Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) is an initiative to create and maintain technical and statistical standards and guidelines together with an IT architecture and IT tools. SDMX aims at standardising and modernising the mechanisms and processes for the exchange of statistical data and metadata among international organisations and their member countries.
SDMX is sponsored by seven international organisations including the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the European Central Bank (ECB), Eurostat (Statistical Office of the European Union), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), and the World Bank.
UNSD is a member of the SDMX Sponsors Committee and SDMX Secretariat, and participates in the SDMX Statistical Working Group and Technical Working Group.

UNSD Resources on SDMX

SDMX for SDG Indicators.

UNSD acts as the secretariat and coordinator of the SDMX-SDG Working Group, tasked with developing SDMX structures for the Sustainable Development Goals indicators.

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SDMX for International Merchandise Trade Statistics

UNSD chairs and interagency working group that develops an implementation framework of the SDMX standard in the field of International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS)

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UNSD SDMX Dissemination

UNdata SDMX API and SDMX Browser.

Additional Resources

Please visit https://sdmx.org for additional information on SDMX.

Meetings and Events

8th SDMX Global Conference

September 20-23, 2021, Capacity Building    Virtual
September 27-30, 2021, Conference    Virtual

10th Expert Group Meeting on Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange

January 25-28, 2021    Virtual

7th SDMX Global Conference

16 – 19 September 2019    Budapest, Hungary

9th SDMX Expert Group Meeting

22-25 October 2018    Paris, France

6th SDMX Global Conference - "SDMX for the Data Revolution"

2 to 5 October 2017   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

More Global Events

Featured Databases

UN Comtrade

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