Fuelled by growth in Asia - in particular China - international seaborne trade volume reached a new high in 2006, reports the Review of Maritime Transport 2007. The Review includes information on legal and regulatory developments and a special chapter on Asia.
The Review of Maritime Transport is one of UNCTAD´s flagship publications. Published annually since 1968, the Review provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting trade and transport, especially in developing countries. It provides an extensive collection of statistical information on maritime transport and related services, including on:
The 2007 edition of the Review incorporates initial results for 2007 and supplements existing statistical series with new data: