World Statistics on Mining and Utilities

World Statistics on Mining and Utilities

UNIDO

World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector.

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UNIDO

Subjects: development studies, development economics, economics and finance, development economics, environmental economics, institutional economics, environment, management natural resources

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This is the second issue of the World Statistics on Mining and Utilities. Following its first release in 2010 the publication was distributed to the National Statistical Offices (NSOs), international organizations and other data users. UNIDO also informed the forty-second session of the United Nations Statistics Commission about the publication with a brief note on its sources and methods and periodicity. Several NSOs sent their feedback and comments, which were taken into account in the preparation of the current issue. UNIDO sincerely appreciates the cooperation with NSOs, OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), UNSD (United Nations Statistics Division) and other international organizations in providing data for this publication. Wide interest expressed by international data users, especially knowledge institutions and development partners, in mining and utilities statistics confirms the relevance of this publication. Particular interest was shown in statistics on energy related sectors such as production of coal, crude petroleum, natural gas as well as the production and distribution of electricity and gas. The publication was prepared by a team of statistical staff under the overall supervision of Shyam Upadhyaya, Chief Statistician of UNIDO. Valentin Todorov developed the new software system and produced the final manuscript. Kateryna Gumeniuk, P.Y. Rita Liang, Regina McFerren-Zenz and Shohreh Mirzaei completed the data preparation and the compilation of the country tables. Anja Sedic collected value added data from international sources and prepared the statistical tables for part I. Special thanks go to UNIDO experts Nicolai Christov and Bernhard Karner for their assistance in the...