Global Trade Flows

A comprehensive source of forecasts for world trade. COMING SOON: Expanded service to include volume measures, across hundreds of commodities

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This unique service analyses extensive global trade flow data. Exports, imports, and trade balances are identified, with historical estimates and forecasts to 2035 for each country relative to all other nations in the databank.

About the Global Trade Flows service


Bilateral trade flow data and forecasts for 180 countries, and bilateral flows by product for 33 major trading nations.


Regular updates ensure clients can be confident they have the latest information on which to base their decisions.


Our modelling framework ensures that all forecasts are consistent across countries, regions, trading blocs, and the world.

Custom forecasts

Our models, forecasts, and datasets can be customised to fit an organisation’s unique needs.

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Software and support

Our web-based databank allows users to quickly build custom queries and view data in tables, dashboards, charts, or maps with the capability to export as an image or to Excel. We also provide full client support to answer questions about our data or forecasts.

Global Trade Service

For 180 countries, trade in goods by partner between countries, regions, and aggregations. Indicators include:

  • Exports, US$
  • Exports, % of GDP
  • Exports, % of total exports
  • Imports, US$
  • Imports, % of GDP
  • Imports, % of total imports
  • Visible trade balance, US$
  • Visible trade balance, % of GDP
Trade-by-product databank

For 33 countries, bilateral trade flows are further dis-aggregated by product type, based on the UN Standard International Classification (SITC). The main categories are food, drinks and tobacco; raw materials; energy products; chemicals; machinery and transport equipment; other manufactured goods.


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“Oxford Economics’ data and forecasts form the backbone of our demand models. The global consistency and granular detail available in their expansive dataset allows us to focus on the variables most relevant to our business.”

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