SITC

Data as of 2006

This table provides a partial lookup for codes under the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) Revision 4, as applied and used by publications in Malaysia. The SITC is primarily used by the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), for instance when categorising and analysing external trade and commodity data.

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How is this data produced?

The SITC used in Malaysia is based on the SITC published by the United Nations Statistics Division, which is used as a global reference in the classification of international merchandise trade.

What caveats I should bear in mind when using this data?

This lookup only contains 1-digit codes for now. Its granularity will be increased from time to time, in line with the expansion of datasets on the site.

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Dataset description

This table provides a partial lookup for codes under the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) Revision 4, as applied and used by publications in Malaysia. The SITC is primarily used by the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), for instance when categorising and analysing external trade and commodity data.

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  • Digits
  • Section
  • Description (EN)
  • Description (BM)
Last updated:

09 Mar 2024, 00:00

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Data source(s)
  • DOSM
License

This data is made open under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). A copy of the license is available Here.

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Connect directly to the data with Python.

# If not already installed, do: pip install pandas fastparquet import pandas as pd URL_DATA = 'https://storage.dosm.gov.my/dictionaries/sitc.parquet' df = pd.read_parquet(URL_DATA) if 'date' in df.columns: df['date'] = pd.to_datetime(df['date']) print(df)

Sample OpenAPI query

The following code is an example of how to make an API query to retrieve the data catalogue mentioned above. You can use different programming languages by switching the code accordingly. For a complete guide on possible query parameters and syntax, please refer to the official Open API Documentation.
import requests import pprint url = "https://api.data.gov.my/data-catalogue?id=sitc&limit=3" response_json = requests.get(url=url).json() pprint.pprint(response_json)