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Global Export Forecast
Export Development Canada
The Global Export Forecast identifies the major forces acting on the world economy and their implications for Canadian exporters. It describes which foreign markets will offer the best opportunities for Canadian exporters in the coming year, and analyzes the sales outlook by sector. It also discusses the major risks faced by exporters. The Forecast and Executive Summary is available in PDF format.

Country and Area-related Statistics Database
UN Service Trade
The UN Service Trade Database offers valuable statistical and country/area-related information and reports. Includes historical and current data and covers all countries around the world.

Currency Rates and Key Indicators
Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada's website is an accurate source for information regarding currency rates and key indicators.

Data and Metadata on OECD countries
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
This section of the OECD site offers data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-members in all areas including general stats, agriculture and fisheries, labour, environment, economic projections, information and communication technology, demography, population and more.

Economic Indicators
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. economic indicators webpage provides information on new-home sales, housing starts, retail reports, construction spending, U.S. international trade in goods and services and more. Excellent statistical data for anyone looking to export into these industries within the U.S. market.

Factbook 2009 Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Offering economic, environmental and social statistics worldwide for topics such as population and migration, science and technology, macroeconomic trends, economic globalization, prices, energy, labour, environment, education, public finance, quality of life and inequality.

Foreign Trade Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau
This section of the U.S. Census Bureau website provides information on U.S. foreign trade statistics including press releases, trade highlights, country/product trade data, state export data, statistical notices and corrections and more.

International Economic Accounts
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
BEA promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic-accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner. This section provides information on trade in goods and services.

International Trade Data
CanadaBusiness.ca - Trade Map Canada
This site has an interactive tool providing key international trade data by product and by country, provides assessments of global market trends and identifies opportunities in product categories.

International Trade Statistics 2009
World Trade Organization
International Trade Statistics 2009 offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in world trade, covering the details of merchandise trade by product, and trade in commercial services by category. International Trade Statistics 2009 is an invaluable reference for researchers, policy makers, and anyone interested in international trade.​

Statistics and Data
Statistics Canada
Information is available to help clients identify markets, monitor price trends, and manage monetary, tariff and foreign exchange policies. This site also provides a directory of International Trade Statistics.

Statistics and Data on Planning and Researching Exporting Ventures
Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada provides statistical information and data to help plan and research exporting ventures. These statistics and the latest available figures help Canadians better understand their country - its population, resources, economy, society and culture. Statistics Canada tracks a wide variety of export-related information, such as volume of exports within a particular sector and industry.

Statistics Database
UNdata
Statistical databases allow users to search and download over 60 million data points covering a wide range of themes, including country information, agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, and trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.

Statistics on Europe
Eurostat
Eurostat provides the European Union with statistics at the European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Eurostat offers a whole range of important and interesting data that governments, businesses, the education sector, journalists and the public can use for their work and daily life.

Statistics Portal
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
The OECD provides a setting where governments can compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies. The Publications and Documents section of the site provides a long list of resources such as country surveys, reviews, guides, policy briefs, annual reports, projections, forecasts, outlooks and much more.

Trade Investment and Economic Statistics
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
This section of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’s website provides information on trade investment and economic statistics such as merchandise trade, balance of payment, economic indicators and more.

United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database
This website provides access to information and data on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) and the work of the International Merchandise Trade Statistics Section (IMTSS) of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD).

U.S. Economic Census Data
U.S. Census Bureau
Published in 2009 and produced every five years, the economic census, on the U.S. Census Bureau site, profiles U.S. national and local economies.

U.S. State Data Center
U.S. Census Bureau
This is a federal U.S. portal designed to locate sources of statistics generated by state (non-federal) government agencies.

World Bank Data and Research
Offering World Bank Data and Research on a variety of issues including global trends, the world economy, international statistics, country-specific information, sector-specific information and more.

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