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Data and Statistics

The Trade and International Integration team of the World Bank's Development Research Group collects and disseminates data to support its own research activities and the global trade policy agenda:

Trade Policy

Trade Policy

Trade Policy Changes During Global Crisis, 2008
Data on Trade and Import Barriers, 2005 - 2010
  Temporary Trade Barriers Database, 1980s - 2012
Trade, Production and Protection Database, 1976 - 2004
WTO Dispute Settlement Database, 1995 - 2006

  Overall Trade Restrictiveness Indices, 2008
  Banking Crisis and Exports Dataset, 1980 - 2000
Estimates of Distortions to Agricultural Incentives
, 1955 - 2007
Social Accounting Matrices for the Regions of Russia, 2001 

Trade in Services

Trade in Services

  Trade in Services Negotiations: A Guide for Developing Countries 
Services Trade Restrictions Database
Services Sector Openness Indicators - Coming soon

International Migration

International Migration Global Bilateral Migration Database, 1960 - 2000
Migration Database with Gender Breakdown, 1990 - 2000
Migration Database with Age of Entry, 1900 - 2000
Panel Data on International Migration, 1975 - 2000
Medical Brain Drain, 1991 - 2004
Extended Bilateral Migration Database - Joint OECD - World Bank

Trade, Labor and Poverty

Trade and Poverty  Estimates of Distortions to Agricultural Incentives, 1955 - 2007
  Trade, Production and Protection Database, 1976 - 2004
  Social Accounting Matrices for the Regions of Russia, 2001

Trade Costs and Facilitation

Trade Costs and Facilitation UNESCAP/World Bank International Trade Costs, 1990-2011
Maritime Transport Costs and Port Efficiency
Trade Facilitation Indicators: Hard & Soft Infrastructure, 2004 - 2007
EU Standards Database,1995 - 2003
  Technical Barriers to Trade Survey, 2000 - 2001
Assessing Potential Benefit of Trade Facilitation: A Global Perspective 

Trade, Technology and Productivity

Trade, Innovation and Firm Productivity Exporter Dynamics Database, 1997 - 2011
EU Standards Database, 1995 - 2003
Innovation and Development Around the World, 1960 - 2000


Other Trade-related Databases

World Trade Indicators (WTI) 
Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 
 World Development Indicators (WDI)
GTAP Africa Trade Database, 2004

Global Preferential Trade Agreements Database (GPTAD) 


Tools for Analysis & Diagnostics

The Bank also provides country teams and policymakers with software and excel based tools to carry out trade analysis and diagnostics:

  World Integrated Trade Solution (WITS)
Clusters for Competitiveness: A Practical Guide for Developing Cluster Initiatives
  Tariff Reform Impact Simulation Tool (TRIST)
 International Trade Centre's Market Analysis Tools 

Last updated on July 30, 2012

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