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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development  (UNCTAD) was established in 1964 as a permanent intergovernmental body. It is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment, and development issues. The organization's goals are to "maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries and assist them in their efforts to integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis."

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    • October 2018
      Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 21 January, 2019
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      The dataset presents the liner shipping bilateral connectivity index (LSBCI), which indicates a country pair's integration level into global liner shipping networks. The LSBCI is an extension of UNCTAD’s country-level Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI) and based on a proper bilateralization transformation.  
    • October 2018
      Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 31 January, 2019
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      The dataset presents the liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI), which indicates a country's integration level into global liner shipping networks. The index base year is 2004, and the base value is on a country showing a maximum figure for 2004.
  • M
    • July 2018
      Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 31 January, 2019
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      The dataset provides information on the ownership of the merchant fleet for all countries. "Ownership” refers to “Beneficial Ownership Location”: it indicates the economy in which the company that has the main commercial responsibility for the vessel is located. The economy of beneficial ownership may be different from the country in which the vessel is registered.
  • W
    • August 2018
      Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 31 January, 2019
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      The dataset presents the total number of containers handled by a port, per country, expressed in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). A TEU represents the volume of a standard 20 feet long intermodal container used for loading, unloading, repositioning and transshipment. A 40-foot intermodal container is counted as two TEUs. Maritime Transport Indicators: Container Port Throughput, Annual, 2010-2017

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