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South-South trade continues to increase, UNCTAD statistics show
17 Dec 2013
UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2013, just released, indicates that exports among developing countries remain centered in Asia, while African participation growing.
UNCTAD and WTO jointly launch quarterly merchandise trade volume indices
16 Dec 2013
According to preliminary estimates by UNCTAD and World Trade Organization (WTO), the world quarterly merchandise exports volume decreased by 0.7% in the third quarter of 2013 compared with the quarter before. At the same time, world merchandise imports volume growth remained positive at 0.3%.
2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
World exports of commercial services up 5% in the second quarter of 2013
22 Oct 2013
According to preliminary estimates by UNCTAD and WTO, world exports of services grew by 5% in the second quarter of 2013, as compared with the same quarter of 2012 (balance-of-payments basis, current prices). The estimates point to a continued recovery in the global exchange of services.
UNCTAD releases new annual report on developments in trade policy
26 Sep 2013
The new UNCTAD publication Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy seeks to provide a snapshot of recent and medium-term developments.
World services exports grew by 4% in the first quarter of 2013, as Europe's exports continued to recover
23 Jul 2013
According to preliminary estimates by the WTO and UNCTAD, in the first quarter of 2013, world exports of services grew by 4%, as compared with the same quarter of the year before. The estimates keep pointing to a recovery of global services exchanges.
Consumer Price Indices added to UNCTADstat
2 Jul 2013
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an inflationary indicator that measures the weighted average of prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, purchased by a consumer.
UNCTADstat: Revision of country and product classification
27 Jun 2013
All publication tables in UNCTADstat have been updated to comply with the new definition.
UNCTAD and WTO to host UN Expert Group meeting on the Compilers Guide for statistics of international trade in services, 25-28 June 2013 in Geneva
18 Jun 2013
The objective of the meeting is to complete the Compilers Guide of the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services 2010 (MSITS 2010). The meeting will be attended by about 40 experts of international agencies, national statistical offices and central banks of developed and developing countries.