5489.0 - International Merchandise Trade, Australia, Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2001  
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    List of Abbreviations
    Chapter 1. Introduction
    Chapter 2. Conceptual Framework
      International Merchandise Trade
      Australia's Territory
      Trade Systems
      Time of Recording
      Commodity Classifications
      Partner Country
    Chapter 3. Data Definitions and Treatments
      Data Items
      Special Cases and Their Treatment
    Chapter 4. Classifications
      Commodity Classifications
      Industry Classifications
      Country Classifications
    Chapter 5. Data Sources and Methods
      Data Source
      Compilation Methods
    Chapter 6. Data Confidentiality
      Types of Restrictions
      Requests for Restrictions
      Confidential Commodities List
      Application of confidentiality restrictions
      Special aggregate data releases
      Other sources, and further information
    Chapter 7. Data Dissemination
      Dissemination policies and practices
      Dissemination of data
    Chapter 8. Data Quality
      Accuracy and Reliability
      Cost Effectiveness
    Chapter 9. Relationship to Other Statistics
      Balance of payments
      National accounts
      Producer price indexes
    Chapter 10. Emerging Issues
      The new tax system
      Cargo management re-engineering
      HS 2002 review
      Appendix 1. Units of Quantity
      Appendix 2. Countries of Origin/Final Destination and Alphabetic Codes - as at July 2000
      Appendix 3. Major Country Groups - as at July 2000
    List of References