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Updated: 30 August 2013

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Please Note (about TradSTAT)

A new dissemination policy regarding data for China was adopted in 2013. Data is disseminated separately for China, mainland (code 41), China, Hong Kong SAR (code 96), China, Macao SAR (code 128) and China, Taiwan Province of (code 214), and is aggregated under China (code 351). Previously in the Trade domain China (code 357) referred to the aggregate of China, mainland (code 41) and China, Taiwan Province of (code 214) while China, Hong Kong SAR (code 96) and China, Macao SAR (code 128) were disseminated separately.

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Values are given in 1000 US$.


The Trade module provides comprehensive, comparable and up-to-date annual trade statistics by country, region and economic country groups for about 600 individual food and agriculture commodities since 1961.

The detailed food and agriculture trade data collected, processed and disseminated by FAO according to the standard International Merchandise Trade Statistics Methodology is mainly provided by the national authorities and other international organizations. The total merchandise trade value by country is annually updated according to the national publications on Balance of Payment and trade statistics and harmonised with the consolidated figures disseminated by the Inter-Agency Common Data Set (CDS) on Total Merchandise Trade Statistics by countries. 

This module contains:
 Detailed trade data
 Detailed trade matrix

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