Ship scrapping by country of demolition, 2014-2017
Over the period 2014-2017, four countries represented more than 91% of global ship-scrapping activity:
Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and India.
Trade matrix, 2017
According to the trade matrix, trade in fuel has recovered in 2017.
The share of fuels in global merchandise exports increased to 11%, after a fourteen years low in 2016.
Indicators explained #1
We are happy to announce the release of our first "Indicators explained". This new series is provided to help you learn more about the indicators available in UNCTADstat and how to use them.
There is a methodological explanation of each indicator and examples of how it can be used for economic analysis. The first release of the series is dedicated to the export market concentration index.
These fact sheets provide a short summary overview for a selection of topics.