CEPII, Recherche et Expertise sur l'economie mondiale

CEPII gathers and harmonises data from different sources, calculates indicators and statistical measures. These data on the world economy are available online. Some of them are also presented as figures and tables in the Country Profiles and the Region Profiles interactive pages.

Comptes Harmonisés sur les Echanges et L’Economie Mondiale (CHELEM)
Data to 2019, population and GDP to 2026
Now available free of charge on DBnomics
CHELEM, CEPII database on the World Economy, provides a complete and consistent representation of international trade flows, balance of payments and world revenues.

Available online with DBnomics.

Geographic bilateral and cultural data for 225 countries : distances, community of border, language, colonial history, etc.

Data to estimate gravity equations: trade, GDP, population, trade agreements, etc. For all country pairs, 1948-2019.

Language provides new series for Common Official Language (COL), Common Spoken Language (CSL), Common Native Language (CNL)  for 195 countries.

Market Potentials
Market Potentials offers six distinct indices of proximity to world markets for more than 150 countries.

Update: December 21, 2021
Updated database and estimations
EconMap is the database developed by the CEPII in 2010 to picture the world economy in the long term.

Update: November 25, 2021
Data up to 2020
EQCHANGE is a global database of annual indicators on effective exchange rates. It includes two sub-databases containing data on (i) nominal and real effective exchange rates, and (ii) equilibrium real effective exchange rates and corresponding currency misalignments for advanced, emerging and developing countries.

Institutional Profiles
Indicators on the institutional characteristics of 143 countries, starting in 2001.

 Production & Specialization Indicators
Export Sophistication
Export Sophistication provides export sophistication indices (EXPY)  of Chinese localities from 1997 to 2007.

Relative price and productivity levels and trends / France (1997) or Germany (2007)  for respectively 6 and 8 countries.

The TradeProd database proposes bilateral trade, production and protection figures in a compatible industry classification for developed and developing countries.

 Profils du CEPII
Profils Pays / Country Profiles
New data 2019 | GDP and population indicators updated
Country-Profiles provide the interactive panorama of 80 countries’ international trade using databases produced by CEPII.

Profils Régions / Region Profiles
New data 2019 | GDP and population indicators updated
As an extension of the Country Profiles, the CEPII has designed the interactive Region Profiles drawing upon its statistical databases.

 Trade & International Investments
2021 version: 2019 flows available
Bilateral trade flows for more than 5000 products and 200 countries. Value and quantity.

Harmonized data of FDI  biliateral flows and stocks in 2004.

Network Trade
This dataset explores international trade data through the lenses of Network Analysis, in order to visualize the World Trade Network and describe the topology of the network of world trade.

Product Level Trade Elasticities
The ProTEE dataset provides trade elasticities for 5,052 products, estimated over the period 2001-2016. Available online.

RCA includes new indices of Revealed Comparative Advantages (RCA) for 20 countries, 1018 products (HS4), 70 chapters (HS2) in the period 1995-2012.

Trade Unit Values (TUV)
2021 version: 2019 flows available
Unit value (USD / metric tonne) for bilateral commercial flows of 200 countries and more than 5000 products. CIF and FOB.

Indexes of international trade prices calculated using BACI (1996-2004). Database not maintained.

Bilateral Trade Historical Series: New Dataset 1827-2014
Historical Bilateral Trade and Gravity Data set:
- More than 1.9 million bilateral trade observations for the 188 years from 1827 to 2014.
- About 40,000 observations of aggregate trade (imports and exports).
- About 14,000 observations on nominal GDPs and exchange rates.

World Trade Flows Characterization
2021 version: 2019 flows available
The World Trade Flows Characterization databases disentangle flows of manufactured goods into three trade types (one-way trade, horizontal intra-industry trade or vertical intra-industry trade) and three price ranges (low range products, middle range products or high range products) for world trade in two differents product classifications (HS6 and CHELEM).

 Trade Protection
New CEPII database on Estimated Tariff Equivalents of Services NTMs
Estimated tariff equivalents of regulatory barriers to trade in services to 117 countries in 2011

Market Access Map (MAcMap) provides a disaggregated, exhaustive and bilateral measurement of applied tariff duties. It  takes regional agreements and trade preferences exhaustively into account. The source data is from ITC (UNCTAD-WTO).

New CEPII database on Non-Tariff Measures
The CEPII NTM-MAP (Non-Tariff Measures MAP) database contains indicators measuring the incidence of Non-Tariff Measures by using different methodologies and the UNCTAD TRAINS Database as source data.