The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

This is a dynamic tool, which is regularly updated by the UIS. The Institute welcomes feedback from users. Questions and comments should be sent to uis.information@unesco.org.
Browse by letter
Search by word
  • Language
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Chinese
Browse by tag
Show all terms on one page

International trade in services

Definition
Refers to international transactions in services. International transactions in services are in practice referred to as trade in services; a credit entry represents an export of services and a debit entry, an import of services
Source Definition
UN, Eurostat, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, UNWTO and WTO (2012). Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010. para 3.34

Commerce international des services

Définition
Se réfèrent aux transactions internationales portant sur les services sont désignées sous l’appellation de commerce des services; un crédit représente une exportation de services et un débit une importation de services
Source de la définition
Nations Unies, Eurostat, FMI, OCDE, CNUCED, UNWTO et OMC (2012), Manuel des statistiques du commerce international des services 2010. Para. 3.34.

Comercio internacional de servicios

Definición
Se refiere a las transacciones internacionales de servicios se las denomina comercio de servicios, al tiempo que un asiento de crédito representa una exportación de servicios, y un asiento de débito, una importación de servicios.
Fuente(s) de la definición
Naciones Unidas, Eurostat, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, UNWTO y OMC (2012)., Manual de Estadísticas del Comercio Internacional de Servicios, 2010