First electronic version of the Handbook of Statistics
We are proud to announce the first electronic version of our Handbook of Statistics. It includes interactive maps and graphs as well as summary tables which offer practical tools to better understand development trends and their evolution over time. Enjoy!
Release of total merchandise trade table, including 2017 data
Growth of global merchandise trade resumed in 2017,
as UNCTAD-WTO figures show.
World exports annual growth rate in 2017 reached 10.6%.
First annual estimates of trade in services, 2017
Global trade in services increased by more than 7% in 2017, UNCTAD and WTO estimate.
All main service categories enjoyed strong growth, the transport sector in particular.
These fact sheets provide a short summary overview for a selection of topics.