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In 2014, world merchandise exports grew by 0.6%, while trade in services recorded a 4.2% global increase
Estimates of global international trade for 2014 are published today jointly with WTO. These statistics cover annual and quarterly merchandise and services transactions - up to Q4 2014. Seasonally adjusted quarterly statistics are also available for the volume of international merchandise commerce.
Commodity prices decline throughout 2014
World services exports grew by 4.7% in quarter 3 of 2014
According to preliminary estimates by UNCTAD and WTO, in the third quarter of 2014, world exports of services grew by 4.7% compared with the same quarter of the previous year (balance-of-payments basis, current prices).