The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2022 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade, economy, investment, maritime transport, and...
Author: Sonia Blachier
In 2021, a strong boost of global merchandise exports (+26.5%) more than compensated for the decline of the two previous years.
Global services exports fell sharply in 2020 but are nowcast to hit the US$7 billion mark for the first time in 2022.
The UNCTAD Commodity Price Index reached a record high in August 2022, almost twice its level in January 2021.
World population growth slowed from 1.05% in 2019 to 0.87% in 2021.
The world fleet reached a carrying capacity of 2.2 billion dwt in January 2022.
In 2021, the international supply of manufactured goods was the most concentrated on record.