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INTERNATIONAL TRADE STATISTICS (ITS)

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French Equivalent: Statistiques du commerce international (SCI)

Definition:
International Trade Statistics (or ITS) is one of the Data Sources to compile BOP Statistics. ITS measure the quantities and values of goods that add to or subtract from a nation's stock of goods as a result of movement into or out of a country. These data are compiled from forms submitted (by exporters, importers, or their agents) to custom officials or directly to the ITS compiler.

Source Publication:
International Monetary Fund (IMF), "Balance of payments compilation guide", Washington D.C., 1995, p. 5.

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Thursday, July 07, 2005