Contact information
International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) Section
  International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS)
  Methodology IMTS
  UN Expert Group on IMTS
Database UN Comtrade
  Data collection
Analytical tables/ publications(IMTS)
International cooperation and workshops (IMTS)
International Trade in Services Section
  Statistics of International Trade in Services (SITS)
  Methodology SITS
  Database UN ServiceTrade
    Data collection
  International cooperation and workshops (SITS)
    Task Force on SITS (TFSITS)
  Task Force (TFSITS) Newsletter
  Tourism Statistics
  International cooperation and workshops
    UN Expert Group on Tourism Statistics (EGTS)
Additional Activities
  Distributive Trade Statistics (DTS)
  Methodology DTS
  International cooperation and workshops (DTS)
  UN Expert Group on DTS
  Related Links
  Compilation of Basic Economic Statistics
  Economic Census
  International cooperation and workshops (BES)

Development Account Project 06/07K:
Strengthening the Development of International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) and the
Compilation of e-commerce in Member Countries of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Resource Center

This page will provide links or will post information important for the compilation of international merchandise trade statistics.

International recommendations

  • International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Compilers Manual (English, Arabic)
  • International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions, Revision 2 (English, Arabic)

Classifications and correlation tables