Expenditures are the values of the amounts that buyers pay, or agree to pay, to sellers in exchange for goods or services that sellers provide to them or to other institutional units designated by the buyers.
Export duties consist of general or specific taxes on goods or services that become payable when the goods leave the economic territory or when the services are delivered to non-residents; profits of export monopolies and taxes resulting from multiple exchange rates are excluded.
Goods (locally produced or manufactured or imported for subsequent re-exports) are regarded as exports when they are taken out of the country.
Changes in volume of external merchandise trade are derived from changes in external merchandise trade value with the effect of price changes that has been discounted.
Table 2A, 2B and 2C provides a summary of the export volume indices and Table 4A, 4B and 4C, of the import volume indices. Trends in the quantity componet are illustrated by this index, which expresses the relationship between the value of a given set of unit values for the current period and the value for the base period.
Exports of goods consist of exports of the following items from residents to non- residents, generally with a change of ownership being involved: general merchandise, goods for processing, repairs on goods, goods procured in foreign ports by domestic carriers and non-monetary gold.
Exports of services consist of the following services provided by residents to non-residents: transportation; travel; communications; construction; insurance; financial; computer and information; royalties and licence fees; other business services; personal, cultural, and recreational services; and government services n.i.e.
The f.o.b. price (free on board price) is the c.i.f. price less the costs of transportation, together with insurance charges, between the customs frontier of the exporting (importing) country and that of the importing (exporting) country.
All animal life.