Title: Strategic Trade Atlas: Commodity-Based Views
Authors: VERSINO CRISTINAHEINE PETERCARRERA JULLIE
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2018
JRC N°: JRC111471
ISBN: 978-92-79-84031-9 (online)
978-92-79-84032-6 (print)
ISSN: 1831-9424 (online)
1018-5593 (print)
Other Identifiers: EUR 29195 EN
OP KJ-NA-29195-EN-N (online)
OP KJ-NA-29195-EN-C (print)
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC111471
DOI: 10.2760/277525
10.2760/849285
Type: Books
Abstract: A Strategic Trade Atlas was developed to promote understanding of global trade flows of strategic goods, i.e., goods of militarily strategic value, including dual-use goods. This Atlas provides macroscopic graphical representations of global trade flows classified under Harmonized System (HS) codes associated by the World Customs Organization with strategic commodities. The profiles provide readily understandable representations of strategic commodity-related imports and exports classified under these HS codes, based on data originally reported to and made publicly available by the United Nations Statistical Division, then processed to reconcile trade asymmetries by the Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales. This and other high quality, statistically relevant data sources exist, but are largely untapped resources for strategic trade control purposes. Efforts to promote and facilitate use of trade data should enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of strategic trade control efforts.
JRC Directorate:Nuclear Safety and Security

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