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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)
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 1999

Rapport Sur le Commerce et le Développement 1999

Une Reprise Fragile, Avec des Risques de Détérioration - Commerce, Financement et Croissance

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
26 Nov 1999
L'édition française de ce rapport annuel paraît après une interruption de dix ans. Il fournit une analyse claire et cohérente des tendances d'évolution de l'économie internationale en mettant l'accent sur les pays en développement et les difficultés qu'ils ont à résoudre. L'édition 1999 contien...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 1999

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 1999

Frágil Recuperación y Riesgos de Regresión Económica - Comercio, Financiación y Crecimiento

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
26 Nov 1999
Durante muchos años, el Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo de la UNCTAD ha analizado con claridad y coherencia las tendencias de la economía internacional, con especial referencia en los países en desarrollo y los retos a que han de hacer frente en su política económica. El Informe de 1999...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1999

Review of Maritime Transport 1999

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
14 Jan 2000
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 shipscrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1999

World Investment Report 1999

Foreign Direct Investment and the Challenge of Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
15 Oct 1999
Recognized as the most up-to-date and comprehensive source of information and analysis regarding foreign direct investment (FDI), the World Investment Report 1999, presents a special focus on FDI and the challenge of development, looking at its impact on key objectives of economic development. Th...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1999

The Least Developed Countries Report 1999

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
25 Feb 2000
As the twentieth century drew to a close, it became clear that the least developed countries (LDCs) had generally failed to derive appropriate benefits from the ongoing processes of liberalization and globalization. This report examines the recent economic developments and outlook in the LDCs; re...
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...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1998

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 1998 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
3 Sep 1999
In its continuous effort to promote the harmonization of national accounting standards, this years edition of International Accounting and Reporting Issues, focuses on environmental financial accounting and reporting at the corporate level. It also looks at the linking of environmental and financ...
LEGAL ASPECTS OF INTL TRADE

Legal Aspects of International Trade

1 Oct 1999
International sale of goods differ from domestic sales in a number of ways and might be subject to a variety of jurisdictions with diverse legal systems. This publication focuses on the legal framework underlying export-import transactions and examines the risks inherent in international trade an...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1998

Review of Maritime Transport 1998

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
14 May 1999
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 shipscrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other ...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1998

The Least Developed Countries Report 1998

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
4 Dec 1998
The main focus of the 1998 Least Developed Countries Report, is an analysis of how different aspects of the multilateral trading system affect opportunities and constraints, for least developed countries (LDCs) to enhance their participation in the world economy. The Report examines the evolving ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1998

World Investment Report 1998

Trends and Determinants

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
8 Jan 1999
Prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the World Investment Report 1998 (WIR98) provides an analysis of current trends at the global and regional levels in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and international production by transnational corporations (TNCs). It d...
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...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT SET 1991/96

World Investment Report (SET)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
31 Oct 1997
There are over 37,000 Transnational Corporations (TNCs) in the world with over 170,000 foreign affiliates. This set presents the 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 World Investment Reports that contain an annual analysis and provide data on TNCs. The wealth of information presented is compleme...
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 ...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1996

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 1996 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
27 Mar 1998
Recent years have been marked by a growing momentum in favour of the use of international accounting standards. In its continuous effort to promote the harmonization of national accounting standards, this years edition of International Accounting and Reporting Issues, focuses on accounting for co...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1997

Review of Maritime Transport 1997

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
28 Nov 1997
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 shipscrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other relevant areas. It ...
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...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1997

The Least Developed Countries Report 1997

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
26 Sep 1997
Intended for a broad readership of governments, policy makers, researchers and all those involved with the least developed countries (LDCs) and development policy, this in-depth Report examines economic developments in the LDCs during 1996 and discusses prospects for 1997. It's coverage also incl...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 1996

Países Menos Adelantados 1996, Los

28 Feb 1997
Se examinan los más recientes acontecimientos socioeconómicos en los países menos adelantados y los progresos en la aplicación de medidas de apoyo. Algunos capítulos se refieren a cuestiones como la posibilidad de seguir aliviando la deuda, el papel de la microempresa, el papel de la mujer y los ...
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...
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 1995

Países Menos Adelantados 1995, Los

1 Nov 1996
Se pasa revista a los recientes acontecimientos socioeconómicos en los países menos adelantados y los progresos en la aplicación de medidas de apoyo. Se tratan cuestiones como los acontecimientos socioeconómicos y las reformas económicas, la evolución de la agricultura, el sector manufacturero, l...
TRANS CORP & BACKWARD LINKAGES

Transnational Corporations and Backward Linkages

n Asian Electronics Industries

5 Mar 1996
A new monograph presenting a study of the development of the backward linkages in the electronics industry in six countries in the Asian and Pacific region. The volume addresses the fundamental problems and prospects of TNCs and host countries in the development of backward linkages and will stim...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1995

Review of Maritime Transport 1995

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
13 Dec 1996
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 shipscrapping, the development of ports, privatization and freight markets among other relevant areas. It ...
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...
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...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1996

The Least Developed Countries Report 1996

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
14 Jun 1996
Reviews recent socio-economic development in the least developed countries (LDCs) and the progress in the implementation of support measures. Chapters deal with such issues as possibilities of further debt-relief, role of micro-enterprises and the role of women and environmental problems in the L...
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...