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West Africa makes headway towards harmonized trade-in-services statistics
20 Dec 2019
The Central Bank of West African States congratulates West African partners as they share results of their second full survey on international trade in services.
Nowcast shows international trade and global economy cooling down
10 Dec 2019
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2019 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment, maritime transport and development.
Moving towards zero carbon emissions in maritime shipping
4 Nov 2019
Written by Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
UNCTAD and partners make progress on measuring illicit financial flows
31 Oct 2019
Quantifying the total value of illicit flows that are draining resources for development is a key step in tackling them.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
Introducing the challenges of measuring Illicit Financial Flows to the International Statistical Community
2 Oct 2019
At the World Statistics Congress in Kuala Lumpur, UNCTAD held a session entitled “Multinational profit shifting and illicit financial flows – can we measure them?”.
No exit plan for small islands on climate crisis frontlines
10 Sep 2019
Small island nations are calling for global help to cope with the climate crisis unfolding in their backyard, as their ability to respond is curtailed by lack of finance.
Regional workshop on merchandise trade statistics
9 Sep 2019
UNCTAD, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) hosted a regional workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 28 June 2019.
Harnessing the Data Revolution
9 Sep 2019
At the International Statistics Institute World Congress, in Kuala Lumpur, Steve MacFeely, Head of Statistics at UNCTAD, presented a new paper on the opportunities and risks associated with using unofficial statistics to compile SDG indicators.
Preparing for a career as an Official Statistician
6 Sep 2019
Steve MacFeely, Head of Statistics at UNCTAD, presented a paper on the challenges of teaching data science in a way that prepares students for the real world of official statistics at the International Statistics Institute World Congress, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.