Handbook of statistics 2017

The handbook provides readers - decision-makers, policymakers, research specialists, academics, journalists, representatives of civil society, and more - with unparalleled access to cross-country comparable sets of global data.

Isabelle Durant, Deputy Secretary General UNCTAD

The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. The 2017 edition of the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics continues in this tradition of excellence and innovation.

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International merchandise trade

Trade in services

Economic trends


Maritime transport