WTO Annual Report:
The WTO Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of WTO activities over the past year with main focus on trade negotiations and dispute settlements.
WTO Trade Topics:
gives an overview of the different topic areas of trade (trade topics). For each topic there is a historical overview, a status update and access to different documents
Free access to detailed global trade data. UN Comtrade is a repository of official trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It contains annual trade statistics starting from 1962 and monthly trade statistics since 2010
HS, Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System / World Customs Organization The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System generally referred to as "Harmonized System" or simply "HS" is a multipurpose international product nomenclature developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO). It comprises about 5,000 commodity groups; each identified by a six digit code, arranged in a legal and logical structure and is supported by well-defined rules to achieve uniform classification.
Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) / United Nations
In international foreign trade statistics, SITC is often used. In this nomenclature, the degree of processing of the goods (raw materials, semi-finished products, finished products) is crucial for their location in the classification. SITC comprises approx. 3,100 5-digit item numbers.
BEC, Broad Economic Categories.
The original Classification by Broad Economic Categories (BEC) was produced in 1961 to provide a means for international trade statistics to be analyzed by broad economic categories such as food, industrial supplies, capital equipment, consumer durables and consumer non-durables. The original BEC was linked to the Standard International Trade Classification
OECD Quarterly International Trade Statistics:
This reliable and up-to-date source of statistics on international trade of OECD countries provides a detailed insight into the most recent trends in trading patterns for OECD countries with the rest of the world. It replaces Monthly Statistics of International Trade.