The yearbook on external and intra-European Union trade provides data on long-term trends in the trade of the European Union and its Member States. In particular, it contains annual statistics on the trade flows of the EU with its main trading partners on the one hand and between the Member States on the other. These statistics are broken down by major product groups. The publication also includes extra chapters on the trade of candidate countries and EFTA members. [+]
Statistics in focus. Science and technology 7/2008.
This issue of Statistics in Focus presents a detailed analysis of the trade in high-tech products, concentrating mainly on world market share aspects. In 2005, the EU was the world leader in trade in high- tech products, closely followed by the United States. However, China's share of world trade has grown rapidly and, after having overtaken Japan, it is now catching up with the EU and the United States. [+]
Statistics in focus. General and regional statistics 4/2008.
EU-27 external trade with the United States, EFTA countries, China, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Canada and Australia, 2006 data. [+]
MEDSTAT II: Asymmetry in foreign trade statistics.
This document discusses the need for and usefulness of mirror exercises in foreign trade statistics based on the experience of the Mediterranean partner countries. This publication has been prepared within the framework of MEDSTAT II, the EU-funded regional Euro-Mediterranean Statistical Cooperation programme (see Statistical co-operation with Mediterranean countries). [+]