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International Trade Statistics: Principal Databases

Guidance in selecting sources of foreign trade data.

database comparison

Source Countries & Years Commodity Detail

UN Comtrade

 guest access only

200+ reporters

all partners

1962-

HS 2-6 digit

SITC 5 digit

OECD iLibrary

 

33 reporters

all partners

1960-

HS 2-6 digit

SITC 5 digit

Eurostat

25 reporters

all partners

1995-

CN8

HS 2-6 digit

SITC 5 digit

USITC DataWeb

U.S. only reporter

all partners

1989-

HTS 2-10 digit

NAICS 6 digit

SITC 5 digit

USATrade

 Registration required

U.S. only reporter

all partners

1992-

HTS 2-10 digit

NAICS 6 digit

UNData

200+ reporters

no partners

1988-

HS 6 digit

UNCTADstat

 

region & treaty groups

no partners

years vary

SITC 1-3 digit

WTO Statistics

Database        

various reporters

few partners

1980- et al.

Broad groups

IHS Global Insight

 

various reporters

no partners

10+ years; et al. 

Sectors

 

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