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Wto Preferential Trade Agreements Database

The United Nations Statistical Database on Trade in Services provides users with transnational data on trade in services using the Classification of Extended Balance of Payments Services (EBOPS). The database covers 198 countries from 2000. The Design of Free Trade Agreements (DESTA) database collects data on different types of preferential trade agreements (PTA) (e.g. B unions, free trade agreements, economic integration agreements, etc.). Starting in 1947, users will be able to browse about 790 PTAs with information on sector coverage, depth of commitments, trade integration and compliance. Eurostat provides users with data on transnational flows of goods and services, the added value of exports and investment for the 28 Member States of the European Union. Global trade alert providers will provide users with real-time information on the actions taken by the state during the current global recession that could affect international trade. The database allows users to search for the nature of the measure, the sector, the implementation of the jurisdiction or the relevant business partner. InTrade is managed by the Inter-American Development Bank and provides information on integration and trade in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The database contains information on trade agreements, export and import data, as well as market access indicators, including customs plans and rules of origin. The OECD Statistical Database provides the 34 OECD countries and their trading partners with access to data on time series exchanges. The database includes trade flows of goods and services as well as non-traditional indicators such as trade in intermediate goods and trade in export imputations. The IMF provides access to trade and investment data through the following databases: Directorate of Trade Statistics (DOTS), Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS) and International Financial Statistics (IFC). The data cover all 188 IMF members from 1948 onset and include transnational trade flows, international economic transactions and the international investment positions of member states. The ARIC database is provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and provides information on regional cooperation and integration in the 48 member states of the ADB. The data cover cross-flows and investment flows, as well as trade intensity and export intensity indices from 1990 onset. The World Trade Organization`s database on preferential trade agreements (EEA) contains information on non-reciprocal preferential trade agreements implemented by WTO member states.

From 1962 on, Wits provided access to international merchandise trade indicators and market access for 199 countries and 20 pre-defined groups. WITS allows users to retrieve and analyze business and tariff data. Convert data between different nomenclatures (harmonized system (SH) and standard International Trade Classification (CTCI). WiTS also includes a simulation tool to calculate the impact of tariff changes on trade flows, customs revenues and consumer well-being using partial balance modeling tools. From 1960, DataBank provided users with chronological data on trade and investment for all 188 world Bank member countries. The data include trade flows, tariffs, terms of trade and foreign direct investment. The RTA-IS database contains information on RTAs that have come into force that have been notified or for which a notification has been made to the WTO.