With a focus on trade statistics

A Regional Workshop on International Trade Statistics: Implementation of IMTS 2010 and a new vision for trade statistics will be held on 1-5 October in San Jose, Costa Rica

This workshop is organized by DESA’s Statistics Division in cooperation with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica which is hosting this event.

The focus of the workshop will be on the updated and new recommendations for International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) as contained in International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions 2010 (IMTS 2010) and their implementation within the countries of Latin America. Particular attention will be given to the elements of the recommendations that provide additional information and that aim at the further development of the merchandise trade statistics in countries (or areas).

For more information:
Calendar of Events of DESA’s Statistics Division