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UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 shows growing Economic influence of developing countries
14 Dec 2012
The expanding contribution of developing countries to the global economy, led by shipbuilding and the manufacture of electronics, is revealed in the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 , released today.
Review of Maritime Transport cites stiff challenges for shipping industry
4 Dec 2012
A glut of new carrying capacity -- and declining rates and levels of competition -- are continuing and worrisome trends among firms providing maritime transport, UNCTAD's annual survey of the shipping industry reveals.
UNCTAD expertise in statistics in greater demand
25 Sep 2012
The implementation of the Doha Mandate is on good track in the area of statistics, as shown by the increasing number of requests received by UNCTAD during last months for advice, assistance and cooperation.
UNCTADstat: Update to country classification
18 Jul 2012
Taking into account the additional of new statistical territories / areas in 2011 (Curaçao; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba) and 2012 (South Sudan), country classification has been updated accordingly. Furthermore, related country groupings had also been adjusted.
UNCTAD S-G joins in welcoming UN S-G's Zero Hunger Challenge
25 Jun 2012
At the recently concluded Rio+20 sustainable development summit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on leaders, business, civil society and individuals to step up efforts to end hunger, and launched a Zero Hunger Challenge. UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has joined in welcoming and endorsing the challenge.