Terms of Use

Last update: 29th June 2023.

Trase is committed to providing the best available data on global trade flows and associated information on the sustainability of commodity production, financing and trade. The data used by Trase comprises a collection of publicly available logistics, trade, export, financial and customs data, combined with social and environmental indicators from numerous sources. All of the data provided on Trase has been checked by us for quality and accuracy. However, we are aware that some data may have limitations, even when coming from official sources. Trase will continue to improve the quality and accuracy of its data, and is committed to communicating these limitations transparently.

Portions of the data used in the SEI-PCS approach that underpins Trase have been purchased from other data providers, and carry restrictions on sharing in certain formats. In all cases, Trase respects relevant terms of use in its analysis and repackaging of data.


The information and analysis provided by Trase (including insights, data and visualisations hosted on our online platforms or otherwise provided by the Trase initiative and related partners) is provided on an “as is” basis. The user assumes the entire risk associated within any use made of this information and Trase (and its partners) do not accept any liability for damage arising from the use of the information, and makes no representation regarding the advisability or suitability of specific decisions made by the user.

Terms of use

By accessing the Trase platform you have acknowledged and agreed to our Terms of Use.

You may use charts, graphics, maps, and other representations of data on the Trase website, under the Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.

Licensing is determined for each individual data set. Please refer to the licensing text of each data set for detailed information.

You may not imply that Trase authorises or endorses your use of the data, or use the Trase logo in conjunction with such use. If you would like to use the Trase logo, please contact us at info@trase.earth to request permission.

Permissions & licensing

If using charts, data, information, graphs or maps from Trase, attribution is required. You must clearly attribute the work to the Trase platform and provide a link to https://www.trase.earth or the specific page(s) of our website that the content is drawn from (including homepage, Supply Chains, Insights or Finance, as appropriate). This contributes to ensuring access to the latest available information, if the data is revised or additional relevant research is published.

If you are using our data for commercial purposes, please get in touch with us at info@trase.earth

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