Areas of difficulties encountered by African countries in the development of their trade statistics
For historical reasons trade statistics until fairly recently drawn up for groups of territories or countries which subsequently achieved independence individually. This applied particularly to former French West Africa, ...
International trade classifications : standard international trade classification (SITC)
Although the search for greater comparability of foreign trade statistics has been going on for a very long time it was not until the nineteen-thirties that significant developments, towards the solution of the problem ...