International trade in services

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Exports of computer and information services continued to grow in 2015
25 Nov 2016
According to Statistics Finland, exports of computer and information services has grown by 46 per cent in the past two years. In 2015, computer and information services were exported to the value of EUR 7.3 billion, whereby computer and information services covered over 40 per cent of enterprises' service exports. The value of enterprises' service exports was EUR 17.9 billion. The value of service imports totalled EUR 13.9 billion in 2015.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2017.

Description: Statistics on international trade in services describe Finnish enterprises’ international sales and imports of services by service type and target country. International trade in services is included in the balance of payments, so the statistics on international trade in services form part of the current account of Finland. Statistics on international trade in services are also utilised in the production of data on the sector "Rest of the world" in national accounts. These data are additionally transmitted to Eurostat (the Statistical Office of the European Communities), the European Central Bank (ECB), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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Keywords: enterprises, exports, imports, international trade, services.
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Change: Changes to the data content of the statistics on foreign trade in services 
06 Jun 2014
A new service item classification has been adopted in the statistics on foreign trade in services starting from the reference year 2013.

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Statistics: International trade in services [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3525. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.4.2017].
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