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Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Chinese language)

Report by the UNCTAD Secretariat

  • Author: UNCTAD
  • Publication date: September 2010
  • Page count: 210
  • Language(s) in this book: Chinese
  • Sales number: 09.II.D.11

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ISBN: 9789210563550

About the product

Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne trade. These challenges are further compounded by other developments, including maritime security at sea and the need to address the climate change challenge. The Review of Maritime Transport examines trends in sea-borne trade and analyses the comparative performance of different geographic regions and countries. Every year, the Review of Maritime Transport gives attention to transport developments in a particular region. The focus in 2009 is on developments in Africa since 2006 when UNCTAD last reported on the region.