Author: Sonia Blachier



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...

Economic trends

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.


Classification of economies UNCTAD’s classification of economies into developing and developed is intended for statistical convenience and does not express judgement about the stage reached by...