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State of Commodity Dependence 2019

The 2019 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socio-economic indicators - other structural indicators. As commodity dependence tends to negatively affect poverty alleviation and food security, a set of indicators is included to help monitor trends in these areas. For each individual country, 1995 is used as the historical reference year. Moreover an in-depth analysis of commodity dependence in the 189 countries is presented at the beginning of the report with key messages.