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EXPORTS OF GOODS AND SERVICES – SNA

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French Equivalent: Exportations de biens et de services - SCN

Definition:
Exports of goods and services consist of sales, barter, or gifts or grants, of goods and services from residents to non-residents. The treatment of exports and imports in the SNA is generally identical with that in the balance of payments accounts as described in the Balance of Payments Manual.

Context:
The international standard for the concepts and definitions for merchandise trade are outlined in the UN publication, International Merchandise Trade Statistics – Concepts and Definitions, United Nations, 1998, Series F, No. 52, Rev. 2.

Source Publication:
SNA 14.88 [14.91, 14.94]. See also ESA [3.128].

Cross References:
Exports of goods and services – merchandise trade – UN

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Version Indicator: SNA

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003