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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.
Women’s empowerment, modernized farming recommended for Angola
27 Nov 2013
Three UNCTAD meetings on development in Angola called for efforts to upgrade agriculture and to educate and train women to ensure that economic growth leads to broader progress.
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.
New UNCTAD publication monitors trends in international merchandise trade
30 Sep 2013
UNCTAD's new publication entitled Key Trends in International Merchandise Trade provides an overview of recent developments, with a particular focus on developing countries.
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.
New merchandise trade indicators added to UNCTADstat
10 Jun 2013
Bilateral concentration and comparative diversification indices measure products dependencies to specific market and compare countries' trade structures, respectively.