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Merchandise trade continued to grow strongly across major economies in the first quarter of 2011. Total imports of G7 and BRICS countries grew by 11% in the first quarter compared to 8.2% in the previous quarter.
Source: OECD International Trade by Commodity Statistics (updated continuously) - Conversion factors are used to convert ITCS data from national currencies into United States dollars. The conversion factors are the rates provided to the UNSD either by the country concerned or compiled by the IMF. Trade conversion factors are weighted monthly or quarterly exchange rates, the weights being the corresponding monthly or quarterly values
Merchandise trade growth quickened in the final quarter of 2010 in most major economies, with record trade figures in China.
Joint OECD-Eurostat annual publication providing annual data on international trade in services of OECD countries, broken down by type of service.
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The OECD-Eurostat Trade by Enterprise Characteristics database (TEC) reveals that 4.5% of US firms sell to foreign markets (Figure 1). On average, a similar share of EU firms exports to other European Union member countries, but only 2.7% of EU firms export outside EU markets.
ITCS provides detailed annual imports and exports data for each OECD member country by commodity and partner country.
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.
This publication by OECD on statistics of trade in services broken down by partner country is a response to a growing interest in trade in services partly due to their increasing importance in economic production and partly drive...