The OECD has developed a new Database on International Transport and Insurance Costs (ITIC) which shows that distance, natural barriers and infrastructure continue to play an important role in shaping regional (and global) value chains.
G20 merchandise trade in Q2 2016 shows first modest growth since early 2014
The OECD collects and disseminates balance of payments statistics for all OECD countries, the major emerging economies and key aggregates e.g. the OECD total, G7. Data are collected for all the major balances, inflows and outflows in the current, capital and financial accounts. The current account components are also presented seasonally adjusted.
Slowdown in global merchandise trade accelerates in Q1 2016
Conventional international trade statistics offer a picture of trade flows between countries, broken down by types of goods and services. While this is an important input for trade analyses, these data do not offer insights into the actors, or the types of firms, that are actually engaged in cross-border trade. The OECD Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) data do provide such information.
Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) contains international annual trade in goods data broken down by different categories of enterprises.
Global trade slowdown continues in Q4 2015
G20 total international merchandise trade continues to fall in Q3 2015
The workshop will discuss the first results of the OECD Secretariat’s work on integrating FDI statistics into the analysis of Global Value Chains (OECD-WTO Trade in Value Added Initiative) to better account for foreign ownership.
The database on statistics of international trade in services provides statistics on international trade in services at the most detailed partner-country level available. To the extent that countries report them, data are also broken down by type of service according to the EBOPS classification.