Services trade

Services Trade Restrictiveness Index Country Notes


Using the STRI country notes

The country notes are two-page summaries of the STRI results for each country. Each note features a chart that depicts the STRI indices for 22 services sectors together with the average and the lowest score of the 44 countries for each sector. The country notes also provide a brief description of the importance of services in trade, production and employment and the main characteristics of the services trade policy environment.

The 22 sectors included are: computer services, construction, legal services, accounting services, architecture, engineering, telecoms, distribution, broadcasting, motion pictures, sound recording, commercial banking, insurance, air transport, maritime transport, road transport, rail transport, courier and logistics (cargo-handling, storage and warehouse, freight forwarding, customs brokerage) services.

The 44 country notes were most recently updated in January 2019. 


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  Australia English  
  Austria English  
  Belgium English  
Brazil English  
  Canada English  
Chile English  
China English  
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  Denmark English  
  Estonia English  
  Finland English  
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  Iceland English  
India English  
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  Japan English  
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  Mexico English  
  Netherlands English  
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  Poland English  
  Portugal English  
Russian Federation English  
Slovak Republic English  
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  Spain English  
  Sweden English  
  Switzerland English  
 ‌ Turkey English  
  United Kingdom English  
  United States English  


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