G20 merchandise trade contracts again in Q3 2023, while services trade growth appears to flatten
G20 merchandise trade declined in Q2 2023, and services trade appears to have slowed
The Handbook provides a consistent measurement framework to guide compilers in their efforts to measure digital trade. While further research and empirical testing will be needed to improve and refine the compilation approaches, the well-established conceptual framework constitutes the basis for the compilation of statistics on digital trade which are internationally comparable and consistent with the broader economic accounts.
G20 merchandise and services trade resilient in Q1 2023
Despite multiple efforts to tackle them at national and international level, asymmetries in international trade data are still significant: the exports of country A to country B rarely match the imports of B from A. To enable a better understanding of global trade patterns, the OECD developed transparent methodologies to reconcile these asymmetries.
Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) have been at the forefront of changes in the global economy, as transportation and communication costs have declined, technologies have facilitated more complex operations, and trade and investment barriers have lessened over the last few decades.
G20 merchandise and services trade fall in Q4 2022, marking a gloomy end to a challenging year
Release Dates of the G20 International Trade Statistics
G20 merchandise trade falls for the first time in two years in Q3 2022, while services trade growth slows further
Navigating challenging business environments is standard practice for most Multinational Enterprises (MNEs), as they often operate in several countries coordinating their activities over multiple markets. Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has triggered unprecedented economic sanctions with potentially far‑reaching implications for doing business in Russia.