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A GUIDE TO COMMERCIAL DIPLOMACY

A Guide to Commercial Diplomacy

10 Sep 2019
The role of a trade representative is not only varied and stimulating, covering a fascinating range of activities, but is also important and very worthwhile. The service that the trade representative provides is of value both to the individual companies they help and to the economy of the country...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #7

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Seventh Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
29 Mar 1994
This is the seventh issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and ...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #5

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fifth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
20 Oct 1987
This is the fifth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #4

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fourth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
23 Jul 1986
This is the fourth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and a...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #3

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Third Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
6 Apr 1985
This is the third issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #2

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, Second Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
12 Mar 1984
This is the second issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and a...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #1

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, First Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
4 Nov 1983
The External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region is the third specialized yearly statistical publication released by the Secretariat of the Economic Commission for Western Asia. This is the first issue of the series, which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on overall trade,...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #8

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

Huitième édition révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
9 Aug 2019
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 #8

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

Eighth Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
18 Jun 2019
This publication addresses classification and labeling of chemicals by types of hazards. It provides the basis for worldwide harmonization of rules and regulations on chemicals and aims at enhancing the protection of human health and the environment during their handling, transport and use by ens...
KEY STAT & TREND REG TRADE AFRICA

Key Statistics and Trends in Regional Trade in Africa

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This publication is a special edition of the "Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade" series. It is structured into three parts. The first part presents an overview of Africa in the world economy as well as intra-African trade. The second part briefly summarizes the history of regional ...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2019

State of Commodity Dependence 2019

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
18 Jun 2019
This publication contains 189 individual country profiles, each comprising 30 indicators mostly related to the four main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: merchandise and commodity export dependence - Commodity import dependence - key socioeconomic indicators - other structural indicato...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2019

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2019

Made in Africa: les règles d'origine, un tremplin pour le commerce intra-africain

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
9 Aug 2019
L'avènement de la zone de libre échange continentale africaine (AfCFTA) représente une opportunité historique pour le continent de stimuler le commerce intra-africain et d'accélérer la transformation structurelle. Cependant, cela repose sur un instrument politique essentiel: la mise en œuvre effe...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2019

Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

Made in Africa – Rules of Origin for Enhanced Intra-African Trade

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
2 Jul 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a historic opportunity for the continent to boost intra-African trade and accelerate structural transformation. However, this relies on a critical policy instrument: the effective implementation of preferential trade liberalization among...
KEY STAT TREND INTL TRADE 2018

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade 2018

International Trade Rebounds

Series:
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade
17 May 2019
This annual publication monitors the trends of international trade in goods and services in the medium term. The series is part of a larger effort by UNCTAD to analyse trade-related issues of particular importance for developing countries. The recovery in international trade in the last two years...
UNCITRAL LEG GUIDE BUSINESS REGISI

UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Key Principles of a Business Registry

18 Jun 2019
This legislative guide promotes an enabling legal environment for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). It is based on the premise that it is in the interests of States and of MSMEs that such businesses operate in the formal economy. The guide also reflects the idea that entrepreneur...
INTER AGENCY TASK FORCE RPT 2019

Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2019

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019

Series:
Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development
4 Apr 2019
This report assesses the global economic context for development financing, highlighting growing global risks and challenges, and the need for collective action to create a more enabling international environment. The global context chapter is complemented by a thematic chapter focused on nationa...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18 (A)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018 (Arabic language)

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic)
1 Apr 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
4 Mar 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2016

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2016

Physical Quantity Data (Vol.I) and Monetary Value Data (Vol.II)

Series:
Industrial commodity statistics yearbook / Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit
7 Jun 2019
The Yearbook provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. Data are provided for 2007-2016 for approximately 200 countries and territories. The commodities have been selected on the basis of their overall importance and their importance as outputs of individual ...
SERVICES AND GLOBAL VALUE CHAINS

Services and Global Value Chains

The Asia-Pacific Reality

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
27 Dec 2018
The study on 'Services and Global Value Chains: Asia-Pacific reality' reviews the facts and issues related to the roles of services in global value chains. It provides the framework to understand and assess the linkages among different services as well as between services and manufacturing indust...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2017 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017, Volume II

Trade by Product

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
15 May 2019
The 2017 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 or figures presenting statistics up t...
WORLD FORUM FOR HARMONI WP.29

World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)

How it Works - How to Join it

20 Jun 2019
This fourth edition of the publication, the so-called Blue Book, continues to provide precise and updated information on the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) serviced by the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division. It contains information on its historical background, its...
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2019

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2019

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
21 Jan 2019
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2019 and 2020. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with contr...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2018

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2018

Recent Trends and Developments

Series:
Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
8 Feb 2019
This report aims at deepening understanding of trends and developments in trade, investment and regional integration in the Asia-Pacific region. It looks at emerging issues in trade, investment and trade facilitation policies, and the impacts such policies have on countries' abilities to meet the...
TRANS CORP V25 #3

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.3

Series:
Transnational Corporations
24 May 2019
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal for the publication of research on the activities of transnational corporations and their implication for economic development. Articles accepted for publication in this issue report on the following research themes: international tax
EURO-ASIAN TRANSPORT LINKAGES

Euro-Asian Transport Linkages

Operationalisation of Inland Transport between Europe and Asia

3 Jun 2019
This publication is the outcome of work of the UNECE Group of Experts on Euro-Asian Transport Links (EATL) in phase III of the project (2013-2017). The report was drafted by a consultant from the Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport (NIIAT) in Moscow and is focused both at coordin...
INNOVAT SUST DEV REV: KYRGYZSTAN

Innovation for Sustainable Development - Review of Kyrgyzstan

20 Jun 2019
This Review contains the outcomes of a policy advisory exercise that drew on the experience accumulated by the UNECE in the identification of good practices and policy lessons in the area of knowledge-based development, with particular reference to the problems of countries with economies in tran...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2018

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

Series:
Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
18 Dec 2018
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2017, certain trends that had already emerged in the global economic landscape became more established. In particular, announcements of potential restrict...