The State of Commodity Dependence provides a bird’s eye view of commodity dependence in the world. It contains individual statistical profiles for the 195 UNCTAD member States, each comprising of 30 indicators under 4 subtitles - merchandise and commodity export dependence, commodity import dependence, key socio-economic indicators, and indicators on technology. As commodity dependence tends to negatively affect poverty alleviation and food security, a set of indicators is included to help monitor trends in these areas. For each individual member State, 2008-2009 is used as the historical reference period. Moreover, an in-depth analysis of commodity dependence in the 195 UNCTAD member States is presented at the beginning of the report with key messages.