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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)
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 1994

World Investment Report 1994

Transnational Corporations, Employment and the Work Place

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
30 Sep 1994
Unemployment, a subject high on the agenda of governments, is the special focus of this year's Report. It analyzes the wide-range of effects of the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) on employment and shows TNCs as major employers creating over 70 million jobs world-wide and also con...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT SET 1991/94

World Investment Report (SET)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
8 Apr 1994
The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of transla...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 1993/94

The Least Developed Countries Report 1993 - 1994

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
24 Jun 1994
Reviews recent socio-economic developments 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, role of women and environmental problems in the LDCs.
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 1992

Review of Maritime Transport 1992

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
18 Mar 1994
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 ...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 1993

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo !!!!!! PUBLICATION CANCELLED !!!!!!

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
El núcleo del informe es el funcionamiento y la interacción de las diferentes partes que integran la economía mundial y de los aspectos conexos de las políticas nacionales e internacionales. Se dedica atención especial a cuestiones de interés para los países en desarrollo. Se incluyen los movimie...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1993

Trade and Development Report 1993

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
19 Nov 1993
The focus of the report is the functioning and interaction of all the different constituent parts of the world economy and of related dimensions of national and international policy. Special attention is given to issues of concern to developing countries. The coverage includes the movements of ma...
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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

Series:
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...