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Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2019

SDG Pulse 2019

UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

28 Nov 2019
This first edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of other complementary indicators...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2021

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2021

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
24 Dec 2021
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. The 2021 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2021

Trade and Development Report 2021

From Recovery to Resilience: The Development Dimension

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
24 Dec 2021
This report analyses the state of the world economy, a year and half after the Covid-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The first part of the Report outlines key macro-financial aspects of the global economy, focusing, in particular, on the prospects for a growt...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2021

Flux transfrontières de données et développement - À qui profitent ces flux

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Rapport sur l'économie numérique
31 May 2022
Cette publication fait le point sur les tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial axé sur les données, en examinant les opportunités et les défis pour les pays en développement. Il met en évidence les liens avec les impacts de la pandémie de Covid-19, qui a conduit à une accélération des te...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

Cross-border Data Flows and Development – For Whom the Data Flow

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Digital Economy Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication takes stock of recent trends in the global data-driven digital landscape, examining opportunities and challenges for developing countries to benefit. It highlights the links to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to an acceleration of digitalization trends and a significa...
EXAM POLITIQUE SERV MAROC #I

Examen de la politique des services: Maroc (I)

13 Nov 2021
Le Maroc a adopté une stratégie globale d'ouverture et de libéralisation de son économie. Comme de nombreux pays en développement qui ont entamé leur transformation structurelle et se sont lancés dans la diversification économique, le commerce des services a pris une place prépondérante dans la s...
COVID-19 & MARITIME TRANSPORT

COVID-19 and Maritime Transport: Impact and Responses

Series:
Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
28 Feb 2021
The report describes and analyses the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on the maritime supply chain. It also identifies response measures adopted and sets out a list of lessons learned and good practices in resilience building and disruption management.
ENHANCE COHERENCE BETWEEN - RWANDA

Enhancing Coherence between Trade and Industrial Strategies in Africa

The Experience of Rwanda

12 Apr 2021
This paper examines the role of trade and industrial policies in fostering productive transformation in Rwanda. It identifies areas where there is the need for policy action to make trade and industrial policies more consistent with the goal of diversification and development of productive capaci...
TRANS CORP V27 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.3

Special Issue on Multinational Enterprises and Gender Equality

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Transnational Corporations
6 May 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. The topics in this special issue on multinational enterprises and ...
COVID-19 TRANSITIONING NEW NORMAL

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trade and Development

Transitioning to a New Normal

16 Feb 2021
The report fosters understanding of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on trade and development and reflects on actions that can propel us to the future we want. It provides up-to-date data and analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on trade and development; identifies sustained trends to character...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
INVEST POLICY REV SEYCHELL

Investment Policy Review - Seychelles

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
31 Jan 2021
The Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Seychelles assesses the country’s legal, regulatory and institutional framework for investment. This includes the analysis of FDI-specific regulations (investment laws, sectoral investment regulations and international investment agreements), and also general...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

Productive Capacities for the New Decade

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2020
“[This Report] highlights the importance of public investment for LDCs to address their short-term needs. It emphasizes the importance of comprehensive support for meso-level policies for productive capacity development in the context of addressing structural constraints and building the resilien...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2020

Rapport sur les Pays les Moins Avancés 2020

Des capacités productives pour la nouvelle décennie

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Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
13 Jul 2021
« Ce rapport souligne l'importance de l'investissement public pour les pays les moins avancés afin de répondre à leurs besoins à court terme. Il souligne l'importance d'un soutien global aux politiques de niveau méso pour le développement des capacités productives dans le contexte de la résolutio...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - CASHEW NUTS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Cashew Nuts

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Commodities at a Glance
13 Apr 2021
Cashew nuts enjoy increasing popularity all around the globe. The top three cashew-consuming countries – India, the United States of America and Germany - lie on three different continents. Cashews accounted for 17 per cent of world tree nut production in 2019/20, making it the third most popular...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2020

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2020

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
20 Apr 2021
First launched in 1967 this handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics to ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces ‘nowcasted’ estimates for total merchandised trade, total services trade and GDP on...
VINCULOS COMERCIO GEN: AMERICA CEN

Vínculos entre comercio y género: Un análisis de Centroamérica

11 Feb 2021
El presente documento es el séptimo módulo del volumen 1 del manual didáctico sobre comercio y género preparado por la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre Comercio y Desarrollo (UNCTAD). El manual didáctico se ha elaborado con la intención de fomentar la capacidad de las autoridades responsa...
TRADE GENDER LINK: CENTRAL AMERICA

Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Central America

16 Feb 2021
This teaching manual was developed to enhance the capacity of policymakers, civil society, and academics to assess the gender implications of trade flows and trade policy, and to formulate gender-sensitive policies on gender and trade. It provides a review of theoretical frameworks and empirical ...
TRANS CORP V27 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.27 No.2

Series:
Transnational Corporations
28 Oct 2020
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020

Trade and Development Report 2020

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All – Avoiding Another Lost Decade

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
28 Oct 2020
This report analyses the economic impacts of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addressing immediate difficulties facing ...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2019

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 2019 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
31 Dec 2020
This publication presents findings of surveys of implementation of the Guidance on Core Indicators for Entity Reporting on Contribution towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI) conducted on the Dow 30 companies in the USA and the 30 companies that form the index of the Eg...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW PERU

Voluntary Peer Review on Consumer Protection Law and Policy - Peru

29 Nov 2020
Voluntary peer reviews provide an expert and independent assessment of the effectiveness of the consumer protection right in a given country; analyze the legislative, institutional and public policy frameworks, together with the application of the law, in order to determine the difficulties to be...
TRADE GENDER LINK: TECH UPGRD AGRI

Teaching Material on Trade and Gender Linkages

The Gender Impact of Technological Upgrading in Agriculture

5 Aug 2021
This study examines the nexus between technology in agriculture and trade from a gender perspective. This document looks at the relationship between trade and gender as it explores the opportunities and challenges that women experience in the process of technological innovation and adoption in ag...