Module for the Analysis of Growth in International Commerce (MAGIC): User Guide
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This guide describes the main characteristics ofthe new Module far the Analysis of Growth in lnternational Commerce (MAGIC), developed by the subregional headquarters of the Economic Commission far Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Mexico City. The fi rst part describes MAGIC's development and its main characteristics, as well as the technical requirements far using the software. A second part describes each of the new modules the MAGIC comprises, its functions and the parameters required befare consulting it. lt also includes an exercise far interpreting the data and indicators in each module. Lastly, the annexes section provides the user with tools that should assist in understanding and analysing the data contained in MAGIC. The annexes include a glossary, a volume unit reference, another far identifying and solving technical errors and a section providing breakdowns of the mathematical formulas underpinning MAGIC's indicators.