The Regional Workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics “International Trade Statistics: Edge of Tomorrow” for the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union and other interested Central Asia and Eastern Europe countries was held on 14-15 November 2019 in Nur- Sultan, Kazakhstan.
The workshop is organized by the United Nations Statistics Division jointly with the Eurasian Economic Commission.
The training course was attended by 36 representatives from 10 CIS countries. Irgashev Botir Samarovich, a head of the Department on Foreign Economic Activity and Trade Statistics of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics took part in the workshop.
The main objective of the workshop is to further enhance the capacity of trade statisticians to apply the most recent internationally agreed recommendations (IMTS2010) and to raise awareness on emerging measurement issues such as e-commerce statistics and big data for IMTS.