31 Dec TRADE STATISTICS 2013-2016
Overview on Foreign Trade Statistics DNS
The foreign trade statistics covers exports and imports registered at the custom’s stations in Port in Mogadishu.
As International standard the imports are must valued on C.I.F. basis, which represent the value of goods, insurance and freight at port of destination as well as the Exports are also valued on F.O.B basis, which exclude the value of insurance and freight .however, in our context the custom were not have any value costs but they usual record as follows:
- Commodity code
- Item name
- Unit measurement
- Taxes of each item imposed
- Total price of the Taxes
In the light of the above, the custom department are planning to make all efforts to have imports and exports data in systematic manner, by obtaining from the business companies each and every value costs of the all commodities imported and exported.
The directorate of national statistics currently have available data on export and import 1st January 2013 – 31st December 2016 in excel sheet.