The annual Handbook of Statistics provides timely and reliable data on a wide range of economic and trade indicators so policymakers can take evidence-based decisions.
UNCTAD released on 12 December the Handbook of Statistics 2022 – the global reference for trade and development trends published each year.
It provides in one report the key data and indicators on how the global economy has evolved – for regions, countries and sectors
The handbook provides projections based on real-time estimates – called nowcasts – to help governments anticipate ongoing shifts and improve policymaking.
“Timely and quality data are critical now more than ever as concurrent global crises test our resilience,” UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan said. “These statistics will help countries take evidence-based policy measures to cushion the blow of the global crisis on the most vulnerable.”
1. Global economy will slow…