Definition: Special trade
The results of Community statistics refer to special trade, which covers:
(a) immediate imports and exports from warehouses for free circulation, imports for inward processing and imports after outward processing (customs procedures);
(b) exports of Community goods after inward processing and exports for outward processing (customs procedures).
Goods in transit and warehouse traffic are not included in Community statistics.
External trade and balance of payments, Glossarium 1993, Eurostat, p. 33