BEC goods classification
Classification by Broad Economic Categories
The BEC classification (Classification by Broad Economic Categories) is a goods classification of foreign trade statistics. The classification correlates the goods to macroeconomic categories (capital goods, intermediates goods, and consumer goods).
Each of the 3,121 SITC headings is correlated to one of the nineteen BEC basic heading.
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- finding and interpreting statistics on the foreign trade of goods
- the use of the service for searching data in international trade statistics i.e. ULJAS database.