Strengthening the Development of International Merchandise Trade Statistics
Expected Accomplishments

Given the breakdown of the overall objective the project aims to achieve the following expected accomplishments:

I. Improved quality of IMTS, including recording of IMTS related information at Customs and other relevant offices, better application of international recommendations and better data validation at National Statistical Offices, as well as improved dissemination of IMTS and trade indicators.

II. Improved measurement of e-commerce, particularly in relation to IMTS.

III. Initiate a network of trade statisticians for sustainability of capacity.

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