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Dataset | 5 September 2014

Trade - Crops and livestock products

Data on trade (import and export) of main agricultural and food products.

The trade database includes the following variables: export quantity, export value and export unit value, import quantity, import value and import unit value. The trade database includes all food and agriculture products (as well as food, and some agricultural wastes) imported/exported annually by all the countries in the world.

The detailed food and agriculture trade data collected, processed and disseminated by FAO according to the standard International Merchandise Trade Statistics Methodology. The data is mainly provided by UNSD, Eurostat, and other national authorities as needed. This source data is checked for outliers, trade partner data is used for non-reporting countries or missing cells, and data on food aid is added to take into account total cross-border trade flows.