Indicators explained #1
We are happy to announce the release of our first "Indicators explained". This new series is provided to help you learn more about the indicators available in UNCTADstat and how to use them.
There is a methodological explanation of each indicator and examples of how it can be used for economic analysis. The first release of the series is dedicated to the export market concentration index.
Trade in services by region, 2017
Europe dominated global services exports in 2017, capturing 48% of the world market.
Latin America and the Caribbean, and then Africa, accounted for the more modest shares, with 4% and 2 %, respectively.
New Free Market Commodity Price Index (2015=100)
Our Free Market Commodity Price Index has been rebased to year 2015. The composition of the basket has been updated as have the product weights.
Follow the latest development of prices and price indices with our new monthly Commodity Price Bulletin. All detailed data are available and downloadable in the Data Center.
These fact sheets provide a short summary overview for a selection of topics.