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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)
TRANS CORP V18 #2 AUG 2009

Transnational Corporations Vol.18 No.2, August 2009

Series:
Transnational Corporations
22 Apr 2010
This periodical takes a fresh look at major legal, sectoral, regional and environmental issues facing corporations operating internationally. Issued three times a year, it focuses on in-depth, policy-oriented research findings on significant issues relating to the activities of transnational corp...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2009

Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010

Promoting Poles of Clean Growth to Foster the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
22 Apr 2010
While several rapidly industrializing developing countries have not seen a major slump in their growth by the recent economic and financial crises, UNCTAD´s Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010 (TER 09/10) focuses on the 140 plus low-income and least developed countries, which have not caused t...
PAPEL LOS ACUERDOS INTL INVERSION

El Papel de Los Acuerdos Internacionales de Inversión en La Atracción de Inversión Extranjera Directa Hacia Los Países en Desarrollo

Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre las políticas internacionales de inversión para el desarrollo

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
12 Aug 2010
Ante la preocupación, reiteradamente manifestada, de que los acuerdos internacionales de inversión (AII) no son suficientemente eficaces para promover corrientes de inversión extranjera, el objetivo del presente estudio es evaluar nuevamente los efectos de ese tipo de acuerdos. Para tal fin, el e...
ATTIRER LES INVESTISSEMENTS ETRANG

Attirer Les Investissements Étrangers Directs Dans Les Pays en Développement: La Contribution Des AII

Études de la CNUCED sur les politiques d’investissement international au service du développement

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
12 Aug 2010
Face à la crainte maintes fois formulée que les accords internationaux d’investissement (AII) ne soient pas assez efficaces en matière de promotion de l’investissement étranger direct, l’objectif de la présente étude est de réévaluer leur impact. La présente publication propose une approche théor...
ROLE INTL INVESTMENT AGREEMENT

The Role of International Investment Agreements in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries

UNCTAD Series on International Investment Policies for Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
8 Feb 2010
International investment agreements (IIAs) are a key instrument in the strategies of most countries, in particular developing countries, to attract foreign investment. The objective of this publication is to explore the role of IIAs in attracting FDI into developing countries. The paper starts wi...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2008 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2008 (Chinese language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinesec)
20 Sep 2009
The Review of Maritime Transport provides an analysis of structural and cyclical changes affecting seaborne trade, ports and shipping, as well as an extensive collection of statistical information.
INVEST POLICY REV REP OF BELARUS

Investment Policy Review - Republic of Belarus

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
14 Nov 2009
After independence in 1991, Belarus chose to maintain a centrally-planned economy with limited forays into privatization. The foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction performance of Belarus was negatively affected. However, since 2007, the authorities have embarked upon a vast reform programme ...
TRANS CORP V18 #1 APR 2009

Transnational Corporations Vol.18 No.1, April 2009

Series:
Transnational Corporations
14 Nov 2009
This periodical takes a fresh look at major legal, sectoral, regional and environmental issues facing corporations operating internationally. Issued three times a year, it focuses on in-depth, policy-oriented research findings on significant issues relating to the activities of transnational corp...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2009

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2009

Renforcer l'intégration économique régionale pour le développement de l'Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2009
Le rapport examine les tendances récentes de ces phénomènes et évalue les possibilités d’accroitre les courants d’échanges, de migration et d’investissement de manière à renforcer le développement économique. Le rapport constate que l’intégration régionale, a condition d’être conçue et appliquée ...
DETERMINACION LOS ELEMENTOS BASICO

Determinación de los Elementos Básicos de los Acuerdos de Inversión de la Región del APEC

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
9 Aug 2009
El presente documento es parte de una Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con las políticas internacionales de inversión para el desarrollo, que es continuación de la Colección de publicaciones de la UNCTAD sobre temas relacionados con los acuerdos internacionales de ...
DEFINITION DE REGLES INTERNATIONAL

Définition de règles internationales en matière d'investissement

État des lieux, défis à relever et perspectives

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Series on International Investment Policies for Development
9 Aug 2009
Cet ouvrage passe en revue 60 ans de règles internationales en matière d’investissement, il identifie les principales tendances dans la mise en pratique des traites actuels et la genèse de l’actuel univers de l’accord international d’investissement (AII), au début du 21e siecle. Basée sur cette a...
UNCTAD TRAINING MANUAL STAT V3

UNCTAD Training Manual on Statistics for Foreign Direct Investment and Operations of Transnational Corporations

Volume III - Collecting and Reporting FDI/TNC Statistics, Institutional Issues

11 Nov 2009
Many developing countries, including the least developed countries, have attracted only small amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) despite their efforts at economic liberalization in an increasingly globalizing world. UNCTAD has prepared this three volume manual with the aim of helping deve...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement

Burkina Faso

9 Aug 2009
Cet examen est le dernier d’une série d’examen de politique d’investissement réalise par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le commerce et le développement (CNUCED), dans le cadre d’une mission exploratoire. Elle évalue le cadre de l’investissement au Burkina Faso. L’examen décrit la structure é...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2009

El Transporte Marítimo en 2009

Informe de la secretaría de la UNCTAD

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
2 Nov 2010
El informe titulado El transporte marítimo es una publicación periódica preparada por la secretaría de la UNCTAD desde 1968 con el fin de aumentar la transparencia de los mercados marítimos y analizar los acontecimientos pertinentes. El transporte marítimo en 2009 comprende datos y acontecimiento...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2009 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Russian language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
ETUDE SUR LES TRANSP MARITIME 2009

Etude sur les Transports Maritimes 2009

Rapport du secrétariat de la CNUCED

Series:
Etude sur les transports maritimes
27 Sep 2010
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...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANSPORT 2009 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Chinese language)

Report by the UNCTAD Secretariat

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Chinesec)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2009 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2009 (Arabic language)

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
27 Sep 2010
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2009

Review of Maritime Transport 2009

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
10 Nov 2011
Against the background of a global financial crisis and economic downturn, growth in seaborne trade continued, albeit at a slower rate. Existing forecasts suggest that the outlook for seaborne trade is uncertain and that some challenging times lie ahead for shipping and international seaborne tra...
BEST PRACTICE IN INVESTMENT DEV

Best Practices in Investment for Development

How to Utilise FDI to Improve Transport Infrastructure - Roads - Lessons from Australia and Peru

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
5 Oct 2009
The Series provides practical advice and case studies of best policy practice for attracting and benefiting from foreign direct investment (FDI), in line with national development strategies. It draws on the experiences gained in United Nations Conference’s on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) capac...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2009 (CD)

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2009 (Includes CD-ROM)

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
24 May 2010
This publication provides a comprehensive collection of statistical data relevant to the analysis of international trade, investment and development, for individual countries and for economic and trade groupings. It presents consolidated reference statistics considered of particular importance fo...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2009

Information Economy Report 2009

Trends and Outlook in Turbulent Times

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
11 Nov 2009
The Information Economy Report 2009: Trends and Outlook in Turbulent Times (IER 2009) is the fourth in a series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report is one of the few publications to monitor global trends in information and communication technol...
BEST PRACTICE IN INVESTMENT DEV

Best Practices in Investment for Development

How to Utilise FDI to Improve Infrastructure - Electricity - Lessons from Chile and New Zealand

Series:
Investment Advisory Series
5 Oct 2009
The Series provides practical advice and case studies of best policy practice for attracting and benefiting from foreign direct investment (FDI), in line with national development strategies. It draws on the experiences gained in United Nations Conference’s on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) capac...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2009

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2009

Respuesta a la crisis mundial y mitigación del cambio climático y desarrollo

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
11 May 2010
Este informe se divide en cinco capítulos: Los Efectos de la Crisis Mundial y las Política de Respuesta a Corto Plazo; La Financiarizacion de los Mercados de Productos Primarios; Aprender de la Crisis: Políticas de Mayor Seguridad y Solidez de los Sistemas Financieros; Reforma del Sistema Monetar...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009 (R)

Trade and Development Report 2009 (Russian language)

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
2 Jun 2009
The Trade and Development Report 2009 examines in some detail the short-term policy responses taken to tackle the immediate effects of this crisis. These include fiscal stimulus packages, monetary policy easing, and support for ailing financial institutions. Monetary easing and large bailout oper...
RAPPORT SUR COMMERCE DEV 2009

Rapport sur le commerce et le développement 2009

Faire face à la crise Mondiale - Atténuation des changements climatiques et développement

Series:
Rapport sur le commerce et le développement
10 May 2010
Avant même que la tourmente financière ne dégénère en crise déclarée en septembre 2008, la croissance du produit intérieur brut (PIB) avait marqué le pas dans la plupart des pays développés. Le ralentissement s’est ensuite transformé en véritable récession, et le PIB mondial devrait reculer de pl...