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Below is a selection of web resources related to regional, continental and global trade and integration, including data and statistics platforms and analysis tools, major trade-related publications, and organisations involved in trade-related development in Africa.

African Centre for Statistics (UNECA)

African Development Bank Statistics

Africa Development Indicators (World Bank)

African Economic Outlook

African Trade Policy Centre

Bilateral FDI Statistics (UNCTAD)

Bilateral Investment Treaties (UNCTAD)

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Economic Report on Africa series (UNECA)

Foreign Direct Investment Statistics (OECD)

Global Competitiveness Report (WEF)

IMF Article IV Staff Reports

International Competition Network (ICN)

Investing Across Borders (World Bank)

ITC Investment Map

ITC Market Access Map

ITC Standards Map

ITC Trade Map

OECD Aid-for-trade statistical queries

OECD Development Centre

OECD-WTO Trade in Value Added database

Regional Trade Agreements Information System (WTO)

Services Trade Restrictiveness Index (OECD)

Tariff Analysis Online facility (WTO)

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (World Bank)

The World Bank: Africa

UN Comtrade (United Nations Statistics Division)


United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

World Bank Open Data

World Integrated Trade Solution (World Bank)

WTO International Trade Statistics (annual publication)

WTO Statistical Database – Services Profiles

WTO Statistical Database – Tariff Profiles

WTO Statistical Database – Time Series Data

WTO Statistical Database – Trade Profiles

WTO Tariff Download Facility

WTO Trade and Tariff Indicators Maps

World Trade Reports (WTO)

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