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Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
PRACTICAL GUIDE ECONOMICS ANALYSIS

A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures

30 Mar 2020
A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures is a joint-publication by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization. This publication provides the main tools for the analysis and empirical assessment of the trade effects of Non-Tarif...
TRANS CORP V26 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.1

Series:
Transnational Corporations
19 Jul 2019
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
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement du Tchad

14 Jun 2019
L’EPI du Tchad, réalisé à la demande du Gouvernement, est basé une analyse approfondie des politiques de développement du pays, du climat des affaires et des institutions ayant un rôle à jouer en matière d’investissement. Il vise à proposer une série de recommandations concrètes pour améliorer le...
KEY STAT & TREND REG TRADE AFRICA

Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This publication is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. It is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy as well as intra-African trade. The second part briefly summarizes the history of regional ...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2019

State of Commodity Dependence 2019

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
18 Jun 2019
This publication contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socioeconomic indicators - other structural indicato...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
BUILD DIGITAL COMPET BENEFIT FRONT

Building Digital Competencies to Benefit From Frontier Technologies

17 May 2019
This study explores ways in which digital skills can be developed and harnessed to support sustainable development in a current context of technological change. It discusses the types of skills that countries need to prepare the future workforces for the changing world and to maximise the develop...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2018

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2018

International Trade Rebounds

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This annual publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and services in the medium term. The series is part of a larger effort by UNCTAD to analyse trade-related issues of particular importance for developing countries. The recovery in international trade in the last two years...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2019

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2019

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2019
This publication was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces 'nowcasted' estimates for total merch...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2018

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2018 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
17 May 2019
This publication reviews recent developments on the performance of enterprises in attaining Sustainable Development Goals, as well as practical implementation of aspects concerning International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). It ...
TRANS CORP V25 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.3

Series:
Transnational Corporations
24 May 2019
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
FORGING A PATH BEYOND BORDERS

Forging a Path Beyond Borders

The Global South

12 Dec 2019
The publication, prepared as a contribution to the BAPA+40 Conference delves into what the future of South-South cooperation holds for developing countries, and how it can be reenergized and revitalized as a unique area of development cooperation. Given the trajectory of South-South cooperation o...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2018

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2018
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. The 2018 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
TRANS CORP V25 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.2

Series:
Transnational Corporations
5 Dec 2018
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
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018

Trade and Development Report 2018

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
18 Jan 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...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2018

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018

Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation - Beyond Business as Usual

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2018
For Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, they need to transform the structure of their economy. This, in turn, requires entrepreneurship that innovates. The entrepreneurial landscape in LDCs is dominated by micro and small enterprises with low ch...
EL TRANSPORTE MARITIMO 2018

Revista del transporte marítimo 2018

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
19 Nov 2019
La revista del transporte marítimo es una publicación emblemática de la UNCTAD, publicada anualmente desde 1968 con 2018 marcando el 50 aniversario. Alrededor del 80 por ciento del volumen del comercio internacional de bienes se realiza por mar, y el porcentaje es aún mayor para la mayoría de los...
ETUDES TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2018

Etudes sur les transports maritimes 2018

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
19 Nov 2019
La Revue des transports maritimes est une publication phare de la CNUCED, publiée chaque année depuis 1968, l'année 2018 marquant le cinquantième anniversaire. Environ 80% du volume des échanges internationaux de marchandises se font par voie maritime, et ce pourcentage est encore plus élevé pour...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
20 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Chinese language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinese)
21 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
18 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
17 Dec 2018
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Rev...
TRANS CORP V25 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.1

Series:
Transnational Corporations
29 Nov 2018
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum 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 resear...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2018

World Investment Report 2018

Investment and New Industrial Policies

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
25 Jul 2018
This report presents international investment trends and prospects at global, regional and national levels, as well as the evolution of international production and global value chains. It analyses the latest developments in new policy measures for investment promotion, facilitation and regulatio...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2012

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2012

Utilización de las remesas y los conocimientos de la diáspora para crear capacidades productivas

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
31 Dec 2012
La incierta recuperación económica mundial y el empeoramiento de la crisis en la eurozona siguen aminorando los factores que permitieron al grupo de países menos adelantados (PMA) alcanzar tasas más elevadas de crecimiento entre 2002 y 2008. Pese a una ligera mejora del crecimiento del PIB real e...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2011

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2011

La potencial contribución de la cooperación Sur-Sur al desarrollo incluyente y sostenible

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
31 Dec 2011
El año 2011 año ha sido importante para los países menos adelantados (PMA). Del 9 al 13 de mayo, Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno y representantes de los Estados se reunieron en Estambul con ocasión de la Cuarta Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Países Menos Adelantados (PMA-IV) para exam...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2013

Rapport sur les Pays les Moins Avancés 2013

Une croissance créatrice d’emplois pour un développement équitable et durable

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
31 Dec 2013
Malgré la stagnation de l’économie mondiale ces dernières années, les pays les moins avancés (PMA) ont, dans l’ensemble, enregistré une légère croissance. Le revenu par habitant a progressé régulièrement dans ces pays considérés en tant que groupe, laissant espérer que certains d’entre eux pourra...