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BEC-classification in international trade in goods statistics

Publication date 31.10.2017 9.00
Press release

Classification by Broad Economic Categories

Finnish international trade statistics are available in Monthly statistics and in the data base now also in the standard of statistical classification of BEC (Broad Economic Categories). BEC is upheld by the UN and it is based on SITC-nomenclature. The classification correlates the goods to macroeconomic categories (capital goods, intermediates goods, and consumer goods).

Finnish Customs, Statistics
Further information: Anssi Kaarna, tel. +358 40 332 8153 or Christina Telasuo, tel. +358 40 332 1828
BEC goods classification Statistics bulletin