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'Significant discrepancies remain in commodity trading data' -- Q&A with Janvier Nkurunziza, Chief of UNCTAD's Commodity Research and Analysis Section
23 Dec 2016
On 14 July 2016, UNCTAD published a report on primary commodity trade misinvoicing, saying that some countries could lose as much as 67% of commodity exports to misinvoicing. The report prompted significant reaction, broadly divided between those who think misinvoicing is a problem and those who think it is not. On 23 December, UNCTAD published an updated version of the report.
UNCTAD sees cause for concern in sluggish trade growth
22 Dec 2016
Unusual trends in international trade statistics, such as the falling value of world trade in goods and services even as the global economy grew in 2015, give cause for concern, said an UNCTAD report released on 22 December.
UEMOA meeting - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 12-16 December 2016
19 Dec 2016
In the framework of the joint UNCTAD-UEMOA project on international trade-in-services statistics, UNCTAD has hold a second regional workshop with an aim to train trainers on the collection of trade-in-services data to be held on 12-16 December 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
UNCTAD launches its 2016 Handbook of Statistics
15 Dec 2016
The Handbook includes a wealth of data for analysis of international trade, investment, or development.
UNCTAD marks World Statistics Day: 'Better Data, Better Lives'
20 Oct 2016
Effective new policies that create jobs, improve wellbeing and drive social development will depend on reliable, timely and impartial statistics, the head of UNCTAD's statistics and information branch said in a statement marking World Statistics Day.
International Day for South-South Cooperation
13 Sep 2016
The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is annually observed on September 12.
UNCTAD welcomes discussion, transparency on commodities and misinvoicing
2 Aug 2016
UNCTAD welcomes the comments on its commodities paper, which was published earlier this month.
Measuring progress toward attaining the Sustainable Development Goals: Q&A with Steve MacFeely of UNCTAD
20 Jul 2016
Steve MacFeely presented groundbreaking UNCTAD report, the first to show how progress toward attaining the SDGs can be measured.
Achieving the SDGs requires rich countries to meet their 0.7% aid target - UNCTAD
18 Jul 2016
If rich countries had consistently met the 0.7 per cent target since 2002, then developing countries would have been $2 trillion better off.