Economy > Trade > Trade in services > Exports of services: Group totals

DEFINITION: International trade in services is defined according to the 5th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5). Services include transport (both freight and passengers), travel (mainly expenditure on goods and services by tourists and business travellers), communications services (postal, telephone, satellite, etc.), construction services, insurance and financial services, computer and information services, royalties and license fees, other business services (merchanting, operational leasing, technical and professional services, etc.), cultural and recreational services (rents for films, fees for actors and other performers, but excluding purchases of films, recorded music, books, etc.) and government services not included in the list above.


High income OECD countries $2,453.93 Billion US dollars 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) $1,454.40 Billion US dollars 2009

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