International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2013

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2013

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics series

UNIDO

A unique and comprehensive source of information, this book is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector.

Acknowldgements

UNIDO

Subjects: economics and finance, industrial organisation

Extract

The 2013 edition of the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics was prepared by a team of statistical staff under the supervision of Shyam Upadhyaya, Chief Statistician of UNIDO. Overall IT support was provided by Valentin Todorov, who managed the integrated statistical databases and produced the final PDF/digital manuscript. Dong Guo contributed to production of selected statistical tables for part I. Kateryna Gumeniuk, P.Y.Rita Liang, Regina McFerren-Zenz, Shohreh Mirzaei, Ju_rgen Muth and Anja Sedic were involved in the collection of data and the compilation of the regional and country tables. Amadou Boly contributed to the final checking of statistical tables. Liliya Kirchberger and Raphaela Wirth provided administrative support to the team. Important contributions to the publication were made by consultants Nicolai Christov and Bernhard Karner, who assisted in the development and maintenance of the software infrastructure. The team members wish to express their sincere thanks to Ludovico Alcorta, Director of the Development Policy, Statistics and Research Branch of UNIDO, for his support of the preparation of this publication. The co-operation of national statistical offices, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other international and regional agencies in providing the information that has served as the basis of the current publication is gratefully acknowledged.