International merchandise trade statistics are confidentialised to prevent the identification of the activities of individual exporters and importers, where this is requested by the individual or organisation concerned and it is determined that their data would otherwise be identifiable.
The Confidential Commodities List (CCL) contains information on all commodity based restrictions. The CCL is updated monthly and details all import and export commodities which have been subject to confidentiality restrictions since 1 January 1988.
The CCL is available from the Details tab of this document. The data cube presents information under the following four headings:
The CCL is applied to International Trade in Goods and Services Australia (cat. no. 5368.0) data before release.
- changes and new restrictions to import items in the current month
- changes and new restrictions to export items in the current month
- all import restrictions from January 1988 to the current month
- all export restrictions from January 1988 to the current month.