World merchant fleet in 2017
Top 5 ship owners are Greece, Japan, China, Germany and Singapore.
Together they account for one half of the market.
Foreign direct investment in 2016
Global FDI down 1.6 % in 2016.
Flows to developing economies shrank by 14% to US$ 646 billion, while flows from developing economies remained almost unchanged.
Intra-trade in 2016
In 2016, intra-trade of developing economies decreased by 7.6 per cent over a year earlier, representing 25 per cent of the group’s total merchandise exports.
That of developed economies grew by 0.5 per cent due to an increase in Europe’s intra-trade.
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.