This is a special session of the course "How to Analyse Trade Flows".

This course introduces the main concepts of trade flow analysis together with a dedicated tool to perform it (Trade Map). Focus is placed on the meaning and value of trade statistics and trade indicators, as well as the ways of interpreting trade flow data to make informed decisions.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Make informed decisions based on trade statistics and trade indicators; and
  • Use trade flow analysis to determine the trade of a particular product to a particular country.


Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Achievement issued in electronic format.


Lecture 1: Introduction to Trade Statistics
Lecture 2: The Harmonized System
Case Study Exercise 1
Lecture 3: Trade Indicators
Lecture 4: Trade Flow Analysis with Trade Map
Case Study Exercise 2