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UN Commodity Trade Statistics Database

Alternate Title:
UN Comtrade

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
United Nations Statistics Division
United Nations Statistics Division
1962 to date
Frequency of Updates:

Comtrade database contains very detailed merchandise trade statistics (see; for other international statistics try UN STATS. Includes Commodity list, country list, glossary and various methods for selecting and using the data, including graphs, downloads, and favorites.

Indiana University Bloomington is a depository for United Nations' documents.  For additional information consult the staff in Government Information, Microforms, and Statistical Services (2nd Floor of the IUB Herman B Wells Library).  812-855-6924, email:

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Unlimited simultaneous users
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Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Frank-Wilson, Marion
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Library of Congress Subjects:

Commercial Statistics