The Trade Statistics Branch (TSB) of the United Nations Statistics Division is responsible for International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) and Statistics of International Trade in Services (SITS). Additional activities include Tourism Statistics, Distributive Trade Statistics (DTS) and the Compilation of Basic Economic Statistics.
For each of these statistical areas TSB develops or is involved in the development of the international methodology and cooperates with countries and international organizations to strengthen statistical capacity. For merchandise trade (IMTS) and trade in services (SITS) TSB collects and disseminates detailed data. For merchandise trade additional outputs such as a yearbook are available. Further details are given via the links on the left-hand menu. Latest news on IMTS, SITS and additional activities are provided on the right.