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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)
BEST PRACTICE IN INVESTMENT DEV

Best Practices in Investment for Development

How to Utilise FDI to Improve Transport Infrastructure - Roads - Lessons from Australia and Peru

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
5 Oct 2009
The Series provides practical advice and case studies of best policy practice for attracting and benefiting from foreign direct investment (FDI), in line with national development strategies. It draws on the experiences gained in United Nations Conference’s on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) capac...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2009 (CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2009 (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
24 May 2010
This publication provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. It presents consolidated reference statistics considered of particular importance fo...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2009

Information Economy Report 2009

Trends and Outlook in Turbulent Times

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
11 Nov 2009
The Information Economy Report 2009: Trends and Outlook in Turbulent Times (IER 2009) is the fourth in a series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report is one of the few publications to monitor global trends in information and communication technol...
BEST PRACTICE IN INVESTMENT DEV

Best Practices in Investment for Development

How to Utilise FDI to Improve Infrastructure - Electricity - Lessons from Chile and New Zealand

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
5 Oct 2009
The Series provides practical advice and case studies of best policy practice for attracting and benefiting from foreign direct investment (FDI), in line with national development strategies. It draws on the experiences gained in United Nations Conference’s on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) capac...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2009

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2009

Respuesta a la crisis mundial y mitigación del cambio climático y desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
11 May 2010
Este informe se divide en cinco capítulos: Los Efectos de la Crisis Mundial y las Política de Respuesta a Corto Plazo; La Financiarizacion de los Mercados de Productos Primarios; Aprender de la Crisis: Políticas de Mayor Seguridad y Solidez de los Sistemas Financieros; Reforma del Sistema Monetar...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009 (R)

Trade and Development Report 2009 (Russian language)

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
2 Jun 2009
The Trade and Development Report 2009 examines in some detail the short-term policy responses taken to tackle the immediate effects of this crisis. These include fiscal stimulus packages, monetary policy easing, and support for ailing financial institutions. Monetary easing and large bailout oper...
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 2009

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2009

Faire face à la crise Mondiale - Atténuation des changements climatiques et développement

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
10 May 2010
Avant même que la tourmente financière ne dégénère en crise déclarée en septembre 2008, la croissance du produit intérieur brut (PIB) avait marqué le pas dans la plupart des pays développés. Le ralentissement s’est ensuite transformé en véritable récession, et le PIB mondial devrait reculer de pl...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009 (C)

Trade and Development Report 2009 (Chinese language)

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report (Chinese)
10 May 2010
The Report addresses the main issues of global economic outlook and short-term policy response to the financial and economic crisis, international monetary reform to complement stricter financial regulation and climate change mitigation as a process of structural change. The report analyzes globa...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009 (A)

Trade and Development Report 2009 (Arabic Language)

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report (Arabic)
11 May 2010
The Report addresses the main issues of global economic outlook and short-term policy response to the financial and economic crisis, international monetary reform to complement stricter financial regulation and climate change mitigation as a process of structural change. The report analyzes globa...
PROTECCION DE LA SEGURIDAD NACIONA

La Protección de la Seguridad Nacional en los AII

Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con las políticas internacionales de inversión opara el desarrollo

10 May 2010
La Colección procura ofrecer un análisis equilibrado de las cuestiones que se pueden plantear en el contexto de los criterios internacionales de la elaboración de normas sobre la inversión y su repercusión en el desarrollo. Su objeto es contribuir a mejorar la comprensión de las difíciles cuestio...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2009

World Investment Report 2009

Transnational Corporations, Agricultural Production and Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
16 Sep 2009
The World Investment Report 2009, subtitled Transnational Corporations, Agricultural Production and Development analyses two major issues: How have foreign direct investment (FDI) flows reacted to the current financial and economic crisis? How do traditional and new foreign investors - transnati...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009

Trade and Development Report 2009

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
9 Sep 2009
The Trade and Development Report 2009, subtitled Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development” addresses the main issues of global economic outlook and short-term policy response to the financial and economic crisis, international monetary reform to complement stric...
PROTECTION NATL SECURITY IN IIAS

The Protection of National Security in IIAs

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
10 Nov 2009
After almost two decades of nearly unequivocal support for investment liberalization, many countries have started to re-evaluate these policies, and some have introduced adjustments, thereby exercising their right to regulate foreign investment to pursue domestic policy objectives. Security conce...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2009

Los Países Menos Adelantados Informe de 2009

El Estado y la Gobernanza del Desarollo

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
10 May 2010
En el informe se insiste en que no hay un modelo único y optimo de desarrollo aplicable a todos los países, por lo que se hace un llamamiento a la diversificación de las políticas y el aprendizaje institucional. Se reconocen los profundos vínculos de complementación existentes entre los sectores ...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2009

Les Pays les Moins Avancés Rapport 2009

L'État et la Gouvernance du Développement

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
3 Sep 2010
Les pays les moins avances (PMA) sont un group de pays que l'ONU considère comme étant ceux dont le développement est le moins avance eu égard à leur faible PIB par habitant, à leur faible capital humain et a leur forte vulnérabilité économique. Le présent Rapport affirme que la gravité des effet...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2009

The Least Developed Countries Report 2009

The State and Development Governance

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
15 Aug 2009
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are a group of countries that have been classified by the United Nations as least developed in terms of their low GDP per capita, their weak human assets and their high degree of economic vulnerability. This Report argues that the impact of the global economic...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2009

Economic Development in Africa Report 2009

Strengthening Regional Economic Intregration for Africa's Development

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
27 Jun 2009
The Report focuses on ways of strengthening regional economic integration for Africa´s development. It complements existing institutional analyses of regional integration in Africa with an economic analysis of trade in goods and services, migration and investment, and surveys recent trends in the...
DISPOSICIONES DE PROMOCION

Disposiciones de Promoción de la Inversión en los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
21 Apr 2009
Este documento no tiene por objetivo debatir la cuestión de la promoción de la inversión sino la cuestión del grado de promoción activa de la inversión que deben ofrecer los países. Se plantea la cuestión de cómo instrumentalizar los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión (AII) para reforzar las m...
REGULACION INTERNACIONAL INVERSION

Regulación Internacional de la Inversión

Balance, Retos y Camino a Seguir

21 Apr 2009
Esta publicación examina sesenta años de regulación internacional de la inversión y se identifican las principales tendencias de la práctica actual de conclusión de tratados. A partir de este análisis, se describen los principales retos y problemas que plantea el sistema de Acuerdos Internacional...
GLOBAL ECON CRISIS SYSTEMIC

The Global Economic Crisis

Systemic Failures and Multilateral Remedies

20 Apr 2009
United Nations Conference's on Trade and Development (UNCTAD’s) longstanding call for stronger international monetary system and financial governances rings true in today’s crisis, which is global and systemic in nature. This report has been established by the UNCTAD interdivisional Task Force on...
CONTRIBUTION COMMERCE RENFORCE

Contribution du Commerce au Renforcement du Développement et à la Réduction de la Pauvreté

Aspects Liés à La Mobilité de la Main-d'Oeuvre et au Commerce des Compétences

6 Mar 2009
Le présent document tente de donner une vue d’ensemble des incidents de la circulation et de l’intégration de la main-d’œuvre à l’échelle mondiale sur le commerce, le développement et la réduction de la pauvreté. Il tente aussi de répondre à la question de savoir comment mieux gérer la mobilité t...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2008

El transporte marítimo en 2008

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
30 Apr 2010
Dado que más del 80% del volumen del comercio mundial de mercancías es transportado por vía marítima, el transporte marítimo continúa siendo el pilar en que se apoyan el comercio internacional y la globalización. En 2007, el volumen del comercio marítimo internacional llegó a 8.020 millones de to...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2008 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
20 Sep 2009
The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information.