The state of commodity dependence

A country is considered to be commodity export dependent when more than 60 per cent of its total merchandise exports are composed of commodities.

Individual statistical profiles for the 195 member States of UNCTAD, comprising over 30 indicators on each economy’s import and export commodity dependence, as well as key structural and socioeconomic variables can be downloaded using the drop-down menu.

The State of Commodity dependence report is available here.

In the case of two countries (Togo and United Arab Emirates), it was not possible to consistently identify the dominant commodity group due to the presence of large volumes of exports of manufactured products that may partially or totally be re-exports.
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