50th edition of the UNCTAD statistics handbook
UNCTAD has launched its annual Handbook of Statistics in a new, user-friendly format to celebrate its fiftieth year of publication.
The 2017 edition has been overhauled entirely to make it shorter and easier to read, and features a wealth of maps, charts, and infographics.
Container port throughput in 2016
In 2016, Asian economies continue dominating the global port traffic. Four out of the five economies with the most port traffic were from Asia.
The global leader, China, recorded a total of 200 million TEU - four times the port traffic of the United States (48 million TEU).
Product concentration index, 2016
In 2016, in African developing economies and transition economies, merchandise exports were generally more concentrated on fewer product groups than elsewhere.
The export structure of European economies was comparatively dispersed.
These fact sheets provide a short summary overview for a selection of topics.