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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)
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1991

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

1991 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
13 Mar 1992
This publication contains the proceedings of the session of ISAR and essays by leading experts on the implementation of international accounting standards and the current state of the international standard-setting process.

TRANS CORP & INDUST HAZARDS DISCLO

Transnational Corporations and Industrial Hazards Disclosure

10 Jan 1992
This report examines the regulatory schemes for the disclosure of environmental and health-risk information in industrialized countries and makes specific proposals on how those requirements could be applied in developing countries. The report includes four drafts of model legislation for informa...
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...
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...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1990

Review of Maritime Transport 1990

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
20 Dec 1991
This annual review identifies the main development in world maritime transport and provides world-wide statistical data. It takes a look at supply/demand equilibrium in containerized shipping, shipbuilding and ship scrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other...
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...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1988

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 1988 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
This report summarizes responses of member states to new legal requirements and/or standards governing corporate accounting and reporting, surveys accounting and reporting issues being considered for standard-setting and focuses on international organizations dealing with accounting and reporting...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1987

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 1987 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
This study surveys the accomplishments of 24 selected countries in the area of accounting and reporting and identifies pertinent issues including accountability, corporate reports and other challenges, accounting for investments in associates and joint ventures, financial reporting by banks and o...