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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)
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2017

Review of Maritime Transport 2017

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
17 Jan 2018
With over 80 per cent of global trade by volume and more than 70 per cent of its value being carried on board ships and handled by seaports worldwide, the importance of maritime transport for trade and development cannot be overemphasized. The 2017 Review of Maritime Transport presents and discus...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2016

State of Commodity Dependence 2016

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The State of Commodity Dependence
17 Jan 2018
The 2016 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles, each comprising 40 indicators mostly related to the three main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: export commodity dependence, import commodity dependence and net merchandise and commodity tra...
TRANS CORP V24 #3 DEC 2015

Transnational Corporations Vol.24 No.3, December 2015

Series:
Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
TRANS CORP V24 #2 AUG 2015

Transnational Corporations Vol.24 No.2, August 2015

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Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development. The articles published in this issue covers production networks in ASEAN; fore...
TRANS CORP V24 #1 APR 2015

Transnational Corporations Vol.24 No.1, April 2015

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Transnational Corporations
18 Dec 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development. Volume 24 Number 1 is a special issue on the theme of India's multinational en...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2017

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2017

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
8 Mar 2018
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. The 2017 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2017

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

Transformational Energy Access

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Least Developed Countries Report
17 Jan 2018
This report focuses on the role of access to modern energy in economic structural transformation - a critical issue both for the least developed countries (LDCs) and for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report focuses on the particular circumstances, challenges and experiences of ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2017

Trade and Development Report 2017

Beyond Austerity - Towards a Global New Deal

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
14 Sep 2017
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...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2016

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2016 Review

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International Accounting and Reporting Issues
17 Jan 2018
The International Accounting and Reporting Issues Review presents country case studies on the interrelated topics of compliance monitoring and enforcement mechanisms in relation to corporate reporting, auditing and regulation of professional accountants within the context of achieving high-qualit...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2017

World Investment Report 2017

Investment and the Digital Economy

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
11 Jul 2017
The annual World Investment Report presents foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and prospects at global, regional and national levels. It also analyses the latest developments in new policy measures for investment promotion, facilitation and regulation around the world, and provides the annual...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2017

Economic Development in Africa Report 2017

Tourism for Transformative and Inclusive Growth

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Economic Development in Africa Report
31 Jul 2017
Tourism - in terms of its contribution to GDP, employment and trade - is a critical sector for many African economies, and its growth is increasingly driven by tourists originating from the continent itself. However, most African countries still face significant challenges and constraints in expl...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1988

Trade and Development Report 1988

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1988
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1987

Trade and Development Report 1987

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1987
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1986

Trade and Development Report 1986

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1986
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1985

Trade and Development Report 1985

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1985
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1984

Trade and Development Report 1984

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1984
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1983

Trade and Development Report 1983

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1983
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1982

Trade and Development Report 1982

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1982
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1981

Trade and Development Report 1981

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
31 Dec 1981
This publication identifies the key issues in the global economy and the design of development strategies addressed in the Trade and Development Report over the past three decades, tracing them through its various editions. It shows how ideas, opinions and proposals expressed in the Trade and De...
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 active...
TRANS CORP V23 #3 DEC 2014

Transnational Corporations, Vol.23 No.3, December 2014

Series:
Transnational Corporations
6 Jun 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
TRANS CORP V23 #2 AUG 2014

Transnational Corporations Vol.23 No.2, August 2014

Series:
Transnational Corporations
6 Jun 2017
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2017

Commodities and Development Report 2017

Commodities Markets, Economic Growth and Development

Series:
Commodities and Development Report
17 Jan 2018
The 2017 Commodities and Development Report investigates the transmission channels through which commodity dependence affects micro- and macro-level development outcomes, examines long-term commodity price trends and simulates their impacts on economic agents, and highlights challenges and lesson...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2016

Trade and Environment Review 2016

Fish Trade

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
24 Mar 2017
The review addresses the matter of harmful incentives, primarily in terms of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and fisheries subsidies, as an important part of the toolkit to restore fish populations, foster sustainable fisheries and deliver substantial economic and social gains. ...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2016

The Least Developed Countries Report 2016

The Path to Graduation and Beyond: Making the most of the process

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Least Developed Countries Report
3 Jan 2017
Graduation is the process through which least developed countries (LDCs) cease to be members of the LDC category, in recognition of their advances in development. In principle, it marks a shift from dependency to a greater degree of self-sufficiency and emergence from the development "traps" whic...
ADVANCED GUIDE TRADE POLICY ANALYS

An Advanced Guide to Trade Policy Analysis

The Structural Gravity Model

25 Apr 2017
This Advanced Guide to Trade Policy Analysis is a follow-up to the original Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis. It provides the most recent tools for analysis of trade policy using structural gravity models. Written by experts who have contributed to the development of theoretical and empir...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2016 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2016 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
9 Feb 2016
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. It provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information. The present edition of the Rev...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2016

Informe sobre el transporte marítimo 2016

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
9 May 2016
En el presente número del Informe sobre el transporte marítimo se considera que las perspectivas a largo plazo del comercio marítimo y las empresas del sector son positivas. En 2015, el producto interno bruto mundial aumentó un 2,5%, tasa igual a la de 2014. Los países obtuvieron distintos result...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2016 (F)

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2016

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
11 Mar 2016
Le present chapitre traite de l'évolution Durant la période de janvier 2015 a juillet 2016. En 2015, le produit intérieur brut (PIB) mondial a progressé de 2,5%, un rythme identique a celui de 2014. Dans un context de baisse des cours du pétrole et des produits de base, de faiblesse de la demande...