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)

Data Collection

Regular data request

Please find below the data request of the United Nation Statistics Division/ Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNSD/DESA) for 2019 Annual and 2020 Monthly Merchandise Trade Statistics and Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) data.

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It is requested to provide the data, including provisional data as soon as it becomes available and then any revisions and the final data when they are ready. The initial data request is sent in February and followed-up with reminders at appropriate times.

Request for monthly data

Since May 2010 the United Nations Statistics Division/Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNSD/DESA) started the initiative to establish a data collection for detailed monthly merchandise trade data in order to address the need to make these data available in a standardized format at the global level. Please find below the initial data request of May 2010.

UNSD request for monthly data