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From United Nations
United Nations University: UNU. WIDER
UNdata. A world of information
All countries data services - 33 databases - 60 million records

From the National Bureau of Statistics of China     
From World Development Indicators (World Bank) - Via Google

National Statistics for Taiwan, Province of China. Official website


UNCTAD
Tables from UNCTAD on commodity prices and trade
Value of world exports and imports of minerals and metals, 1996 -2001
1.- World exports and imports of minerals and metals by country and region
2.- World exports and imports of minerals and metals by SITC headings
3.- Developing countries’ exports and imports of minerals and metals by SITC headings

Commodity markets information        UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics
UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics On-line

From UNCTAD: World Investment Reports
The World Investment Report has been published annually since 1991. Each year´s Report covers the latest trends in foreign direct investment around the World and analyses in depth one selected topic related to foreign direct investment and development.
FDI Statistics Online
Each FDI Profile contains extensive data on FDI flows and stocks activities of TNCs, the legal framework within each country/economy, including legislation relating to bilateral treaties that govern national investment policy. FDI Profiles for 112 economies are available. The FDI in Brief datasheets contain a summary of the most recent data on FDI flows and stocks and the largest TNCS operating in each country/economy. Further information and complete tables are presented in the FDI Country Profiles.
Country Fact Sheets

These Country Fact Sheets contain the most relevant indicators about FDI in a country. Each sheet contains the most recent data on FDI flows and stocks, mergers and acquisitions, largest TNCs and regulatory changes. Fact Sheets for 187 economies are available.

UNCTAD X: documents and papers
USDA -United States Department of Agriculture
Economic Research Service
Historical Data Files

World Bank
The data presented here are the most widely-used, official-source development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.


Global Development Network Growth Database


Search/Browse more than 114,000 documents online
Documents and Reports

Countries and Regions
Data by topic
Data by country
On-line databases

Data profile
Gender Statistics

GenderStats is an electronic database of gender statistics and indicators designed with user-friendly, menu-driven features. It offers statistical and other data in modules on several subjects. The data in each module is presented in ready-to-use format. Users have the option of saving the country views in Excel (or another spreadsheet software) to customize them for their own reports. GenderStats is updated continuously as new information becomes available. The database is work in progress and its coverage has been expanded to include themes that range from health and education to political participation and poverty.

Global Development Network Database
U.S. Census Bureau
"Helping you to make informed decisions"
U.S. Census 2000
Rankings and Comparisons (PHC-T)
Tables showing population change, comparisons with 1990, Race and Hispanic or Latino origin, and other topics for states, counties, and places

Census 2000 Briefs and Special Reports
Analytical reports on population change, race, age, family structure, housing, apportionment, and more

Publications Library
View or download published results from Census 2000 available in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Geographic Products and Information
Maps and digital geographic products for use in GIS and mapping software

1990 Census
Data and information from the 1990 Census

Selected Historical Census Data - 1790 to 1990
Data from previous censuses

Statistical Abstract of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web
Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations


The Róbinson Rojas Archive
Index and Conversion Factors
Calculator
International Statistical Resources
Official national statistics(including central banks)
Statistics Glossary (V.J. Easton & J.H. McColl)
World Development Report 1996. Statistical Annex
United Nations: Social Indicators 1994
Statistical Profiles for 149 countries. 1997
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Other statistics processed by Dr. Róbinson Rojas:
Developing societies
World production/trade
Former bureaucratic socialist societies
World prices
Industrialized societies
World labour force/value added

Institute of Development Studies
Country profiles

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Statistics Databases on agriculture, nutrition, fisheries, forest, forestry, food aid, land use, population, crops, livestock, irrigation, land use, fertilizer, pesticide consumption, agricultural machinery, commodities, food supply, food balance sheets, fish production, primary products, imports and exports of woods and paper, pesticide residues in food,  veterinary drug residues in food, forest cover, plantations, volume and biomass and fires, etc.

From the World Trade Organization:
International Trade Statistics,
       
Annual publication including detailed analysis and tables for 2006 (leading traders, trade by sector and product, regional trade, LDCs, etc.).
Editions of ITS: 
2010  2009    2008    2007    2006   2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998

Harvard University
Center for International Development.- Research Datasets
This page is a depository for data developed through research at the Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID). Often the data are associated with a research paper and, thus, the paper is also available for downloading.
Social Watch
Social Development Indicators
Country by Country

Annual report
Watcher's publications
Occasional Papers
Other publications of Social Watch

United Nations
United Nations Statistics Division
University of Michigan
Statistical Resources on the web: economics
ISI.- International Statistical Institute
Directory of Official Statistical Agencies and Societies
OECD
Development Cooperation Directorate (DAC): Statistics
From ILO:
LABORSTA Internet: View and extract data and metadata for over 200 countries or territories from
LABORSTA,
an International Labour Office database on labour statistics operated by the ILO Bureau of Statistics
ILO Statistics databases

External Debt Tables (Excel format) (The World Bank ):
Years 1970, 1980, 1990, 1994-2000


United Nations Development Programme
Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo
Programmme des Nations Unies pour le développement
country by country - país por país - pays par pays


Organizations:

Search-- United Nations
Search-- The World Bank Group
Search-- International Monetary Fund
Search-- International Labour Organisation
Search-- Overseas Development Institute
Search-- World Health Organisation
Search-- World Trade Organisation


Search-- ECLAC(Latin America)
Search-- Interamerican Development Bank
Search-- OECD(Industrialized countries)
Search-- The EUROSTAT Press Office
Search-- European Union
Search-- Bulletin of the European Union
Search-- U.K. Government Information Service


Search-- The Corporate Watch Site
Search-- The Marx/Engels Internet Library


Search-- U.S. embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia
Search-- U.S. Central Intelligency Agency
Search-- U.S. Census Bureau


Search-- Economics (Biz/ed)
Search - Social Science (SOSIG)


From The Economist:
Markets and Data

Education for Sustainability
Postgraduate courses on
Environment and
Development Education at
London South Bank University

- Part time distance learning
- Full time at the University

- Come visit us at www.lsbu.ac.uk/efs

- Notes for lectures
- Notes and papers

- Globalization
- Global Value Chains
- Integrated International
---Production

- International Division of
---Production

- Transnational Corporations
- The Triad ( U.S.A, Japan, E.U.)


- Dependency Theory
- Development Planning
- The Developmental State
- The Neo-liberal State
- Development Economics
- The future of development
--economics

- Foreign Direct Investment
- Factor Payments to Abroad
- The New Economy in
--development

- International Trade

Prospects for the Global Economy

Back to Global Economic Prospects for Developing Countries

--World Development Indicators
---(the complete series)

--World Development Reports
---(the complete series)

-- Selected World Development
--- Indicators (the complete series)

--World Investment Reports
---(the complete series)

--World Investment Reports
---(selected statistics)

-- Planning for Development
UNCTAD areas of work:
Globalization and Development
Development of Africa
Least Developed Countries
Landlocked Developing Countries
Small Island Developing States
International Trade and
Commodities

Services Infrastructure
Investment, Technology and
Enterprise Development


The following databases on-line are available:
Commodity Price Statistics
Foreign Direct Investment
Handbook of Statistics
ICT Statistics
Millennium Indicators
TRAINS

Digital Library:
-- News
-- Main publications
-- UNCTAD Series
-- Basic documents
-- Issues in Brief
-- Newsletters
-- Statistical databases
-- Globalization and
----- Development Strategies

-- Economic Development in
----- Africa

-- International trade
-- Dispute Settlement - Course
----- Modules

-- Investment, Technology and
-----Enterprise Development

-- Services Infrastructure for
--- Development and Trade
----- Efficiency

-- Monographs on Port
----- Management

-- Technical Cooperation
-- Discussion papers
-- G-24 Discussion papers
-- Prebisch Lectures
-- Transnational Corporations
----- Journal

-- Publications Survey 2006-
-----2007



World indicators on the environment

World Energy Statistics - Time Series

Economic inequality

Other related themes:
- Aid
- Bureaucracy
- Debt
- Decentralization
- Dependency theory
- Development
- Development Economics
- Economic Policies
- Employment/Unemployment
- Foreign Direct Investment
- Gender
- Human Rights
- Human Development
- Hunger
- Inequality/social exclusion
- Informal sector
- Labour Market
- Microfinance
- Migration
- Poverty
- Privatization
- PRSP
- State/Civil Society/
---Development

- Sustainable Development
- Transnational Corporations
- Urbanization

- Complete list of development themes
..

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