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COMMON REGULAT LANG E TRADE & DEV

A Common Regulatory Language for Trade and Development

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
26 Apr 2010
The publication examines changes in the regulatory landscape in the member States of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), including the recent trend towards “better regulation”, i.e. regulations with a greater focus on desired outcomes and more flexibility. This approach can...
COMPETING IN A CHANGING EUROPE

Competing in a Changing Europe

Opportunities and Challenges for Trade and Enterprise Development in a Changing Europe

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
23 Mar 2007
The accession of eight Central and Eastern European transition countries and two Mediterranean countries to the European Union was the most significant enlargement in scope and diversity in the history of the Union. The papers presented in this publication address some of the main problems coming...
BUILDING TRADE PARTNERSHIPS

Building Trade Partnerships in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
9 Feb 2007
This brief publication aims to provide useful information for formulating technical assistance projects for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) countries. The publication provides a historical background about the unfolding of the free trade agreements and a summary of existing...
TRADE FINANCE FOR SMALL & MEDIUM

Trade Finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in CIS Countries

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
6 Jun 2003
This report is taken from the deliberations that took place at the workshop, Practical Aspects of Trade Finance in CIS Countries with Special Reference to Problems Encountered by Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, held by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), in October 2001...
SERVICES IN TRANSITION ECON

Services in Transition Economies

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
26 Jul 2002
The rapid development of the services sector in domestic and international trade has been a major feature of the world’s economic development over the last thirty or more years. At the same time, services, especially personal services, tended to be a neglected sector in the centrally planned econ...
POLISH EXPERIENCE OF TRANSITION

Polish Experience of Transition, The

Accomplishments and Problems

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Trade and Investment Guides
9 Feb 2001
This publication discusses the different aspects of transition Poland has experienced during the last decade. The guide looks at encouraging private entrepreneurship; problems of stock exchanges in a transition economy; foreign direct investment and e-commerce as well as the problems associated w...
STANDARDS & REGULAT INTL TRADE

Standards and Regulations in International Trade

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
4 Aug 2000
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the Round Table on Standards, Norms and Regulations and their Impact on International Trade, focused primarily on central and eastern European countries with transition economies. The purpose of the publication is to serve as an information base and ...
PROMOT FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
13 Oct 2000
Today, there are over 20 countries classified as transition economies. It is undeniable that a basic and essential challenge for all transition economies is still the attraction of investment and, in particular, long-term investment. The aim of this publication is to outline and discuss structure...
TRADE FINANCE IN TRANSITION ECON

Trade Finance in Transition Economies

Practical Ways to Support Exports and Imports

Series:
Trade and Investment Guides
20 Aug 1999