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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)

The World Investment Report focuses on trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide, at the regional and country levels and emerging measures to improve its contribution to development. Overviews of the report are also available in all official UN languages.

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International Trade and Finance
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1997

World Investment Report 1997

Transnational Corporations, Market Structure and Competition Policy

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
26 Sep 1997
A vital source on the role of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world economy, this Report provides a comprehensive analysis and policy discussion of international investment issues. It examines current trends in global, regional and national FDI flows; the impact of FDI on market structure ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT SET 1993/96

World Investment Report (Set of Four Books)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
15 Nov 1996
There are over 37,000 transnational corporations (TNCS) in the world with over 170,000 foreign affiliates. This set presents the 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 World Investment Reports that contain an annual analysis and provide data on TNCS. The wealth of information presented is complemented by stat...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1996

World Investment Report 1996

Investment, Trade and International Policy Arrangements

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
18 Oct 1996
Worldwide foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows increased phenomenally between 1994 and 1995, setting a new record. This surge in FDI inflows is one of the many vital topics examined in this year's edition of the Report. It also analyzes the interrelationships between trade, investment and inte...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT SET 1992/95

World Investment Report (SET)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
9 Feb 1996
There are over 37,000 transnational corporations (TNCS) in the world with over 170,000 foreign affiliates. This set presents the 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995 World Investment Reports that contain an annual analysis and provide data on TNCS. The wealth of information presented is complemented by stat...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1995

World Investment Report 1995

Transnational Corporations and Competitiveness

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
15 Dec 1995
This fifth edition of the World Investment Report (WIR) documents the continuing growth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. It analyzes the impact of FDI on the competitiveness of both developed and developing countries. The Report also discusses the policy implications fo...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1994

World Investment Report 1994

Transnational Corporations, Employment and the Workplace

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
30 Sep 1994
Unemployment, a subject high on the agenda of governments, is the special focus of this year's Report. It analyzes the wide-range of effects of the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) on employment and shows TNCs as major employers creating over 70 million jobs world-wide and also con...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT SET 1991/94

World Investment Report (SET)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
8 Apr 1994
The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of transla...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1993

World Investment Report 1993

Transnational Corporations and Integrated International Production

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
31 Jul 1993
There are over 37,000 transnational corporations in the world with over 170,000 foreign affiliates. This report presents for the first time ever data on the largest 100 non-financial transnational corporations ranked by foreign assets. It describes and analyses the continuing expansion of transna...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1992

World Investment Report 1992

Transnational Corporations as Engines of Growth

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 1993
This timely study examines the role of TNCs as engines of international growth. Its analysis shows ample cause for optimism and it is hoped that the lessons learned from the analysis will assist in policy formulation and the design on technical assistance in an increasing number of countries and ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1991

World Investment Report 1991

The Triad in Foreign Direct Investment

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
8 Nov 1991
This Report analyses the phenomenal growth of world foreign direct investment in the 1980s. In particular, it focuses on the Triad - the United States, the EC and Japan - which accounted for four-fifths of all foreign direct investment to the rest of the world in that period. One significant disc...