Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Data Base

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"The GTAP Data Base is a fully documented, publicly available global data base which contains complete bilateral trade information, transport and protection linkages among 113 regions for all 57 GTAP commodities for a single year. "

GTAP 6 Data Base


  • Updated data base corresponds to the global economy in 2001
  • Additional regional disaggregation (87 regions and 57 sectors), including:
  • Disaggregation of the Central and Eastern European countries
  • Disaggregation of the Russian Federation
  • Disaggregation of Madagascar
  • Disaggregation of Tunisia
  • Improved domestic data bases for Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, India, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Netherlands, and Turkey
  • Improved treatment of government consumption
  • Improved treatment of income taxes
  • Improved coverage of domestic support for OECD and some non-OECD economies
  • Improved tariff coverage for agriculture and manufactures using preferential rates data
  • IEA-based energy use data
  • Improved trade and demand elasticity estimates"

GTAP 7 Data Base


  • Reference year corresponds to the global economy in 2004
  • Additional regional disaggregation (57 sectors and 113 regions)
  • New regions added to version 7 include: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Senegal and Ukraine
  • New trade data
  • New protection data
  • Improved bilateral services trade data
  • Improved energy data
  • Revised OECD domestic support"

GTAP Africa Data Base

"The GTAP Africa Data Base includes data for 39 regions (30 African regions and 9 other aggregated regions) and the 57 sectors of the GTAP 6 Data Base. Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Sudan are the new IO tables that have been contributed by African economists who were awarded scholarships to contribute this data and pursue research on African economic issues. Further, the missing bi-lateral trade flows for the African regions have been econometrically estimated, using the gravity approach, which is documented in Estimation of Missing Intra-African Trade by Nelson Villoria. "


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