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RECOMMENDATION NO.4 (R)

Recommendation N°4: National Trade Facilitation Bodies (Russian language)

13 Jan 2021
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
NATL ACCT STATS 2019 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2019 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
15 Dec 2020
This publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for more than 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2008 to 2019. National data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications recommended in the United Nations Sys...
NATL ACCT STATS 2019 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2019

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
27 Jan 2021
This publication comprises analytical tables of national accounting aggregates for more than 200 countries and areas, for 1970-2019. It contains estimation methods for compiling data. Tables include analysis of data on GDP by structural components, classified into: 1) analysis of level and real g...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA 2ND EDITION

Tech Hubs In Africa - Second Edition

Supporting Start-Ups

11 Dec 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building fledgling entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable. This second edition has expanded its coverage, adding insights from East African hubs. Based on interviews with do...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021

Applicable as From 1 January 2021

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
9 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force s...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2021 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2021

En vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
10 Dec 2020
L’Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) fait à Genève le 26 mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission centrale pour la navigation du Rhin (CCNR...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2020

Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2020

Financements innovants pour le développement des entreprises en Afrique

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Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
20 May 2021
Ce rapport examine le rôle des financements innovants pour le développement du secteur des entreprises comme moyen de financer et de réaliser le développement durable de l’Afrique et l’Agenda 2063. Il explique comment les sources de financement innovantes peuvent être utilisées pour financer le d...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2020

Economic Report on Africa 2020

Innovative Finance for Private Sector Development in Africa

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Economic Report on Africa
20 Apr 2021
This publication examines the role of innovative finance for business sector development as a pathway to financing and achieving Africa’s sustainable development and Agenda 2063. It articulates how innovative sources of finance can be utilized to finance Africa’s business sector development, taki...
NATIONAL TRADE FACILITA COMMITTEE

National Trade Facilitation Committees as Coordinators of Trade Facilitation Reforms

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Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
31 Jan 2021
National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFCs) have been transformed from being largely unknown institutional bodies to leading governments’ trade facilitation efforts and policy agendas for cross border trade. Yet so much remains to be done to adequately position these committees as the drivers ...
UNCITRAL MODEL LEG PROV PUB-PRI(S)

Disposiciones Legales Modelo de la CNUDMI sobre las Alianzas Público-Privadas

25 Nov 2020
Las Disposiciones Legales Modelo de la CNUDMI sobre las Alianzas Público- Privadas y la Guía legislativa de la CNUDMI sobre las alianzas público-privadas fueron elaboradas por la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas para el Derecho Mercantil Internacional (CNUDMI) y aprobadas en su 52º período de sesi...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2020

Le développement économique en Afrique Rapport 2020

Les flux financiers illicites et le développement durable en Afrique

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
20 May 2021
Au lendemain de COVID-19 (coronavirus), les pays africains devront intensifier leurs efforts de mobilisation des ressources pour réaliser le Programme de développement durable à l'horizon 2030. Le Rapport sur le développement économique en Afrique 2020 adopte une méthodologie multidisciplinaire p...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2020

Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa

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Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2020
In the aftermath of COVID-19 (coronavirus), African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 adopts a multi-disciplinary methodology to tackle the relationship between il...
UNCITRAL MODEL LEG PROV PUB-PRI(F)

Dispositions législatives types de la CNUDCI sur les partenariats public-privé

30 Nov 2020
Les Dispositions législatives types de la CNUDCI sur les partenariats public-privé et le Guide législatif de la CNUDCI sur les partenariats public-privé ont été élaborés par la Commission des Nations Unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI) et adoptés à sa cinquante-deuxième session ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(F)

Guide législatif sur le droit de l’insolvabilité

Quatrième partie - obligations des administrateurs d’entreprises dans la période précédant l’insolvabilité (notamment dans les groupes d’entreprises)

17 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(S)

Guía Legislativa de la CNUDMI sobre el Régimen de la Insolvencia

Cuarta parte: Obligaciones de los directores en el período cercano a la insolvencia (incluidos los grupos de empresas)

17 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(R)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Russian language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

17 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2020

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2020, Issue No. 1

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
24 Jun 2021
This journal is published twice yearly and aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is the successor of two earlier journals, the Asia-Pacific Development Journal ...
CHALLENG POLICY OPTION WAY FORWARD

Challenges, Policy Options, and the Way Forward

Economic Diversification in Selected Asian Landlocked Developing Countries (Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Turkmenistan)

16 Jun 2020
The study examines the trade and development challenges facing Asian Landlocked Developing Countries and their prospects for export diversification. It offers recommendations based on the case studies of the selected countries. The report argues that, despite complex trade and development challen...
ASSESSMENT EURASIAN ECON UNION

Assessment of the Eurasian Economic Union Competition Rules and Regulations

26 Oct 2020
The Competition Branch of the Eurasian Economic Commission (herein after referred as EEC) requested UNCTAD to undertake an assessment of their EAEU competition regulations based on the UNCTAD Model Law on Competition, UNCTAD previous research on competition law topics, as well as the relevant int...
KEY STAT & TRENDS IN TRADE POLICY

Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy 2019

Retaliatory Tariffs Between the United States and China

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Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy
21 Aug 2020
This annual publication informs on recent trends in trade policy by providing up-to-date statistics on the use of various instruments of trade policy and how their use evolved in the medium term. It covers various policy factors affecting international trade including tariffs, preferential margin...
DIGITALIZING THE PORT CALL PROCESS

Digitalizing the Port Call Process

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Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
20 May 2020
This document identifies the principal tensions and opportunities arising that are impacting the inevitable and ongoing digitalization process that is underway in the maritime sector, particularly through the authors’ experience in the development and subsequent validation of the Port Collaborati...
FINANCING SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2020

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2020

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
9 Apr 2020
The global economic recession and financial turmoil from Covid-19 are derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the pandemic, this report of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in man...