International trade and balance of payments statistics

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  • Trade by enterprise characteristics (TEC)

    The TEC database contains international annual trade in goods data broken down by different categories of enterprises. It answers questions like who are the firms that are engaged in foreign markets, and what are their characteristics.

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  • Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services

    This Manual is a joint publication of six agencies: the UN, EC, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, and WTO. It addresses a growing demand from governments, businesses and analysts for more relevant, detailed and internationally comparable statistics on services trade.

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  • What exactly are services?

    The term services covers a heterogeneous range of intangible products and activities that are difficult to encapsulate within a simple definition. Services are also often difficult to separate from goods with which they may be associated in varying degrees.

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G7 and BRIICS merchandise trade continues to slow in second quarter of 2015

Merchandise trade in US$ billion
Current prices and exchange rates, s.a.


10/09/2015 - Total G7 and BRIICS international merchandise trade, in current US dollars, continued to contract in the second quarter of 2015, with exports and imports declining by 0.9% and 1.2% respectively, compared with the previous quarter.


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