Creative goods trade in 2015
In 2015, the value of trade in creatives products amounted to 510 billions US dollars, 67 billions less than in 2014.
Only eight out of the twenty main exporters of creative goods are developing economies.
Trade in services in 2016 Q3
World services exports grew by an estimated 1.6% in the 3rd quarter 2016.
While the international sales of transport remained below the 2015 levels, travel and other services exports expanded by some 3% between June and October 2016, in year-on-year percentage change terms.
Commodities price indices in November 2016
A surge in prices of minerals, ores and metals (+13%) made the commodity price index go up by 2%.
Prices for food continued falling (-3%).
DGFF 2016 - Goal 17.1
Domestic resource mobilization
The ability of a State to mobilize its own resources and collect taxes to pay for essential services (education, health, social protection, security, and the like) is at the very heart of a properly functioning government.
In order to achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal Agenda, developing countries will need to raise more revenues. While external sources will play their part, most of those revenues will be domestic.