• Publications

    On this page you will find books and publications that we consider relevant to our subscribers. The U.N. publishes a vast array of books, magazines and digital products each year. To take a closer look, please follow the links provided under each cover.

    National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2010. This publication contains detailed official national accounts data for 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 1999 to 2010. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of economies worldwide. The data for each country or area are presented in separate chapters with uniform table headings and classifications as recommended in the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA). Each country chapter also contains a write-up on the methodology and data sources which are used to compile the national accounts. A summary of the SNA conceptual framework, classifications, definitions, is also included in the publication.

    Export Quality Management: A Guide for Small and Medium-sized Exporters - Second Edition. This publication seeks to provide small- and medium-sized exporters in developing countries and transition economies with a comprehensive understanding of crucial quality-related issues linked to the quality infrastructure. Structured in a question and answer format, the book answers 95 frequently asked questions by exporters about quality, technical requirements (standards, technical regulations, sanitary and phytosanitary measures), management systems, conformity assessment (testing, inspection, certification), metrology, accreditation, and the WTO Agreements on Technical Barriers to Trade and the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures.

    This publication is the world's most extensive, hands-on and neutral source of information on international trade of coffee. It covers trade issues relevant to coffee growers, traders, exporters, transportation companies, certifiers, associations, authorities and others in coffee-producing countries. This third edition marks the 20th anniversary of this popular guide. It includes new material on climate change, the role of women in the coffee sector and comparison of sustainability schemes.

    Monthly Bulletin of Statistics presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world. It contains over 50 tables of monthly and/or annual and quarterly data on a variety of subjects illustrating important economic long-term trends and developments, including population, prices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade and finance. A subscription to the printed version of MBS includes access to the MBS On-line.