Webinar on ‘International Trade in Goods Statistics’
Date: 06 April 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Webinar Series on Statistical Experience Sharing, SESRIC organised a webinar on ‘International Trade in Goods Statistics’ on 6 April 2021 with the participation of 28 attendees from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 15 OIC member countries.

After the welcoming remarks of Dr. Atilla KARAMAN, Director of Statistics and Information Department of SESRIC, the webinar started with the presentation of Dr. Kenan BAĞCI, Senior Researcher at the Economic and Social Research Department of SESRIC, briefing the participants on the “State of International Trade-in-Goods in OIC Countries”.

Following the presentation of SESRIC, Mr. Murat ÖZTÜRK, Expert at the Department of International Trade-in-Goods Statistics, presented the experience of TurkStat by covering the following topics related to international trade-in-goods statistics:

  • Methodology;
  • Data compilation;
  • Data production and analysis; and
  • Publication and dissemination.

After the TurkStat’s presentation, representatives of NSOs of Palestine and Saudi Arabia shared the experiences and practices of their institutions in international trade-in-goods statistics with the participants.

The webinar was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

For more information on the SESRIC Statistical Experience Sharing Webinar Series, please visit: http://www.oicstatcom.org/webinar-series.php


  • Concept Note (English)
  • SESRIC: State of International Trade-in-Goods in OIC Countries (English)
  • Experience of Turkey in International Trade-in-Goods Statistics (English)
  • Experience of Palestine in International Trade-in-Goods Statistics (English)
  • Experience of Saudi Arabia in International Trade-in-Goods Statistics (English)