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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)
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax. This ...
ETUDES TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2019

Etudes sur les transports maritimes 2019

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
23 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Arabic Language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
20 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Russian Language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
21 Jan 2021
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Chinese Language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinese)
23 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
EL TRANSPORTE MARITIMO 2019

Informe sobre el transporte marítimo en 2019

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
29 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019

Review of Maritime Transport 2019

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
27 Dec 2019
This report provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as well as transversal issues ranging from regulatory and legal developments affecting maritime transport and technological developments/innovation, with the theme...
INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRANSPARENCY

International Trade, Transparency, and Gender Equality

The Case of the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus

20 May 2021
This report examines the potential implications of the transparency provisions in the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus for gender outcomes in the region of nine Pacific island countries (9PICs) –Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, the Cook I...
RAPID ETRADE READI ASSESS LESOTHO

eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho

13 May 2020
The eTrade Readiness Assessment of Lesotho focuses on examining seven key policy areas that are most relevant for e-commerce. Within each area, critical readiness gaps are identified and relevant recommendations are proposed to overcome barriers and bottlenecks to the growth of digital trade. The...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAS(F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur le café en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
6 Jun 2019
La série Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base, sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale. Ce numéro du Coup d'oeil sur les produits ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COFFEE EAST A

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Coffee in East Africa

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
6 Jun 2019
The series, Commodities at a Glance, aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This edition is specifically dedicated to the issue on Coffee in East Africa.
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019 (S)

Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019

Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre la Economía Digital
13 Apr 2020
El Informe sobre la Economía Digital 2019 con el título de “Creación y captura de valor - repercusión para los países en desarrollo” presenta las tendencias recientes en el panorama digital mundial y examina los efectos de los datos y las plataformas digitales en las políticas y el desarrollo eco...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019

Création et captation de valeur - incidences pour les pays en développement

Series:
Rapport sur l'économie numérique
10 Apr 2020
Le rapport sur l'économie numérique 2019 intitulé «Création et captation de valeur: Les implications pour les pays en développement» dresse le bilan des tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial et examine les implications des plateformes de données et numériques en termes de développement ...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2019

Digital Economy Report 2019

Value Creation and Capture - Implications for Developing Countries

Series:
Digital Economy Report
10 Sep 2019
The Digital Economy Report 2019 on “Value creation and capture: Implications for developing countries” takes stock of recent trends in the global digital landscape and discusses the development and policy implications of data and digital platforms. A key feature of the evolving digital economy is...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2019

Commodities and Development Report 2019

Commodity Dependence, Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

Series:
Commodities and Development Report
20 Sep 2019
This report explores key aspects of the two-way relationship between commodities and climate change, discusses the concept of natural resource conversion and explores its application to renewable and non-renewable resources. In addition, it analyses the challenges and opportunities posed by clima...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSI NON-TARIFF(A)

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019 (Arabic language)

31 Oct 2020
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSI NON-TARIFF(F)

Classification internationale des mesures non tarifaires 2019

29 Oct 2020
Les mesures non tarifaires sont généralement définies comme étant des mesures de politique générale autres que les droits de douane ordinaires, qui peuvent avoir une incidence économique sur le commerce international des marchandises, en modifiant les quantités échangées ou les prix, ou bien les ...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSI NON-TARIFF(S)

Clasificación internacional de las medidas no arancelarias 2019

7 Apr 2021
La clasificación de las medidas no arancelarias que se presenta es una categorización de todas las medidas que se consideran pertinentes en la actualidad del comercio internacional. Está basada en un sistema de codificación anterior concebido por la UNCTAD denominado Sistema de Codificación de la...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSI NON-TARIFF(C)

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019 (Chinese language)

9 Mar 2021
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSI NON-TARIFF(R)

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019 (Russian language)

8 Mar 2021
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFIC NON-TARIFF

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019

23 Oct 2019
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...
PRACTICAL GUIDE ECONOMICS ANALYSIS

A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures

30 Mar 2020
A Practical Guide to the Economic Analysis of Non-Tariff Measures is a joint-publication by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization. This publication provides the main tools for the analysis and empirical assessment of the trade effects of Non-Tarif...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW: INDONESIA

Voluntary Peer Review of Consumer Protection Law and Policy: Indonesia

9 May 2020
UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to consumer protection policy. UNCTAD promotes the United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection and encourages Member States to create awareness of the many ways in which Member States, businesses ...
TRANS CORP V26 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.1

Series:
Transnational Corporations
19 Jul 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement du Tchad

14 Jun 2019
L’EPI du Tchad, réalisé à la demande du Gouvernement, est basé une analyse approfondie des politiques de développement du pays, du climat des affaires et des institutions ayant un rôle à jouer en matière d’investissement. Il vise à proposer une série de recommandations concrètes pour améliorer le...
CURRENT CHALLENGE DEVELOP COUNTRY

Current Challenges to Developing Country Debt Sustainability

20 May 2020
Ten years on from the global financial crisis, economies around the world have become dependent on debt for their growth. This has encouraged unprecedented global indebtedness, particularly in emerging markets and developing countries which have little control over global trends. The challenge fo...