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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)
TRANSNAT CORP SELECT BIBL 1991/92

Transnational Corporations: A Selective Bibliography 1991-1992

A Selective Bibliography

19 Nov 1993
Includes references to documents of the United Nations and the specialized agencies, to government publications and to monographs and journal articles published commercially on transnational corporations (TNCs). Some topics of the bibliography include foreign direct investments; transnational cor...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1993

World Investment Report 1993

Transnational Corporations and Integrated International Production

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
31 Jul 1993
There are over 37,000 transnational corporations in the world with over 170,000 foreign affiliates. This report presents for the first time ever data on the largest 100 non-financial transnational corporations ranked by foreign assets. It describes and analyses the continuing expansion of transna...
UNCITRAL LEGAL GUIDE ON INTERNATIO

UNCITRAL

Legal Guide on International Countertrade Transactions

25 Feb 1994
Everyone involved with drawing up contracts and negotiating international countertrade transactions will find this guide to be their ultimate desk reference. It makes the complexity of countertrade transactions at various levels simple and fills the gap where national laws do not contain specific...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1992

The Least Developed Countries Report 1992

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Least Developed Countries Report
21 May 1993
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...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 1992

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 1992 Review

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International Accounting and Reporting Issues
16 Apr 1993
This publication covers substantive issues of accounting and reporting on the continued instability in financial markets, European economic integration and developments in Central and Eastern Europe. It also includes such topics as: accounting for pension commitments, accounting for intangibles a...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1991

Review of Maritime Transport 1991

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Review of Maritime Transport
8 Jan 1993
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 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...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1992

World Investment Report 1992

Transnational Corporations as Engines of Growth

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 1993
This timely study examines the role of TNCs as engines of international growth. Its analysis shows ample cause for optimism and it is hoped that the lessons learned from the analysis will assist in policy formulation and the design on technical assistance in an increasing number of countries and ...
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

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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...