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United Nations Trade and Development Report

The Trade and Development Report (TDR), launched in 1981, is issued every year for the annual session of the Trade and Development Board. The Report analyses current economic trends and major policy issues of international concern, and makes suggestions for addressing these issues at various levels. 

TRADE & DEV RPT 2004 (R)

Trade and Development Report 2004 (Russian language)

Policy Coherence, Development Strategies and Integration into the World Economy

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
20 May 2005
Greater openness to international trade and finance has not enabled developing countries to establish a virtuous interaction between external financing, domestic investment and export growth. The TDR 2004 argues that, to achieve this, a feasible development agenda has to be based on the concept o...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2004

Trade and Development Report 2004

Policy Coherence, Development Strategies and Integration into the World Economy

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
19 Nov 2004
The current edition of the Trade and Development Report focuses on the global economic recovery currently underway. The Report raises questions about its considerable downside risks stemming from oil prices and exchange rates and the fact that both the sources and incidence of growth are unequall...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2003

Trade and Development Report 2003

Capital Accumulation, Growth and Structural Change

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
7 Nov 2003
Trade and Development Report 2003 offers a distinct perspective on global economic trends and prospects and raises some disturbing questions about the frail state of the trade-development nexus - particularly critical in the aftermath of Cancún. It traces the difficulties back to the surges in gl...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2002

Trade and Development Report 2002

Developing Countries in World Trade

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
14 Jun 2002
The Trade and Development Report 2002 (TDR 2002) analyzes trends and outlooks for the world economy and focuses on export dynamism and industrialization in developing countries. It demonstrates that, although integration into world trade is essential, it is not in itself sufficient for ensuring a...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2001

Trade and Development Report 2001

Global Trends and Prospects, Financial Architecture

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
25 May 2001
The world economy is staring into a dangerous precipice; many see uncomfortable parallels with the period between the two world wars. Excessive financial liberalization has created a world where global private financial flows have broken free from multilateral supervision and regulation. Systemic...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2000

Trade and Development Report 2000

Global Economic Growth and Imbalances

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
13 Oct 2000
A valuable resource for those involved in international business and economic development, the Trade and Development Report (TDR) 2000, issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), examines current performance and prospects in the world economy. Held in high regard b...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1999

Trade and Development Report 1999

Fragile Recovery and Risks - Trade, Finance and Growth

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
15 Oct 1999
A valuable resource for those involved in international business and economic development, the Trade and Development Report (TDR) 1999, issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), examines current performance and prospects in the world economy. It offers further ref...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1998

Trade and Development Report 1998

Financial Instability - Growth in Africa

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
23 Oct 1998
A valuable resource for those involved in international business and economic development, the Trade and Development Report 1998 (TDR), issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), examines current performance and prospects in the world economy. With the main theme o...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1997

Trade and Development Report 1997

Globalization, Distribution and Growth

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
26 Sep 1997
This illuminating report sheds light on some of the pressing policy issues facing developing countries and the international community as a whole. It explores the interaction of trends in the international economy with the prospects of developing countries. The Report compares current economic pe...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1996

Trade and Development Report 1996

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
18 Oct 1996
The new and illuminating report sheds light on some of the pressing policy issues facing developing countries and the international community as a whole. It explores the interaction of trends in the international economy with the prospects of developing countries. It compares current economic per...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1995

Trade and Development Report 1995

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
15 Sep 1995
The Trade and Development Report 1995, examines the impact of current international issues on the economies of developing countries. This is accomplished by comparing current economic performance with that of the preceding year and by examining future economic prospects for the world economy as a...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1994

Trade and Development Report 1994

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
4 Nov 1994
The focus of the report is the functioning and interaction of all the different constituent parts of the world economy and of related dimensions of national and international policy. Special attention is given to issues of concern to developing countries. The coverage includes the movements of ma...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1993

Trade and Development Report 1993

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
19 Nov 1993
The focus of the report is the functioning and interaction of all the different constituent parts of the world economy and of related dimensions of national and international policy. Special attention is given to issues of concern to developing countries. The coverage includes the movements of ma...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1992

Trade and Development Report 1992

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
23 Oct 1992
The world economy has been suffering its most severe recession since the Second World War. Production has fallen in the United States and flattened in Japan. Western Europe is stagnating: the boost provided by German unification has petered out, while high interest rates remain. Growth has picked...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1991

Trade and Development Report 1991

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
4 Oct 1991
Overall, the trade volume performance of developing countries in 1990 was mixed. There was a considerable deceleration in the growth of exports from South and South-East Asia for the second consecutive year, mainly owing to a sharp slowdown in the exports of the four more in- dustrialized economi...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1990

Trade and Development Report 1990

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
9 Oct 1990
The Trade and Development Report (TDR), launched in 1981, is issued every year for the annual session of the Trade and Development Board. The Report analyses current economic trends and major policy issues of international concern, and makes suggestions for addressing these issues at various leve...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1989

Trade and Development Report 1989

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
1 Jun 1989
Global output and trade expanded very rapidly last year and are continuing to grow, though at a somewhat reduced pace. The international economy is apparently in good health. However, this appearance is misleading. The growth impulses that are present are quite fragile, and will need to be activ...