governments and international organizations that use statistical information in connection with international negotiations on trade in services. Furthermore, it can aid enterprises and others that need to monitor developments in international services markets.MSITS2010 Compilers Guide [White Cover Unedited]