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The United Nation Statistical Division (UNSD) Commodity Trade (UN Comtrade) Data Base that contains Exports and Imports by Commodity and Partner Country. Values are recorded in US Dollars along with a variety of quantity measures. The Data Base includes information for over 160 countries, some of which have been reporting these types of statistics to the United Nations since 1962. The data are provided according to various six internationally recognized trade and tariff classifications. For more information Click here.

The UNCTAD Trade Analysis Information System (TRAINS) contains information on tariffs and non-tariff measures for more than 160 countries. The data on tariffs and non-tariff measures are recorded at the most detailed Commodity Description and Coding System (HS), at the National Tariff Line Level. Tariff information contains not only applied MFN tariff rates, but also to the extent possible, various preferential regimes including the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and other Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) rates including bilateral trade agreement tariff rates. Since 2010, most tariff data in TRAINS come from the International Trade Center (ITC).

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) Integrated Data Base (IDB) that contain imports by commodity and partner country and MFN applied and where available preferencial tariffs, at the most detailed commodity level of the national tariffs. The Consolidated Tariff Schedule Data Base (CTS) contains WTO Bound Tariffs, Initial Negotiating Rights (INR) and other indicators.The CTS reflects the concessions made by countries during goods negotiations (e.g., the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations). The IDB and CTS are practical working tool and there are no implications as to the legal status of the information contained therein.