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INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2016

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2016

Physical Quantity Data (Vol.I) and Monetary Value Data (Vol.II)

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Industrial commodity statistics yearbook / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit
7 Jun 2019
The Yearbook provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. Data are provided for 2007-2016 for approximately 200 countries and territories. The commodities have been selected on the basis of their overall importance and their importance as outputs of individual ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2004

World Economic and Social Survey 2004

Part I - Trends and Policies in the World Economy, Part II - International Migration

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
2 Apr 2004
The 2004 edition of the World Economic and Social Survey is divided into two parts. The first part discusses the state of the world economy in 2004 and the outlook for 2005. It includes a review of developments in international trade and finance and an overview of the situation in the world’s eco...
UN DEMOGRAPH YRBK 2017 V68

United Nations Demographic Yearbook 2017

Sixty-eighth issue

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Demographic Yearbook (Ser. R)
21 Jan 2019
Demographic Yearbook 2017 is the sixty-eighth edition in a series published since 1948. Through the cooperation with the National Statistical Offices, official demographic statistics are compiled in the Yearbook, as available, for more than 230 countries and areas of the world up to the reference...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2018

United Nations E-Government Survey 2018

Gearing E-Government to Support Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies

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United Nations E-Government Survey
12 Feb 2019
Governments have the critical responsibility to pursue policies and measures to build resilience and assist those most affected by shocks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They must find ways to anticipate disasters and shocks and lower their impact. Digital technologies are ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2018

World Economic and Social Survey 2018

Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
8 Oct 2018
This publication reviews the advances in frontier technologies — including automation, robotics, renewable energy technologies, electric vehicles, biotechnologies and artificial intelligence — and analyzes their economic, social and environmental impact. These technologies present immense potenti...
EOR 2017 SUPP25 INTL COOP TAX MATT

Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

Report on the Fourteenth Session (3-6 April 2017)

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Report of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report submitted to the Economic and Social Council by the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters on its fourteenth session (3-6 April 2017).
EOR 2017 SUPP24 COMM PUB ADMIN

Committee of Experts on Public Administration

Report on the Sixteenth Session (24-28 April 2017)

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Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report submitted to the Economic and Social Council by the Committee of Experts on Public Administration on its sixteenth session (24-28 April 2017).
EOR 2017 SUPP13 RPT COMM DEV POL

Committee for Development Policy

Report on the Nineteenth Session (20-24 March 2017)

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Report of the Committee for Development Policy
7 Jun 2018
This is the official report submitted to the Economic and Social Council by the Committee for Development Policy on its nineteenth session (20-24 March 2017).
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1961

World Economic Survey 1961

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
16 Jun 1961
World Economic Survey 1961 focuses on industrialization and economic development, following the request by the Committee for Industrial Development for a review of industrialization in underdeveloped countries during the 1950s. The Survey also examines recent trends in the world economy, analysin...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1962

World Economic Survey 1962

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
2 Jun 1962
Part one: The Developing Countries in World Trade, presents the first series of papers prepared for discussion at the second session (May-June 1963) of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, to be convened in 1964. These papers addressed the broad is...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1948

World Economic Report 1948

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
31 Dec 1948
World Economic Report 1948 assembles a considerable volume of post-war economic data relating to all regions of the world not hitherto available within the compass of a single study. The Report aims to provide a comprehensive survey of the world economic situation in 1948, and to indicate major e...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1949/1950

World Economic Report 1949–1950

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
14 Mar 1950
World Economic Report 1949-50 analyses major developments in domestic economic conditions and international economic relations during 1949 and the first half of 1950, with some preliminary comments on tendencies since mid-1950. The Report also presents a discussion of two special problems: the fa...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1950/1951

World Economic Report 1950–1951

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Jul 1951
World Economic Report 1951-52 highlights the major domestic economic changes in economically developed private enterprise economies, centrally planned economies and selected countries of Latin America and the Far East. The Report also studies the changes in international trade and payments in sev...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1951/1952

World Economic Report 1951–1952

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
12 Sep 1952
World Economic Report 1951-52 highlights the major domestic economic changes in economically developed private enterprise economies, centrally planned economies and selected countries of Latin America and the Far East. The Report also studies the changes in international trade and payments in sev...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1952/1953

World Economic Report 1952–1953

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
4 Jun 1955
World Economic Report 1952-53 analyses major changes in domestic economic conditions and international trade and payments from 1950 to 1953, with special emphasis on developments in 1952 and 1953. The introduction surveys current economic problems in the light of economic developments since the S...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1953/1954

World Economic Report 1953–1954

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
12 Jan 1954
World Economic Report 1953-54 analyses recent major changes in domestic economic conditions and in international trade and payments, with special emphasis on developments in 1953 and 1954. The Report reviews the economic developments in three broad groups of countries: economically developed priv...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1955

World Economic Survey 1955

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
11 Nov 1955
World Economic Survey 1955 reviews the growth of production and trade in private enterprise economies and the centrally planned economies during the first post-war decade. The introduction examines some of the major problems of balanced growth encountered since the war. The Survey also highlights...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1956

World Economic Survey 1956

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
18 Nov 1956
World Economic Survey 1956 is devoted to a study of balance of payments problems during the post-war period. It reviews the worldwide balance-of-payments experience since the war, the changes in the network of international balances and the pattern of international settlements. Furthermore, the p...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1963

World Economic Survey 1963

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
2 Feb 1963
Part one: Trade and Development: Trends, Needs and Policies, presents the second series of papers prepared for discussion at the second session (May–June 1963) of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, to be convened in 1964. These papers addressed t...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1957

World Economic Survey 1957

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Apr 1957
World Economic Survey 1957 examines the problem of inflation, analysing its nature as well as recent governmental anti-inflationary policies, with particular emphasis on the role of monetary policies. Both demand and cost elements, as well as the significance of monetary factors are reviewed. The...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1964

World Economic Survey 1964

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
20 Dec 1964
Part one: Development Plans: Appraisal of Targets and Progress in Developing Countries, reviews the experience gained and the techniques used by different countries in planning for economic development. It focuses attention on development plans in the developing countries. The Survey provides an ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1958

World Economic Survey 1958

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
15 May 1958
In part one of World Economic Survey 1958, attention is focused on international commodity issues and policies in the post-war period. The Survey analyses trends and fluctuations in world trade of primary commodities, national and international commodity policies, and issues of primary commoditie...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1965

World Economic Survey 1965

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
6 Jan 1965
Part one: The Financing for Development, deals with an issue that has been a matter of long-standing concern in various United Nations bodies, namely the financing of economic development. The Survey discusses the problem of increasing the volume of savings available to the developing countries, ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1959

World Economic Survey 1959

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
5 Sep 1959
World Economic Survey 1959 reviews the year, which witnessed new peaks in world production and incomes following the recovery from the 1957/1958 recession in the United States and the cessation of growth in 1958 in western Europe. The Survey also analyses the investment trends and policies in the...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1966

World Economic Survey 1966

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
17 Feb 1966
Part one: Implementation of Development Plans: Problems and Experience, offers a series of papers dealing with problems and experience in the implementation of development plans. The subject of plan implementation has figured prominently in recent discussions in international forums. The Survey r...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1967

World Economic Survey 1967

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
14 Aug 1967
Part one: The Problems and Policies of Economic Development: An Appraisal of Recent Experience, examines the principal features of economic progress of developing countries during the period 1955 to 1965. As part of the preparatory work for a second United Nations Development Decade, this review ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1969/1970

World Economic Survey 1969–1970

The Developing Countries in the 1960s: the Problem of Appraising Progress

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
12 Apr 1970
World Economic Survey 1969–1970 addresses the methodological problems that are involved in measuring progress in the developing countries. The Survey reviews the available data and suggests ways in which they might be used to throw light on the economic and social performance in the 1960s of the ...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1968

World Economic Survey 1968

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Jul 1968
Part one: Some Issues of Development Policy in the Coming Decade, discusses problems and policies relating to the prospective growth of population, employment and educational requirements. It also examines policies for the acceleration of agricultural and industrial growth in the coming decade, a...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 1971

World Economic Survey 1971

Current Economic Developments

Series:
World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
10 Jun 1971
World Economic Survey 1971 examines some salient features of economic developments in 1970, taking into consideration the more detailed biennial report on the world economy that is to be issued in connection with the review and appraisal of the Second United Nations Development Decade. According ...