These services include opinion polling, communications, accountancy, waste treatment, management consultancy, and government service in consulates and military units. They amount to 8.9% of international trade.
The United Kingdom, the United States and India are the biggest net exporters of mercantile and business services. Together these territories export (US$ net) 60% of all net business and mercantile exports.
Most territories do not export (US$ net) mercantile and business services. No territories in Central Africa are net exporters of these services. Only three territories in Southeastern Africa and Northern Africa are net exporters