Trade in Services

Trade in services comprises exports and imports of intangible products, known as services, between a resident and a non-resident.  It includes services provided through foreign affiliates established abroad. The compilation covers services related to travel, transport (both freight and passengers), communication (postal, courier, telephone, satellite), construction, insurance, finance, computer and information, government, royalties and license fees, personal, cultural and recreational and other business (operational leasing, merchanting, technical and professional).

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Trade in services

News & Publications

Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PACCOICOP) 2020

July 6, 2020
The Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose 2020 (PACCOICOP 2020) is a regional classification of goods and services purchased by individuals and households in the Pacific Island countries and territories.

The Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Pacific Island Economies

April 29, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic around the world has necessitated the Statistics Development Division (SDD) of the Pacific Community (SPC) to explore it’s impact on the Pacific Island economies.

UNSD inquired on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the data production of IMTS

April 15, 2020
UNSD inquired through an informal email consultation with our regional partners whether the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted the data production of IMTS.

International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) Training

October 17, 2019
Papua New Guinea National Statistical Office (NSO) hosted the IMTS in-country Training Course from 14-17 October 2019.