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TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (F)

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2018

Pouvoir, platesformes et l'illusion du libre-échange

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Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
22 Nov 2019
Cette publication phare examine différents aspects de la nature et du rôle du commerce international à l'ère de l'hyperglobalisation et examine les défis politiques connexes qui devront être relevés pour que le commerce contribue à un ordre économique mondial plus stable et plus inclusif. La rech...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (C)

Trade and Development Report 2018 (Chinese language)

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

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United Nations Trade and Development Report (Chinese)
22 Nov 2019
This flagship publication examines different aspects of the nature and role of international trade in the era of hyperglobalization and considers related policy challenges that will need to be addressed if trade is to contribute to a more stable and inclusive global economic order. Research provi...
TRANS CORP V26 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.3

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Transnational Corporations
21 Jan 2020
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax.
ASIAS LANDLOCKED DEVELOP COUNTRIES

Asia's Landlocked Developing Countries

Structural Transformation, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development

8 Jun 2021
Produced in connection with the global midterm review of the Vienna Programme of Action for LLDCs 2014-2024, this publication explores structural transformation for poverty reduction in Asia’s landlocked developing countrites (LLDCs), including related policy making and financial mobilization. To...
EXAM POLITIQ L

Examen de la politique d'investissement - Côte d'Ivoire

9 Apr 2020
L'Examen de la politique d'investissement de la Côte d'Ivoire analyse le cadre règlementaire, legal et institutionnel pour l'investissement dans le pays. Sur la base de cet analyse, des recommandations sont faites pour attire plus d'investissement vers le pays, en faire bénéficier tout le territo...
IMPL INVEST POLICY REV NEPAL

Report on the Implementation of the Investment Policy Review - Nepal

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
8 Apr 2020
The IPR of Nepal, completed in 2003, analyzed the legal, regulatory and institutional framework for investment in the country. It examined how to increase the contribution of investment, including foreign direct investment, to the economy and made concrete recommendations on how to achieve such o...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA

Investment Policy Review - Angola

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
INVEST POLICY REV ARMENIA

Investment Policy Review - Armenia

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
12 Mar 2020
The Investment Policy Review of Armenia makes concrete policy recommendations on how Armenia can improve its investment climate, attract higher inflows of foreign direct investment and derive more benefits from them.
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2018 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2018, Volume II

Trade by Product

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
31 Jan 2020
The 2018 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II - Trade by Product contains detailed tables showing international trade for 258 individual commodities, for the 11 main Extended Balance of Payments Services categories, and eleven world trade tables or figures presenting statistics up t...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2020

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
31 Jan 2020
This is the United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2020 and 2021. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five United Nations regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Dev...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2019

The State of Sustainable Markets 2019

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
23 Oct 2019
This fourth global report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. It shows significant growth in sustainability markets. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers by t...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (A)

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results (Arabic language)

29 Jan 2021
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (S)

Caja de herramientas de la UNCTAD: obtener resultados

3 Nov 2020
La Caja de Herramientas de la UNCTAD contiene información sobre nuestros productos de cooperación técnica que pueden ayudar a los países a establecer marcos políticos, normativos e institucionales, y a movilizar los recursos necesarios para hacer realidad los ambiciosos propósitos de la Agenda 20...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (F)

CNUCED instruments de la coopération technique: Produire des résultats

2 Nov 2020
Le fascicule CNUCED : Instruments de la coopération technique contient les informations utiles qui aideront les pays à mettre en place un cadre directif, réglementaire et institutionnel et à mobiliser les ressources nécessaires pour réaliser les ambitions du Programme de développement durable à l...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RESULTS

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

13 Mar 2020
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #27

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, Twenty-seventh Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
4 Dec 2019
This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2017 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed. The Bulletin aims to assist policymak...
EFFECT MARKET ACCESS LDC SERVICES

Effective Market Access for Least Developed Countries’ Services Exports

An Analysis of the World Trade Organization Services Waiver for Least Developed Countries

16 Jun 2020
The LDC Waiver is a legal tool that enables WTO Members to sidestep their obligation to treat all services imports equally under the Most-Favoured Nation (MFN) clause through the granting preferential treatment to services and service exporters from a Least Developed Country (LDC). It is similar ...
FROM EUROPE TO THE WORLD

From Europe to the World

Understanding Challenges for European Businesswomen

23 Oct 2019
Getting more women to trade beyond the European Union will require policies that go beyond trade. Policies are needed to get women to set up and grow their businesses in high-growth potential industries, enter export markets, and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in the labour market. Trade po...
INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA 2019

La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe 2019

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La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe
1 Oct 2019
En este informe anual de la CEPAL se presentan y analizan las principales tendencias de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) en los países de América Latina y el Caribe. En la región, las entradas de IED por primera vez en cinco años fueron superiores a las del año anterior (un 13,2%) y alcanzar...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2019

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Oct 2019
This ECLAC annual report sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In the region, FDI inflows were up (by 13.2%) year on year for the first time in five years, at US$ 184.287 billion. This performance is explained by...
TRADE FACILIT TERMS E/R/C GLOSSARY

Trade Facilitation Terms: An English-Russian-Chinese Glossary

Revised Third Edition

16 Dec 2019
This Glossary represents an English-Russian-Chinese dictionary of terms that are widely used in trade facilitation. This is the third, revised and completed edition including new terms, notably ones related to the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which ent...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
13 Mar 2020
The National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018 is the forty-ninth issue of this publication presenting a series of analytical national accounts tables for more than 200 countries and areas in the world. It has been prepared by the Statistics Division in cooperation with the na...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2018 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
14 Nov 2019
This publication, the 60th issue of National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2007 to 2018. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of ec...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2019

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019

Navigating Non-tariff Measures towards Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
4 Dec 2019
This report provides an analysis of the rise of non-tariff measures (NTMs) and its implications for Asia and the Pacific. Prepared jointly by ESCAP and UNCTAD, it reviews the costs and benefits associated with such measures from a sustainable development perspective, and identifies good practices...
LAWS CONCERNING NATIONALITY

Laws Concerning Nationality

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United Nations Legislative Series
30 Jul 1954
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fourth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with mat...
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019 (A)

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019 (Arabic language)

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

31 Oct 2020
Least developed countries (LDCs) are among the world’s countries most dependent on foreign aid for the financing of their development. While this is a traditional feature of their development trajectory, it has become even more challenging in recent years for two reasons. First, the Sustainable D...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

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Least Developed Countries Report
19 Nov 2019
This report provides a comprehensive source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world's most impoverished countries. It calls for least developed countries (LDCs) to ensure that external finance from all sources is directed to national development priorities, and urges the international co...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

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The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...