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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)
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2013

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2013

Le commerce intra-Africain - Libérer le dynamisme du secteur privé

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
28 May 2014
Le rapport se concentre sur la question de comment renforcer le secteur privé afin de promouvoir le commerce intra-Africain. Il met en avant l'argument qu'afin de récolter des bénéfices de développement du commerce intra-Africain et de l'intégration régionale, il serait nécessaire aux pays Afri...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2013

Economic Development in Africa Report 2013

Intra-African Trade: Unlocking Private Sector Dynamism

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Economic Development in Africa Report
18 Nov 2013
This report argues that for African countries to reap developmental gains from intra-African trade and regional integration, they need to place the building of productive capacities and domestic entrepreneurship at the heart of the policy agenda for boosting intra-regional trade. It also analyzes...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2013

World Investment Report 2013

Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
11 Sep 2013
The World Investment Report 2013 (WIR13) presents the latest data and analysis of trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) and related policies. The Report analyses the sharp decline in global FDI flows in 2012, which was particularly marked among developed countries. As a consequence, developin...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2013

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2013

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
28 May 2014
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 and for economic and trade groupings. The publication presents consoli...
TRANS CORP V21 #2 AUG 2012

Transnational Corporations Vol.21 No.2, August 2012

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Transnational Corporations
26 Jun 2013
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.
TRANS CORP V21 #1 APR 2012

Transnational Corporations Vol.21 No.1, April 2012

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Transnational Corporations
31 Dec 2012
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.
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2012

Review of Maritime Transport 2012

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Review of Maritime Transport
25 Feb 2013
More than 80 per cent of international trade in goods is carried by sea and an even higher percentage of developing-country trade is carried in ships. The Review of Maritime Transport, an annual publication prepared by the Division on Technology and Logistics of the UNCTAD secretariat, is an impo...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2012

The Least Developed Countries Report 2012

Harnessing Remittances and Diaspora Knowledge for Productive Capacities

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Least Developed Countries Report
15 Feb 2013
This Report reviews the LDCs' recent economic performance and examines how to enhance developmental impact of remittances and tap into the knowledge pool of its citizens abroad. Given the increasing magnitude of remittances in LDCs, the Report explores both the beneficial as well as possible adve...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2011

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

Report by the Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - 2011 Review

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International Accounting and Reporting Issues
31 Jul 2013
This volume contains a review of the main developments in the area of accounting and reporting during 2011, including the proceedings of the 28th session of ISAR, which was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 12 to 14 October 2011. It contains discussion and analysis of a number of corp...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2012

Information Economy Report 2012

The Software Industry and Developing Countries

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
6 Jun 2013
The IER 2012 highlights the growing importance of the software industry for developing countries, building on earlier UNCTAD work on the promotion of the ICT sector in general and the software industry in particular. The report contains new data and features the new UNCTAD National Software Syste...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2012

Technology and Innovation Report 2012

Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
10 Dec 2012
This Technology and Innovation Report argues that with the growing importance of developing countries globally, the time is ripe to move beyond analyzing current trends in South-South trade and investment to begin conceptualizing how and to what extent South-South cooperation can help address spe...
PRACTICAL GUIDE TRADE POLICY ANALY

A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis

8 Oct 2012
In recent years, globalization and trade openings have become increasingly contentious. This book aims to fill a gap in the market by guiding the users through the main sources of data and the most useful empirical tools for trade and trade policy analysis in an applied, real-world context. This ...
INVEST POLICY REV MOZAMBIQUE

Investment Policy Review

Mozambique

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
19 Feb 2013
The Investment Policy Review recommends that the Government of Mozambique widen the scope of its investment promotion efforts and further improve its regulatory framework in order foster economic activity, job creation and sustainable development. It encourages the authorities to look beyond mega...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2012

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2012

La transformation structurelle et le développement durable en Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
15 Jul 2013
Le rapport propose des recommandations en termes de politique aux décideurs Africains et leurs partenaires de développement afin de promouvoir une transformation structurelle durable en Afrique, c'est à dire une transformation structurelle accompagnée par un découplage relatif de l'utilisation d...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2012

Economic Development in Africa Report 2012

Structural Transformation and Sustainable Development in Africa

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Economic Development in Africa Report
3 Jan 2013
This report provides concrete policy recommendations for African policy makers and their development partners on how to promote sustainable structural transformation in Africa, meaning a sustainable structural transformation that integrates the relative decoupling of natural resource use and envi...
TRANS CORP V20 #3 DEC 2011

Transnational Corporations Vol.20 No.3, December 2011

Series:
Transnational Corporations
14 Feb 2013
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.
TWENTY YEARS INDIA LIBERALIZATION

Twenty Years of India's Liberalization

Experiences and Lessons

28 Mar 2013
India’s growth miracle has attracted worldwide attention, particularly because this growth has been pursuant to the wide ranging economic reforms introduced in the early 1990s. Many other developing countries intensified liberalisation during this period but were unable to experience a similar sp...
RECLAIMING MULTILATERALISM

Reclaiming Multilateralism

For People, Rights and Sustainable Development

14 Jun 2012
This publication is an analytical think piece that looks at the evolution of the multilateral system in the context of the various challenges posed by the global economic and environmental crises. The publication seeks to engage all stakeholders – whether government, multilateral, regional, and s...
EXPROPRIATION

Expropriation: A Sequel

UNCTAD Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements II (The "Pink Series")

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on Issues in International Investment Agreements II
19 Feb 2013
In this publication, Section I defines the concepts of direct and indirect expropriation and reviews the variety of measures that can constitute an expropriation. Section II focuses on the core issue of establishing an indirect expropriation: the recent treaty practice on defining indirect exprop...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2012

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2012

Political para un crecimiento influyente y equilibrado

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Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
31 Dec 2012
La experiencia de los últimos decenios ha demostrado que una mayor desigualdad no hace a las economías más resistentes a las crisis que provocan el aumento del desempleo. Por el contrario, ha hecho a las economías más vulnerables. Las subidas de los salarios por debajo del crecimiento de la produ...
RPT SUR LE COMMERCE ET LE DEV 2012

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2012

Politiques pour une croissance équitable er équilibrée

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Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
31 Dec 2012
Le bilan des quelques décennies passées a montré que des inégalités plus importantes ne rendent pas les économies plus résistantes aux chocs qui provoquent la montée du chômage. Bien au contraire, les économies sont devenues plus vulnérables. Les augmentations de salaire inférieures à la croissan...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2012

Trade and Development Report 2012

Policies for Inclusive and Balanced Growth

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
18 Sep 2012
In the context of the ongoing fallout from the global financial crisis, income distribution is back to the centre of economic analysis and policies. This publication explores the linkages between income distribution, growth and development. It analyzes the evolution of income inequality over the ...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2012

World Investment Report 2012

Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
5 Oct 2012
This annual report is widely regarded as the most authoritative source of data and analysis on the trends of foreign direct investment and developments in related national and international policy. Every issue of the report comprises an analysis of the trends in foreign direct investment during t...
TRADE & DEV RPT 1981/11

Trade and Development Report 1981-2011

Three Decades of Thinking Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
18 May 2012
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...
TRANS CORP V20 #2 AUG 2011

Transnational Corporations Vol. 20 No.2, August 2011

Series:
Transnational Corporations
31 Dec 2011
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.
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2011

El Transporte Marítimo en 2011

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
28 Feb 2013
Más del 80% del comercio internacional de mercancías se transporta por mar, y en el caso de los países en desarrollo el porcentaje del comercio que se realiza con este tipo de transporte es aún mayor. El Transporte Marítimo, una publicación anual preparada por la División de Tecnología y Logístic...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2011

Review of Maritime Transport 2011

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
6 Mar 2012
More than 80 per cent of international trade in goods is carried by sea and an even higher percentage of developing-country trade is carried in ships. The Review of Maritime Transport, an annual publication prepared by the Division on Technology and Logistics of the UNCTAD secretariat, is an impo...
ETUDE SUR LES TRANSP MARITIME 2011

Etude sur les transports maritimes 2011

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
15 May 2013
Sur fond de crise financière mondiale et de récession économique, la croissance du commerce maritime s’est poursuivie, bien que plus lentement. Selon les prévisions, les perspectives sont incertaines pour le trafic maritime international, qui se prépare à traverser une période très difficile, laq...