Freight and insurance expenses in import trade
The National Board of Customs has studied the share of the freight and insurance expenses in the import trade. The previous survey on expenses of import of goods was carried out in 2002-2003. The...
The quality of the foreign trade statistics improved
In 2008, the preliminary statistics on export and import values published monthly by the National Board of Customs deviated less than in the year before from the final figures of the statistical...
Correction to the press release dated 2.2.2009: New standard industrial classification also to be used in foreign trade statistics
The changes are shown in bold
The burden on Intrastat data providers was lightened in 2008
The European Union has published an action plan with the objective to reduce the administrative burden on businesses due to EU legislation by 25 per cent by 2012. Intrastat statistics on intra-EU...
Exports in 2008 pulled down to the level of 2007 at the end of the year
The value of Finnish exports remained at a little less than 66 billion euros in 2008, which is almost exactly the same level as the previous year. In January-October exports were still increasing...
New standard industrial classification also to be used in foreign trade statistics
A new standard industrial classification, TOL 2008, will be taken into use in Finland. The classification will be used in foreign trade in goods statistics starting with the statistics for January...
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