United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

World Investment Report 1991-2009

Each year´s Report covers the latest trends in foreign direct investment around the World and analyses in depth one selected topic related to foreign direct investment and development.

Trade and Environment Review 2003-2009/10

The objective of the Trade and Environment Review is to enhance understanding of and promote dialogue on the development dimension of key trade and environment issues.

Each edition of the Trade and Environment Review comprises one or more lead articles on selected topics, commentaries on those articles by a range of experts, and an overview of UNCTAD technical cooperation activities in the area of trade, environment and development.

Trade and Development Report 1996-2009

The Trade and Development Report (TDR), launched in 1981, is issued every year for the annual session of the Trade and Development Board.

The Report analyses current economic trends and major policy issues of international concern, and makes suggestions for addressing these issues at various levels.


UNCTAD Statistics Online


The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2009

The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2009 online provides a comprehensive collection of data reflecting the changes in (or the evolution of) international trade, financial flows, debt, commodity prices trends, as well as development indicators.

Databank on World Trade in Creative Products

The databank is intended for use by governments, businesses, academia, the media, international institutions, and members of the creative community, including independent artists and creators. It comprises factual data by country or region on some 235 products in the categories of arts and crafts, the visual arts, audiovisuals and media, and design and creative services.

The statistics are a starting point for improving market transparency and supporting governments in policy-making. They will also facilitate better understanding of the interface between culture, trade and technology as drivers of the creative economy.

Users may view, analyse and browse the data by choosing from tabular reports, country profiles, selected products, key players in major markets, and a variety of tables and charts.