The Global Forum website tries to keep track of the ever changing landscape of trade analysis, measurement of trade and trade statistics. The site keeps a database of links to over 150 relevant publications, reports, articles and speeches.


The full list of featured publications can be found HERE.


Eurostat Manual on Business Demographic Statistics

Eurostat OECD 2008
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Demand for statistics on business demography has grown and developed considerably in recent years. Data on births and deaths of enterprises, their life expectancy and the important role they play in economic growth and productivity, as well as the information they provide for tackling social demographic issues, are increasingly requested by policy makers and analysts alike... more »

Handbook on compilation of BES in Africa

DESA 2009
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Over the years, the United Nations Statistical Commission has considered a number of conceptual and practical issues pertinent to the compilation of economic statistics. The Commission has also been concerned with the capacity of national statistical systems to meet the high demand for timely economic statistics of high quality, produced in the most cost effective manner... more »