The compilation of international merchandise trade statistics (lMTS) relies principally on customs records complemented. as ... are regarded as services within the BOP (hence are excluded from goods) whereas they are included in merchandise trade statistics at the ... of the c.i.f. valuation for imports whereas the fifth edition of the lMFa#39;s Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5) requires the fo.b. valuation.
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