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The International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Compilers Manual, Revision 1 (IMTS 2010-CM) supports statisticians in countries in the implementation of the new and updated recommendations contained in International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions, Revision 3 (IMTS 2010). The Manual contains further and more detailed explanation of certain recommendations and provides practical guidance for trade statistics compilers by describing good or best practices applicable under different circumstances. However, the Manual is also a very valuable source of information for all users and analysts of trade statistics as it highlights critical issues of trade statistics and its compilation and describes existing country practises in numerous examples. Readers will gain an inside look in trade statistics, allowing an in depth understanding of issues and practises.