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Mercantile and Business Exports

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These services include opinion polling, communications, accountancy, waste treatment, management consultancy, and government service in consulates and military units. They amount to 8.9% of international trade.

The United Kingdom, the United States and India are the biggest net exporters of mercantile and business services. Together these territories export (US$ net) 60% of all net business and mercantile exports.

Most territories do not export (US$ net) mercantile and business services. No territories in Central Africa are net exporters of these services. Only three territories in Southeastern Africa and Northern Africa are net exporters

"... management consultants are part of the day to day fabric of leading edge world class companies. The more they are used, the more invaluable and acceptable their work becomes." Brian O'Rorke, 1996

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide net exports of mercantile and business services (in US$) that come from there. Net exports are exports minus imports. When imports are larger than exports the territory is not shown.

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