External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 24 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia


External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 24 cover

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SD/2015/7

Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Reports & studies

Publication Subject: External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region

Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology

Focus Area: Statistics, Trade & regional connectivity

Initiatives: Trade & industry statistics

SDGs: Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Keywords: Arab countries, Commodity trade, Exports, Foreign trade, Imports, International trade, Intraregional trade, Trade data interchange, Statistical data

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 24

January 2016

This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member States.  Data are presented in time series until 2014 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed.  The Bulletin aims to assist policymakers, analysts, researchers and other users at the national, regional and international levels.

The Bulletin comprises three parts. Part I is on external trade and contains tables on annual trade growth rates in the region, the total values of imports and exports and the percentage of those values by section of the Harmonized Commodity Description and coding System (HS).  Part II is on intraregional trade and contains tables on intraregional imports and exports as a share of total imports and exports by country and HS section.  Part III is on the directions of trade and contains tables on the imports and exports of each member State with major countries and economic groupings in the world.


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Trade conversion factors in national currencies per US dollar


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