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International Trade and Finance

SUSTAINABLE TRADE IN RESOURCES

Sustainable Trade in Resources

Global Material Flows, Circularity and Trade

28 Dec 2020
This report looks at trade flows of material resources and their environmental impacts. It also demonstrates how both multilateral trade rules and regional trade agreements can be used proactively to advance the circular and greener economy and minimise the environmental impacts associated with r...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2019 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2019, Volume II

Trade by Product

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
12 Jan 2021
The 2019 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II —Trade by Product — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2019 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
GUIA SOBRE DIPLOMACIA COMERCIAL

Guía sobre Diplomacia Comercial

30 Oct 2020
Esta guía de formación para representantes o agregados comerciales, única en el mundo, explica cómo promover el comercio y la inversión en el extranjero, al tiempo que establece prioridades para los mercados, las industrias y los clientes. Basándose en experiencias de primera mano, la guía explor...
GUIDE DE  DIPLOMATIE COMMERCIALE

Guide de diplomatie commerciale

31 Oct 2020
Destiné aux diplomates commerciaux, ce guide unique au monde explique comment promouvoir à l’étranger le commerce et l’investissement, tout en déterminant les priorités pour les marchés, les industries et les clients. En puisant directement dans des expériences de terrain concrètes, il explore le...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

Productive Capacities for the New Decade

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2020
LDCs have so far been spared by the worst effects of the health emergency, yet the fallout from COVID-19 has taken its toll on their economies, threatening to roll back progress towards sustainable development, worsening entrenched inequalities, and possibly leading to long-term damage. The ongoi...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2020

Review of Maritime Transport 2020

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Review of Maritime Transport
18 Dec 2020
The Review provides an in-depth analysis and update on developments in seaborne trade, the maritime industry and markets, key performance indicators, and the legal and regulatory environment. The 2020 issue counts on a number of novel data sets that help analyse the performance of seaports in ter...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)

Neuvième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
Le Système général harmonisé de classification et d’étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH) décrit la classification et l'étiquetage des produits chimiques par types de danger. Il fournit une base pour l’harmonisation à l'échelle mondiale des prescriptions et réglementations applicables aux produ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #9

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Ninth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #22

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Règlement type - Vingt-deuxième édition révisée

Vingt-deuxième édition révisée - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
Ces recommandations ont été élaborées par le Comité d'experts du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses à la lumière des progrès techniques, de l'avènement de nouvelles matières, des exigences des systèmes de transport modernes et, surtout, de...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Twenty-second Revised Edition

Model Regulations (22nd Revised Edition - Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council's Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the req...
WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN TRADE FACIL

White Paper Blockchain in Trade Facilitation

27 Nov 2020
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics in the sphere of information technology as well as in the facilitation of electronic business. The cryptocurrency Blockchain applications are well known and well-publicized, however, this technology has the potential to influence the wa...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2019

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2019 Review

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International Accounting and Reporting Issues
31 Dec 2020
This publication presents findings of surveys of implementation of the Guidance on Core Indicators for Entity Reporting on Contribution towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI) conducted on the Dow 30 companies in the USA and the 30 companies that form the index of the Eg...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
NATL ACCT STATS 2019 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2019 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
15 Dec 2020
This publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for over 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2008 to 2019. National data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications recommended in the United Nations System o...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA 2ND EDITION

Tech Hubs In Africa - Second Edition

Supporting Start-Ups

11 Dec 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building fledgling entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable. This second edition has expanded its coverage, adding insights from East African hubs. Based on interviews with do...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021(R)

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021 (Russian language)

Applicable as from 1 January 2020

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) (Russian language)
28 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force s...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021

Applicable as from 1 January 2021

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
9 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force s...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2021 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2021

En vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
10 Dec 2020
L’Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) fait à Genève le 26 mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission centrale pour la navigation du Rhin (CCNR...
ECONOMIC DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2020

Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa

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Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2020
In the aftermath of COVID-19 (coronavirus), African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 adopts a multi-disciplinary methodology to tackle the relationship between il...
CHALLENG POLICY OPTION WAY FORWARD

Challenges, Policy Options, and the Way Forward

Economic Diversification in Selected Asian Landlocked Developing Countries (Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Turkmenistan)

16 Jun 2020
The study examines the trade and development challenges facing Asian Landlocked Developing Countries and their prospects for export diversification. It offers recommendations based on the case studies of the selected countries. The report argues that, despite complex trade and development challen...
ASSESSMENT EURASIAN ECON UNION

Assessment of the Eurasian Economic Union Competition Rules and Regulations

26 Oct 2020
The Competition Branch of the Eurasian Economic Commission (herein after referred as EEC) requested UNCTAD to undertake an assessment of their EAEU competition regulations based on the UNCTAD Model Law on Competition, UNCTAD previous research on competition law topics, as well as the relevant int...
KEY STAT & TRENDS IN TRADE POLICY

Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy 2019

Retaliatory Tariffs Between the United States and China

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Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy
21 Aug 2020
This annual publication informs on recent trends in trade policy by providing up-to-date statistics on the use of various instruments of trade policy and how their use evolved in the medium term. It covers various policy factors affecting international trade including tariffs, preferential margin...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2020

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2020

Financing for Sustainable Development Report

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Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
9 Apr 2020
The global economic recession and financial turmoil from Covid-19 are derailing implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Even before the pandemic, this report of the Inter-agency Task Force noted that there was backsliding in man...
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT & ADAPTATION

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Coastal Transport Infrastructure

A Compilation of Policies and Practices

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Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
12 Jul 2020
This is a compilation of policies and practices that contribute to bridging a knowledge gap with regards to climate change impacts and adaptation for coastal transport infrastructure. It presents examples of legal and policy approaches, as well as of reports, studies and guidance to support clima...