6 minute read Analysing patterns in international trade in services can be a challenging task. Not all countries publish information on trade relations with their partners, and often what a country reports does not match what its trading partners say. The OECD-WTO Balanced Trade in Services (BaTIS) dataset addresses both these problems.read more
5 minute read Global trade expanded in 2022 despite the challenging economic environment. Based on available information, OECD estimates suggest both merchandise and services trade increased by around 12% compared to 2021, as measured in current US dollars.
The annual growth in merchandise trade is the result of rapid expansion in the first half of the year.
4 minute read Nowadays, policymaking and economic analyses rely heavily on statistics and international comparisons. The demand for high-frequency, reliable but also easily accessible data is increasing.read more
5 minute read Traditionnellement, les tableaux des ressources et des emplois (TRE) ont été utilisés pour améliorer les estimations du produit intérieur brut (PIB)…read more
4 minute read Traditionally, Supply and Use Tables (SUTs) have been used to improve Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates by balancing the supply and demand of goods and services within the national accounts.read more
4 minute read Following two years of growth, G20 merchandise trade declined in value terms in Q3 2022, as measured in current US dollars (Figure 1 and 2). Exports and imports contracted by 1.3% and 1.1%, respectively…read more
3 minute read Concerns are growing that globalisation may have created a few big winners at the expense of many losers. This has stimulated efforts to analyse how trade can be made to Work for All, for example by focusing on the skills and occupations of affected workers.read more