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Statistics on International Trade in Services 2001-2016

Version
1.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Forschungsdaten- und Servicezentrum der Deutschen Bundesbank
  • Research Data and Service Centre of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Other Title
  • SITS (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
2017-10-10
Language
English
Free Keywords
Cross-border service trade; service exports; service imports
Description
  • Abstract

    Germany’s statistics on international trade in services are collected by the Deutsche Bundesbank in order to compile Germany’s balance of payments statistics and serve as the basis for the research dataset SITS. Service transactions between German residents and non-residents that exceed €12,500 or its equivalent in another currency must be reported to the Deutsche Bundesbank. The reporting requirement applies to German firms including banks, as well as to individuals and public authorities. The research dataset provides detailed information for service transactions of firms engaged in cross-border service trade, such as the transaction value for services exports and imports, the type of exported and imported services (eg transport, R&D etc), partner country and sector classification of the resident firm. The research data are available from 2001 as a panel dataset with a monthly frequency.

Temporal Coverage
  • 2001-01 / 2016-12
  • 2001-01 / 2016-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    World (Countries)
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe

Cross-border service transactions between German residents and non-residents above 12500€ or its equivalent in another currency.

Sampling

Complete inventory above the reporting threshold: service transactions between German residents and non-residents that exceed 12500€.

Time Dimension
  • Frequency:
    monthly
Data and File Information
    • File Name: SITS2001-2016_DOI_1-1.dta
      File Format: Stata-Format
    • File Name: SITS2001-2016_DOI_1-1.dta
      File Format: Stata
Availability
On-site
Usage in the premises of the Deutsche Bundesbank possible
Publications
  • Biewen, Elena; Simon Lohner (2017): Statistics on international trade in services - Data Report 2017-07 - Metadata Version 1. Deutsche Bundesbank Research Data and Service Centre

Update Metadata: 2020-01-22 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2017-10-10

Forschungsdaten- und Servicezentrum der Deutschen Bundesbank; Research Data and Service Centre of the Deutsche Bundesbank (2017): Statistics on International Trade in Services 2001-2016. Version: 1.0. Deutsche Bundesbank. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.12757/Bbk.SITS.0116.01.01