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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 2015

Review of Maritime Transport 2015

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
19 Nov 2015
Access to frequent and reliable shipping services is key for developing countries’ trade with overseas markets. Firms cannot export competitively and participate global value chains without adequate transport connectivity, and maritime transport continues to be the dominant mode of shipping goods...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2015

World Investment Report 2015

Reforming International Investment Governance

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Nov 2015
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...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2015

Information Economy Report 2015: Unlocking the Potential of E-commerce for Developing Countries

Unlocking the Potential of E-commerce for Developing Countries

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
31 May 2015
Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is rapidly transforming the way in which enterprises are interacting among each other as well as with consumers and governments. Despite important potential benefits, businesses and consumers in developing countries were for a long time slow to exploit e-commerce....
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2015

Economic Development in Africa Report 2015

Unlocking The Potential of Africa's Services Trade for Growth and Development

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2015
The Economic Development in Africa Report 2015 subtitled Unlocking the Potential of Africa's Trade in Services for Inclusive Growth and Development highlights the catalytic role services can play in Africa, and the importance of understanding the static and dynamic effects the development of serv...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2015

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2015

Libérer le potentiel du commerce des services en Afrique pour la croissance et le développement

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
11 Sep 2015
Le développement économique en Afrique Rapport 2015 sous-titrée Libérer le potentiel du commerce de l'Afrique dans les services pour la croissance inclusive et du développement met en lumière les services de rôle catalytiques peuvent jouer en Afrique, et de l'importance de comprendre les effets s...
TRANS CORP V22 #3 DEC 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.3, December 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
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 V22 #2 AUG 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.2, August 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
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 V22 #1 APR 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.1, April 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
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 V21 #3 DEC 2012

Transnational Corporations Vol.21 No.3, December 2012

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
Transnational Corporations (formerly The CTC Reporter) 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.
PAISES MENOS ADELANTADOS 2014

Informe Sobre los Países Menos Adelantados 2014

Crecimiento con transformación estructural: Una agenda para el desarrollo después de 2015

Series:
Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados
24 Jun 2015
En el Informe sobre los Países Menos Adelantados, 2014 se examinan los vínculos entre transformación estructural, crecimiento económico y desarrollo humano. Se argumenta que los PMA no pueden, ni deben, centrarse únicamente en el crecimiento económico; también tienen que prestar atención al tipo ...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2014

Rapport sur les Pays les Moins Avancés 2014

Croissance et transformation structurelle: un programme de développement pour l’après-2015

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
15 Dec 2015
Dans le Rapport 2014 sur les pays les moins avancés, la CNUCED étudie les liens entre transformation structurelle, croissance économique et développement humain. Elle soutient que les PMA ne peuvent − ni ne devraient − se concentrer exclusivement sur la croissance globale; ils doivent aussi prêt...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2014

The Least Developed Countries Report 2014 - Growth with Structural Transformation: A post-2015 Development Agenda

Growth with Structural Transformation: A post-2015 Development Agenda

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
2 Jan 2015
As we reach the target date to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the LDC Report analyses the performance of the LDCs in progressing towards these goals and provides a framework for their development policies in the post-2015 period. The Report shows that there is a high degree of diff...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2014

El Tranporte Marítimo 2014

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
29 May 2015
​Según publica El Transporte Marítimo 2014, el fluctuante crecimiento de la economía mundial hizo que el tráfico marítimo mundial aumentase sólo un 3,8% en 2013, lo que sitúa el volumen total transportado en casi 9.600 millones de toneladas. Gran parte de esa expansión correspondió al transporte ...
ETUDE TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2014

Étude sur les transports maritimes 2014

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Etude sur les transports maritimes
9 Sep 2014
L’Étude sur les transports maritimes 2014 couvre des données et des événements sur une période allant de janvier 2013 à juin 2014. La présente livraison de l’Étude sur les transports maritimes ne contient pas d’annexes statistiques imprimées. À leur place, la CNUCED présente des données statistiq...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2014

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2014

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
22 Jan 2015
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics provides a comprehensive, reliable, coherent and comparable collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development for individual countries, geographical regions and for selected economic groupings. It presents ...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2014

Review of Maritime Transport 2014

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
2 Jan 2015
As in previous issues since 1968, the 2014 Review of Maritime Transport contains a wealth of analysis and unique data. The Review is the renowned United Nations source of statistics and analysis on seaborne trade, the world fleet, freight costs, port traffic and the latest trends in the legal and...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2014

Trade and Development Report 2014

Global Governance and Policy Space for Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
29 Sep 2014
The 2014 edition reviews recent trends in the world economy, examining the consistency and sustainability of the economic policies currently followed. It addresses the evolution and current conditions of the policy space needed for implementing growth-enhancing and inclusive development strategie...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2013

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

Report by the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - 2013 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
7 Oct 2014
This volume is dedicated to the topic of human capacity development in relation to meeting the requirements for high-quality corporate reporting. Over the past four years, ISAR has been developing and refining a comprehensive approach to achieving high-quality corporate reporting: the Accounting ...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2012

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

Report by the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - 2012 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
7 Oct 2014
This publication provides an overview of major trends and challenges on regulatory and institutional developments at global, regional and national levels. It also discusses some of the major challenges such as a need to develop mechanisms to ensure consistent application of international standard...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2014

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2014

Catalyser l’investissement pour une croissance transformatrice en Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
7 Oct 2014
Le Rapport 2014 sur le développement économique en Afrique porte sur les moyens de stimuler l’investissement pour le mettre au service de la transformation économique et d’une croissance soutenue en Afrique. Le terme «investissement» s’entend ici de l’investissement total dans l’économie, engloba...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2014

World Investment Report 2014

Investing in the SDGs - An Action Plan

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
15 Oct 2014
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. The 2014 edition of the report traces the key development...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2014

Economic Development in Africa Report 2014

Catalysing Investment for Transformative Growth in Africa

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
21 Jul 2014
The Economic Development in Africa Report 2014 addresses the current state of development in Africa. Over the past decade, African countries have had relatively good economic growth performance. But average investment rates on the continent remain low relative to what is considered necessary to a...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2013

El Tranporte Marítimo 2013

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
20 Jan 2015
Impulsado por la creciente demanda interna de China y por el aumento de los intercambios entre países asiáticos y Sur-Sur, el comercio marítimo internacional presentó relativamente buenos resultados en 2012, y su volumen aumentó un 4,3%, hasta alcanzar por primera vez en su historia las 9.200 mil...
ETUDE SUR LES TRANSP MARITIME 2013

Etude sur les transports maritimes 2013

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
20 Jan 2015
Stimulé par la croissance de la demande intérieure en Chine et du commerce intra-asiatique et Sud-Sud, la performance positive du trafic maritime international s’est poursuivie en 2012 avec une croissance annuelle des volumes estimée à 4,3 % et un chiffre record de 9,2 milliards de tonnes. A l'in...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2013

Review of Maritime Transport 2013

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
13 Feb 2014
As in previous issues since 1968, the 2013 Review of Maritime Transport contains a wealth of analysis and unique data. The Review is the renowned United Nations source of statistics and analysis on seaborne trade, the world fleet, freight costs, port traffic and the latest trends in the legal and...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2013

Information Economy Report 2013: The Cloud Economy and Developing Countries

The Cloud Economy and Developing Countries

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
22 Jan 2014
The Information Economy Report 2013 contributes a nuanced appraisal of the potential role and value of cloud computing in developing and transition economies. It does so by looking at three main areas: current status of the cloud economy in developing countries, potential impacts and, building on...
INVESTOR STATE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Series:
UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements (Series One)
31 Mar 2015
Section I of this publication briefly sets out the historic background of ISDS, and then identifies the salient features of the system and the main criticisms of it. Section II undertakes a review of treaty practice with respect to individual ISDS issues, such as consent to arbitration, the scope...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2013

The Least Developed Countries Report 2013 - Growth with Employment for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Growth with Employment for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
15 Dec 2013
The Least Developed Countries Report 2013 analyses the employment challenge of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Demographic projections indicate that around 225 million people in LDCs will be entering the labour force until 2030. Hence, creating sufficient and decent employment opportunities...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2013

Trade and Environment Review 2013

Wake up before it is too late - Make Agriculture truly Sustainable now for Food Security in a Changing Climate

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
15 Dec 2013
The 2013 report warns that continuing rural poverty, persistent hunger around the world, growing populations, and mounting environmental concerns must be treated as a collective crisis. Urgent and far-reaching action is needed before climate change begins to cause major disruptions to agriculture...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2013

Trade and Development Report 2013

Adjusting to the Changing Dynamics of the World Economy

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
15 Dec 2013
The shape of the world economy has changed significantly over the last two decades, with a rising importance of several developing countries and regions as additional drivers of global economic growth. The main objective of Trade and Development Report 2013 is to assess the systemic changes in th...