International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures (ICNTM)
Basic Bibliographic Information
To Be Determined
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
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CLASSIFICATION INTERNATIONALE DES MESURES NON TARIFAIRES
CLASIFICACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE MEDIDAS NO ARANCELARIAS
التصـنـــيـف الـدولـــيللـتـدابــيـــر غـــري التعـريـفــيــة
МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ КЛАССИФИКАЦИЯ НЕТАРИФНЫХ МЕР
Fully available only in English.
Structure, titles, explanatory notes and introductory materials are available in all the languages listed. Application guidelines available in English and French.
Purpose of the Classification
2.6 International trade and balance of payments
To provide a taxonomy of trade related policies and regulations, to collect data on non-tariff measures and to develop statistics on non-tariff measures.
Trade and Market access analysis
Trade and Market access Researchers, Policy Makers and Traders
Trade related policies on goods other than ordinary customs duties
Concept Being Classified:
Trade related regulations for goods (non-tariff measures)
Develop a definition of non-tariff measures; Create a taxonomy taking into account all existing and possible non-tariff measures
Definition of Structure:
Number of Items:
A11 or E119
Criteria for Definition of Levels:
(1) To be in line with international trade law and national policies, (2) to achieve the most disaggregated level of the type of non-tariff measure and (3) for which data collection and statistical work is meaningful
Chronology of revisions/versions of the classification:
Title or Version Number:
Official Adopting Entity:
Reason for Latest Revision:
The 2019 revision was done to improve existing categories based on experience gained in using the classification since 2012 and also to expand some of the chapters that were not categorized in the first (2012) edition of the classification.
New sub categories were added to some chapters and a taxonomy for some other chapters was created.
Coding Index Available:
Training Materials and Other Documents:
1. Training Materials and Other Documents: Online Tutorials and Trainings are available at https://trainsonline.unctad.org/training
2. The guidelines to collect non-tariff measures using the International Classification of NTMs: https://unctad.org/webflyer/guidelines-collection-data-official-non-tariff-measures
Agency / Office:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities
Samuel Munyaneza, Economic Affairs Officer
+41 22 9175540
Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva
The classification has been developed by eight international organizations with observers from governments and is used globally by many international and regional organizations, countries and researchers.