Note on external trade index construction in African countries
The end-use categories and the geographical areas which the partial indices refer to as well as the periodicity of index construction and the basis adopted both for purposes of calculation and publication differ considerably ...
Report of the seminar on external trade statistics
A seminar on External Trade Statistics met in Addis Ababa from 29 November to 7 December, 1961. The seminar originated in a proposal of the Second Conference of African Statisticians, which recommended (report, paragraph ...
Review of external trade statistics problems in Africa : note by the secretariat
The basic document for discussion of commodity classification is "External Trade Statistics" (E/CN.14/STAT/L.17), prepared by the Statistical Office of the United Nations.
Quantum Units in external trade statistics of African countries
This paper focuses on Quantum Units in external trade statistics of African countries. This study of quantum units is undertaken to enable the third conference of African statisticians to make recommendations on the ...
Geographical classification in external trade statistics
This paper focuses on the geographical classification in external trade statistics. The Economic Commission for Africa at its last two sessions laid particular emphasis on studies of the different aspects of African trade, ...
Report of the working group on experts on foreign trade statistics
The Working Group of Experts on Foreign Trade Statistics convened by the Economic Commission for Africa met in Addis from 25 to 27 September 1963 the group consisted of twelve experts, of whom nine were from African ...
Recent activities of the ECA secretariat in external trade statistics
The Economic Commission for Africa have repeatedly emphasized the importance to their studies of the development of African external trade statistics and their international comparability. Paragraph 248 of the Commission's ...