STATISTICS

Bulk download of trade datasets

This facility allows users to download the main trade statistics datasets in their entirety in compressed csv (comma separated values) format.


WTO-UNCTAD-ITC annual trade in services dataset

(Last update: May 2016 — Next update: May 2017)

This file contains the complete WTO-UNCTAD-ITC trade in services dataset. It covers exports and imports of total commercial services broken down by detailed sector and by partner country when available. In addition to individual country data, some regional aggregations and economic groupings are available.

The figures are in conformity with the concepts, definitions and classification of the sixth edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6) as well as the 2010 edition of the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services (MSITS 2010).

Statistics on trade in commercial services are sourced from the IMF Balance of Payments Statistics and from the Trade in Services by Partner Country dataset of the OECD. Data for European Union members, EU candidate and EU observer countries as well as the EU(28) aggregate are drawn from Eurostat. For some economies, data are drawn from national sources. Where possible, reported data are complemented by estimations produced by the WTO, UNCTAD and ITC.

For more information on the statistical sources, compilation methodologies and definitions of groups please refer to the Technical Notes.

 

WTO merchandise trade values annual dataset

(Last update: October 2016 — Next update: April 2017)

This file contains the complete WTO dataset on merchandise trade. It covers total merchandise exports and imports by region, selected regional agreements and economy. It also includes the breakdown by major commodity groups for individual economies, selected regional trade agreements and regions at the total level. Further breakdown by origin and destination is available for a few reporters and it is only available for exports.

Trade flows include domestic exports, re-exports, and retained imports. Commodity groups are based on the SITC product nomenclature.

Statistics on merchandise trade are mainly sourced from national sources and complemented with estimations produced by the WTO. Data for individual European Union members are drawn from Eurostat.  Additional data sources include UNSD COMTRADE, the IMF International Financial Statistics, and UNCTAD.

For more information on the statistical sources, compilation methodologies and definitions of groups please refer to the Technical Notes.

 

WTO merchandise trade indices annual dataset

(Last update: April 2016 — Next update: April 2017)

This file contains the complete WTO dataset regarding indices of merchandise trade. It comprises value, volume and unit value indices, base previous year=100 for available individual countries, geographical regions and economic groupings.

Value indices are calculated by the WTO, based on the WTO Merchandise Trade dataset. Unit value indices are sourced mainly from national sources and WTO estimations based on World Bank/IMF commodity prices. Unit value indices from South and Central American countries are based on ECLAC data. Data for individual European Union members are drawn from Eurostat. Other sources used for the indices include the IMF International Trade Statistics and UNCTAD.

Volume indices are calculated by the WTO, deflating the value indices with the unit value indices.

For more information on the statistical sources, compilation methodologies and definitions of groups please refer to the Technical Notes.

 

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