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Welcome to the new and enhanced Comtrade!

Welcome to the new UN Comtrade, the best source for detailed imports and exports statistics in goods and services reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries/areas since 1962. Discover the updated platform with new features to make your research faster, easier and more efficient.

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Energy Statistics

The Energy Statistics Database contains basic statistics for more than 220 countries/territories on production, trade, transformation and consumption (end-use) for solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels, electricity, and heat. It contains data in their original units (e.g. metric tonnes, GWh) as well as calorific values to allow interfuel comparison in a common energy unit (terajoules). Currently, the database provides time series for the period 1950-2020 and is updated annually. Preliminary 2021 data are available for some countries, products and flows.

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National Accounts Statistics

There are two United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD) databases on National Accounts, both available free of charge from the UNdata Portal at

1 – National Accounts Official Country Data Database

2 – National Accounts Estimates of Main Aggregates Database (the same data are also available at in a slightly different format)

While the National Accounts Estimates of Main Aggregates Database can provide you with a comparable measure of countries' economies (e.g., constant 2010 prices, measures in US dollars and national currencies), it is not as detailed as the National Accounts Official Country Data Database (for example, there is no Gross Fixed Capital Formation broken down by industry). On the other hand, the latter displays only official data as provided by the country,

The full database is available for sale for USD $600; further pricing details can also be found here. This database is in MS Access format and UN Publications can provide a download link to it.

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DSAR - Daily Subsistence Allowance Rates

DSA rates are intended to relate to good commercial hotels and restaurants at various locations for more than 250 cities around the world. An additional amount of 15 percent of the average hotel and meal cost is included in the DSA rate to account for incidental expenses. DSA rates generally relate to specific cities within the country. An "elsewhere" rate is also generally provided to encompass all remaining areas of a country

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Once we have received your request, we will contact you to arrange your preferred method of access: either IP Address up to 10 IP ranges or User Name and Password.




1 Year

US $325

2 Years 

US $550

*Note: Non-profit organizations receive a 25% discount on subscriptions.


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United Nations Development Business

Development Business ( is the official United Nations website for consulting, contracting and export opportunities worldwide. Everyday Development Business receives, processes and publishes dozens of procurement notices and contract awards coming in from partners at the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the African Development Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, national governments, United Nations’ agencies and more. Since 1978, its mission has been to provide those in the business community with the tools they need to successfully bid on international contracts.

Subscription to Development Business provides access to:

  • Latest Procurement Notices for international development projects in over 180 countries and 19 business sectors.
  • Contract Awards for potential partnerships and sub-contracting opportunities.
  • Operational Summaries for projects in the pipeline of major multilateral development banks.

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