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, ...
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 ...
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.
Report of the training workshop
Report of the training seminar on international trade statistics for English-speaking government statistician
The training seminar on International Trade Statistics for English-speaking Government Statisticians was held at EGA headquarters, Addis Ababa Ethiopia from 26 November to 5 December 1990. The training seminar observed ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Development of electronic commerce in Africa and its implications to trade statistics
This paper analyses development electronic commerce and the Internet in Africa and its implication to trade statistics.