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).
Trade in services, Q2 2017
World services exports grew by 5% in the 2nd quarter 2017, year-on-year.
Both transport and travel went up by over 6%. Other services global exports recorded a 4% increase.
Total merchandise trade in 2016
New data show a decrease of total merchandise trade by 3.0 per cent - slightly less than the data released in May.
Especially the drop of LDCs' and LLDCs' exports turns out less severe. The new figures rely on a broader basis of input data than the spring release.
Economic Development in Africa Report 2017
"Tourism for transformative and inclusive growth."
Tourism is a dynamic and fast growing sector in Africa; it boasted virtually uninterrupted growth from 1995 to 2014. It has become a key contributor to the continent's GDP and generates more than 21 million jobs.
And importantly, intra-African tourism is rising. Data on intra-African and intra-regional tourism have been specifically compiled for the 2017 Economic development in Africa Report.