Geographic File: Annual Reports & Other Statistical Publications
Houghton Memorial Library has a Geographic File that contains current magazines, maps, pamphlets, and brochures for individual countries and specific regions of the world, as well as for several international organizations.
These are some of the annual reports and statistical resources which we have in the Geographic File:
Memoria de Labores
Publication Date: San Salvador, El Salvador: Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador
This annual publication is written in Spanish and published by the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador. It has valuable statistics, charts, graphs, etc., which
illustrate the bank's activities during a given year.
Norges Bank: Monetary Policy Report
Publication Date: Oslo, Norway: Central Bank of Norway
The Report is published four times a year, in March, June, September and December. It assesses the interest rate outlook and the need for countercyclical capital buffers for banks. The Report includes projections of developments in the Norwegian economy.
Liechtenstein in Figures 2013
Publication Date: Vaduz, Liechtenstein: Office of Statistics
From this tiny principality in the heart of Europe, we receive this annual publication chock full of statistics about the people, industry, economy, etc.
European Drug Report: Trends and Developments 2013
Publication Date: Lisbon, Portugal: EMCDDA.
This is the annual report for the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
OPEC Annual Report
Publication Date: Vienna, Austria: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
We receive the annual report of OPEC as well as the Bulletin.
European Investment Fund's Annual Report for 2012 by Dario Scannapieco and Richard Pelly
Publication Date: Luxembourg: European Investment Fund, 2013.
In 2012, the European Investment Fund continued to increase its wide-ranging impact on the financing of Europe's SMEs during a period of sustained economic downturn. EIF also demonstrated its important role in providing funding and guarantees for an increasing number of European microfinance institutions through
the European Progress Microfinance Facility, funded by the EIF and the European Commission. This annual report is full of data and statistics to support both of these claims.
World Food Programme
Publication Date: Rome, Italy: WFP.
This annual report gives an overview of the previous year and highlights the many challenges faced by the World Food Programme for that year in providing food and other basic necessities to those suffering from manmade or natural disasters.
World Intellectual Property Indicators 2012 by Francis Gurry
Publication Date: Geneva, Switzerland: World Intellectual Property Organization, 2013.
The foreword to this publication notes that "we provide statistical information and analysis on many... important IP trends. This year's special theme focuses on industrial design....After discussing the growing importance of design in innovation, we describe how different countries and industries make use of the industrial design system."...Also noted in the foreword, "For the first time in 2011, more patents were filed at the patent office of China than at any other office in the world. In the 100 years before 2011, only three patent offices had occupied this position--those of Germany, Japan and the United States."
WCO Annual Report by World Customs Organization
Publication Date: Brussels, Belgium: World Customs Organization, 2013.
The World Customs Organization was established in 1952....Today, the WCO represents 179 Customs administrations around the globe that collectively process approximately 98% of world trade. As the global centre of Customs expertise, the WCO is the only international organization with competence in Customs matters and thus is the voice of the international Customs community. The Annual Report supplies valuable statistics and factual data about world trade.
European Court of Human Rights Annual Report 2012 by Registry of the European Court of Human Rights
Publication Date: Strasbourg, France: Council of Europe/European Court of Human Rights, 2013.
Gives a brief overview of the Court in 2012. Includes the contents of speeches given by various officials of the Court. States the activities of the Grand Chamber, Sections and single-judge formations. Includes the publication of information on the Court and its case-law. Contains a short survey of the main judgments and decisions delivered by the Court in 2012. Also reports on the cases reported in the Court's Case-law Information Notes in 2012. Chock full of statistical information in graph and bar format.
African Statistical Yearbook 2013
Publication Date: Tunis, Tunisia: African Development Bank in cooperation with the African Union Commission, 2013.
The Yearbook is published in one volume consisting of two parts: a set of summary tables followed by country profiles. The summary tables are presented by selected sectors. Each table presents indicators for all African countries for comparison purposes. The indicators are grouped in nine main sectors.
83rd Annual Report 1 April 2012-31 March 2013 by Bank for International Settlements.
Publication Date: Basel, Switzerland: BIS, c. 2013.
The Year in Retrospect states: "During the past year, the global economic recovery continued to lose momentum. The moderation in growth reflected three broad trends: overall weaker but still solid output growth in emerging market economies; a continued tepid expansion of the US economy; and recession in the euro area...."
The European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France)