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Source: OECD International Trade by Commodity Statistics (updated continuously) - Annual merchandise trade statistics of OECD countries are shown with all partner countries at 2-digit level of the Harmonised System (HS) 1988. More detailed data are available on DVD and online up to 6-digit level of the HS 1996 and up to 5-digit level of the Standard International Trade Classification (Rev.2 and Rev.3) in terms of values and quantities.
The OECD trade deficit in goods and services with the rest of the world continued deteriorating during the second quarter of 2010, according to new balance of payments data.
Merchandise trade volumes for the G7 countries as a whole continued to grow in the first quarter of 2010, but at a slower pace than in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Merchandise trade volumes continued to grow in the fourth quarter of 2009 in the G7 countries, albeit at a slower pace than in the third quarter.
Merchandise trade volumes of the Group of seven (G7) countries grew in third quarter of 2009 after stabilising in the second but were still were significantly below the levels of 2008.
The statistics presented are an extract from the database: OECD Statistics on International Trade in Services by Service Category. The extraction contains data for OECD countries, European Union 15 and 25 in 12 different services. Details are given for exports (credits), imports (debits) and net, in million of US dollars, by detailed type of service according to the Joint OECD-Eurostat Trade in Services Classification.
The data presented are an extract (Switzerland) of the database Monthly Statistics of International Trade (MSIT) , which provides detailed monthly, quarterly and annual data on trade by OECD member countries and groups of member coutries with partner countries and group of partner countries. MSIT is also available as monthly paper publication.
After the continued drop in quarterly merchandise trade volumes of the Group of seven (G7) countries during the last quarter 2008 and first quarter 2009, the trend reversed with more stable growth volumes in the second quarter 2009.
The unprecedented and largely synchronized drop in merchandise trade volumes of the Group of Seven (G7) countries of the last quarter 2008 continued in the first quarter 2009.
What’s driving the unprecedented collapse in global trade flows? This column shows that the magnitude of the global decline reflects greater synchronisation of trade flow declines across countries. Globalisation has brought the world in sync.