Domestic Trade

Technical Notes on Domestic Trade Statistics

Commodity flow or domestic trade refers to the flow of commodities through the water, air and rail transport systems in the country. Data on the inflow and outflow of commodities in the different regions of the country are used to construct interregional and inter-industry relation tables. These serve as bases in the formulation and implementation of various regional development programs like countryside development and port planning.

Commodity Flow in the Philippines : Second Quarter 2011 (Preliminary Results)

Quantity of domestic trade falls, value increases

The total quantity of domestic trade transactions in the second quarter of 2011 decreased by 12.6 percent, resulting to 3.70 million tons from 4.24 million tons reported during the same period of last year. The commodities were traded mostly through water comprising 99.7 percent and 99.8 percent recorded in the second quarter of 2010 and 2011, respectively.

Commodity Flow in the Philippines - Fourth Quarter 2006 (Preliminary Results)

Quantity and value of domestic trade increases

The total quantity of domestic trade transactions in the fourth quarter of 2006 increased by 5.0 percent, resulting to 4.40 million tons from 4.19 million tons reported during the same period of last year. The commodities were traded mostly through water comprising 99.8 percent in the fourth quarters of both years 2005 and 2006.

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