Customs statistics are an important basis for the country to formulate foreign trade policies and carry out macroeconomic regulation and control. It is also an important tool for foreign trade companies to analyze the trade situation. This foreign trade data is an important part of national economic statistics. Customs statistics have an important role in the market and business development of foreign trade companies, which can help us develop customers. So, what are the statistics of customs data and how did they come about? Customs statistics ≠entry and exit statistics There are two types of customs data statistics, namely "goods" and "articles" defined by the customs. 1. "Goods" as defined by the customs Goods that actually enter and exit the border cause an increase or decrease in the domestic material inventory. 2."Articles" as defined by the customs Inbound and outbound items that exceed reasonable use Customs statistics content Customs statistics take actual import and export goods as the object of statistics and analysis, and collect, sort and process customs declaration forms for import and export goods or other declaration documents approved by the customs. To carry out statistics and comprehensive analysis respectively for import and export goods of the kind, number (weight) quantity, price, country (region), business unit, overseas destination, domestic destination, domestic source of goods, trade mode, transportation mode, customs and other fields. To fully and accurately reflect the operation situation of foreign trade, timely provide statistical information and consultation, implement effective statistical supervision, carry out international trade statistics exchanges and cooperation, and promote the development of foreign trade. Import and export goods are not included in customs statistics The following are the goods not included in customs statistics: 1. Commodities we purchase for our own use or as gifts to relatives and friends, such as cosmetics, mobile phones, accessories, etc., as long as the quantity is within a reasonable range, they will not be included in customs statistics. 2. Goods temporarily leaving the country due to cultural performances, exhibitions, etc. 3. Goods in transit, transshipment and transit. 4. Currency and currency gold. 5. Lease import and export goods with a lease period of less than one year. 6. Import and export goods that are compensated or replaced free of charge for various reasons. 7. Transfer the transferred goods between the customs supervision area or with the area outside the territory. 8. Goods entering and leaving the country for maintenance purposes. 9. Processing trade scraps or scraps comeback.