Creative Economy Goes Global
Updated: Jan 18
Global trade in creative goods is expanding with average export growth rates of more than 7%, according to a new UNCTAD report outlining trends in the global creative economy.
The data, which covers the period 2002 to 2015, shows the creative economy’s contribution to world trade. Over this period, the value of the global market for creative goods doubled from $208 billion in 2002 to $509 billion in 2015.