International Trade and Finance

ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2017

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2017

Channelling Trade and Investment into Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
8 Feb 2018
This report aims to deepen understanding of trends and developments in trade, investment and regional integration in the Asia-Pacific region; emerging issues in trade, investment and trade facilitation policies, and impacts of these policies on countries' abilities to meet the challenges of achie...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2016

State of Commodity Dependence 2016

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...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2017

Review of Maritime Transport 2017

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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...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

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World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
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...
COMMOD & DEV RPT 2017

Commodities and Development Report 2017

Commodities Markets, Economic Growth and Development

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...
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...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2016 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2016, Volume II

Trade by Product

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International Trade Statistics (Ser. G)
17 Jan 2018
The 2016 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II - Trade by Product contains detailed tables showing international trade for 258 individual commodities for the 11 main Extended Balance of Payments Services categories, and eleven world trade tables covering trade values and indices up t...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #8

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VIII

Bringing the Continental Free Trade Area About

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
29 Dec 2017
The African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) promises to give a significant boost to the continent’s economy and, in particular, to support industrialization and structural transformation. In this context, the 8th edition of Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA VIII) looks at what wil...
UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ELEC TRANS

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

29 Dec 2017
The use of electronic transferable records may bring a number of benefits to commerce due to speed and security of transmission, the possibility of reusing data and of automating certain transactions through “smart contracts”. Those features may be of particular interest for the finance and trans...