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INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE 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 Financing for Sustainable Development Report (FSDR) assesses progress in implementing the commitments and actions in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Its 2020 edition puts an emphasis on digital technologies, and their potential to accelerate progress in financing for development and SDG achiev...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #2 2019

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2019, Issue No. 2

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Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
28 Feb 2020
This publication aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It builds on the success of two earlier journals - the Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ), which has b...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2019

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2019

International Trade Slump

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Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
15 Apr 2020
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade is a yearly publication. It is a product of the Trade Analysis Branch, Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities (DITC), UNCTAD secretariat. This publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and servi...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRISE

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law

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

30 Apr 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...
DIGITAL & SUSTAIN TRADE FACILITATI

Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation Implementation in the UNECE Region

2019 Regional UNECE Survey on Trade Facilitation

30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO TFA. This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards developed by UNECE and UN/CEFA...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSESS KIRIBATI

Kiribati Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment

20 Dec 2019
The Kiribati Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment focuses on examining seven key policy areas that are most relevant for e-commerce. Within each area, critical readiness gaps are identified and relevant recommendations are proposed to overcome barriers and bottlenecks to the growth of digital trade....
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (A)

Trade and Development Report 2018 (Arabic language)

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

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United Nations Trade and Development Report (Arabic)
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...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018 (S)

Informe Sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2018

El Poder, Plataformas y la Quimera del Libre Comercio

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Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
22 Nov 2019
Esta publicación emblemática examina diferentes aspectos de la naturaleza y el papel del comercio internacional en la era de la hiperglobalización y considera los desafíos de política relacionados que deberán abordarse para que el comercio contribuya a un orden económico global más estable e incl...
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

Series:
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.
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...
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...
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 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 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...
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

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...