Trade in Goods

Trade in goods comprises tangible products, which add or subtract from the stock of material resources of a country by entering (imports) or leaving (exports) its economic territory.  It includes barter transactions or goods exchanged as part of gifts or grants. It excludes goods in transit or temporarily admitted or withdrawn, except for goods for inward or outward processing, as they do not add to or subtract from the stock of material resources of a country.

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News & Publications

What do the statistics tell us about the impacts of Covid-19 on PICT economies – Q4 2021

May 16, 2022
Key economic indicators from the final quarter of 2021 indicate an uneven recovery for the economies of Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new paper from the Pacific Community.

New Goods Classification System in Effect

January 21, 2022
The Pacific Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (PACHS) 2022 is now in effect as of January 1, 2022.

Pacific kava production, trade and consumption: Gaps in data hinder full analysis

October 19, 2021
Cultivating and selling kava is an important source of income for many rural farmers and their families. It is also an important value-adding commodity since other than the usual powder form, it comes in other forms including capsules.

What do the statistics tell us about the Impacts of COVID-19 on PICT Economies

October 5, 2021
Almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, Pacific economies are still grappling with its impact and putting in place their economic recovery efforts.

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