The trade weights are used for the calculation of the effective exchange rates (EERs) of the euro and the harmonised competitiveness indicators (HCIs) of the euro area countries.
Shares calculated from trade data - manufactured products (SITC 5 to 8), services (EBOPS total services) or total of manufactured products and services.
For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the WTS underlying DSD (ECB_WTS1) maintained by the ECB.
WTS - Overall, Import, Export and Double Export Weights Statistics
United Nations, IMF, OECD, European Commission and ECB and Deutsche Bundesbank calculations
ECB Occasional Paper No.134 "Revisiting the effective exchange rate of the Euro", by Martin Schmitz, Maarten De Clercq, Michael Fidora, Bernadette Lauro and Cristina Pinheiro, June 2012 link
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