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The 2015 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II - Trade by Product contains detailed tables showing international trade for 258 individual commodities (3-digit SITC groups), for the 11 main Extended Balance of Payments Services (EBOPS) categories, and eleven world trade tables covering trade values and indices up to the year 2015. The information contained in the publication is based on data provided by approximately 175 countries (or areas) in the world. The yearbook is also made available online at http://unstats.un.org/unsd/pubs/gesgrid.asp?class=trade. For access to more detailed data, users are requested to go online at UN Comtrade (http://comtrade.un.org) which is the source of the information presented in the yearbook.
The publication is aimed at both specialist trade data users and common audience at large. The presented data, charts and analyses will benefit policy makers, government agencies, non-government organizations, civil society organizations, journalists, academics, researchers, students, businesses and anyone who is interested in trade issues. The information and analyses are presented in a way which can be comprehended by non-expert users of statistics.