About the book
This publication provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. It presents consolidated reference statistics considered of particular importance for describing how developing countries have evolved in the context of globalization. Data are presented in an analytical way in order to facilitate their interpretation. This Handbook is a valuable tool for research, policy making and education, which can also be used in conjunction with the DVD - Rom, available separately or in a package, which contains the full time series of data.