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Upcoming Event

International Conference on Big Data For Official Statistics

Beijing, China 28 – 30 October 2014

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.

Recent Event

International Conference on Measurement of Trade and Economic Globalization

Aguascalientes, Mexico 29 September - 1 October 2014

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) in cooperation with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization (WTO) and Eurostat are organizing an international conference from 29 September to 1 October 2014 at the INEGI Headquarters in Aguascalientes, Mexico.


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Publications

2013 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Vol I - Trade by Country

The International Trade Statistics Yearbook: Volume I - Trade by Country, provides an overview of the latest trends of trade in goods and services of most countries and areas in the world. 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 detailed world data tables on merchandise trade and country trade profiles for most countries and areas in the world. The profiles offer an insight into the merchandise and services trade performance of individual countries and areas by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts using latest available data.

International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions 2010 (IMTS2010)

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
Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010 (MSITS 2010)

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 [Draft]

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