The Development Prospects Group provides information and analysis on global trends in the world economy, especially on trade, financial flows, commodity prices, remittances flows, and the impact of these trends on developing countries. The Group's global projections underpin country and regional projection exercises and are central to the Bank's short-term monitoring activities. Use the links on the left of the screen to access specific categories.
The twice-yearly Global Economic Prospects examines growth trends for the global economy and how they affect developing countries. The reports include three-year forecasts for the global economy and long-term global scenarios which look ten years into the future.
Find IMF data and reports. Try clicking on the Country Info tab for an alphabetical listing of countries (which will lead you to data, news and more), or on the Publications tab to search IMF publications. You can also view the World Economic Outlook or use the Data and Statistics tab.
Database contains a broad set of trade indicators for 211 countries and territories. The database is organized around five thematic categories or pillars: (i) Trade Policy, (ii) External Environment, (iii) Institutional Environment, (iv) Trade Facilitation, and (v) Trade Outcome.
Labor data including wages, labor cost, unemployment and other measures for countries around the world. Also includes access to its Sources and Methods publications. The International Labour Organization is the "UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights."
From the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Includes data on education, health, poverty, the environment, the economy, transportation, information technology, tourism, and more.
The gateway to all the statistical information of Latin America and the Caribbean countries collected, systematized and published by ECLAC. Use tab for "statistical publications" to get to Statistical Yearbook. Or, for data in Excel or html format, use tab for "statistics and indicators."