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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.
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.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins
12 Mar 2013
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.