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NATL ACCT STATS 2018 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
13 Mar 2020
The National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018 is the forty-ninth issue of this publication presenting a series of analytical national accounts tables for more than 200 countries and areas in the world. It has been prepared by the Statistics Division in cooperation with the na...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2018 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
14 Nov 2019
This publication, the 60th issue of National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2007 to 2018. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of ec...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2019

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019

Navigating Non-tariff Measures towards Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
4 Dec 2019
This report provides an analysis of the rise of non-tariff measures (NTMs) and its implications for Asia and the Pacific. Prepared jointly by ESCAP and UNCTAD, it reviews the costs and benefits associated with such measures from a sustainable development perspective, and identifies good practices...
LAWS CONCERNING NATIONALITY

Laws Concerning Nationality

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United Nations Legislative Series
30 Jul 1954
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fourth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with mat...
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

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Least Developed Countries Report
19 Nov 2019
This report provides a comprehensive source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world's most impoverished countries. It calls for least developed countries (LDCs) to ensure that external finance from all sources is directed to national development priorities, and urges the international co...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

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The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

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The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

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Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 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. This ...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019

Review of Maritime Transport 2019

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Review of Maritime Transport
27 Dec 2019
This report provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as well as transversal issues ranging from regulatory and legal developments affecting maritime transport and technological developments/innovation, with the theme...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: ARMENIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Armenia

Needs Assessment

16 Dec 2019
This study highlights the challenges faced by international traders and the types of efforts needed for greater regional and global economic integration. It will support the government at formulating trade reforms, and therefore enable the government to ensure the successful achievement of the gl...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2019

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2019

Big Money for Small Business - Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
2 Jul 2019
Increasing annual investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries by $1 trilling would yield disproportionate dividends in terms of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also delivering healthy returns for investors. Yet, less than 1% o...
UN MANUAL NEGO BILATERAL TAX 2019

United Nations Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries 2019

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Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries
28 Jun 2019
This manual provides insights to all aspects of tax treaty negotiation, including a brief description of the Articles of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries. It is intended mainly for negotiators with little or no experience in the negoti...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43

Recommendation N°43 - Sustainable Procurement

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

2 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (F)

Recommandation no 43 - Pratiques d’achat durables

Critères de durabilité communs minimums pour la sélection des microentreprises et des petites et moyennes entreprises fournisseuses en vue de pratiques d’achat durables

5 May 2020
Dans les pratiques d’achat, les questions de coût sont généralement prioritaires ; on accorde cependant une importance croissante à la recherche d’un équilibre approprié entre les impératifs financiers, environnementaux et sociaux. L’approche proposée dans la présente recommandation concerne auss...
RECOMMENDATION NO.43 (R)

Recommendation N°43 - Sustainable Procurement (Russian language)

Minimal Common Sustainability Criteria for Sustainable Procurement Processes to Select Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Suppliers

13 May 2020
Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37

Recommendation N°37 - Single Submission Portal

20 May 2020
This recommendation provides guidance on the functions, services and benefits of Single Submission Portals as well as potential types. It is accompanied with an Annex I on abbreviations, an Annex II on terms used and an Annex III with a questionnaire in view of establishing a repository of case s...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37 (F)

Recommandation no 37 - Portail de présentation unique

11 May 2020
La présente recommandation fournit des informations sur les fonctions et les services des portails de présentation unique, les possibilités qu’ils offrent et les différentes formes qu’ils peuvent prendre. Elle s’accompagne de trois annexes numérotées I à III, qui présentent respectivement les abr...
RECOMMENDATION NO.37 (R)

Recommendation N°37 - Single Submission Portal (Russian language)

14 May 2020
This recommendation provides guidance on the functions, services and benefits of Single Submission Portals as well as potential types. It is accompanied with an Annex I on abbreviations, an Annex II on terms used and an Annex III with a questionnaire in view of establishing a repository of case s...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2018 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2018, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
25 Oct 2019
Volume I —Trade by Country — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2018 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the latest trends...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (R)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Russian language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Russian)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (C)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Chinese language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Chinese)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018 (A)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (Arabic language)

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (Arabic)
31 Dec 2018
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
ESTADO MERCADOS PROD BASIC 2018

El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas 2018

El comercio agrícola, el cambio climático y seguridad alimentaria

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El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas
31 Dec 2018
La presente edición de El estado de los mercados de productos básicos agrícolas se centra en la compleja y poco explorada intersección entre el comercio agrícola, el cambio climático y la seguridad alimentaria. El informe realiza una contribución importante a los debates sobre las políticas en ma...
LA SITUAT MARCHES PROD AGRI 2018

La situation des marchés des produits agricoles 2018

Commerce agricole, changement climatique et sécurité alimentaire

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La situation des marchés des produits agricoles
31 Dec 2018
La présente édition de La situation des marchés des produits agricoles s’intéresse à cette zone complexe et peu étudiée où se croisent le commerce agricole, le changement climatique et la sécurité alimentaire. Elle offre une contribution importante aux débats d’orientation sur l’atténuation du ch...
STATE OF AGRI COMM MARKET 2018

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018

Agricultural Trade, Climate Change and Food Security

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The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets
4 Oct 2019
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets focuses on the complex and underexplored intersection between agricultural trade, climate change and food security. The report makes an important contribution to the policy debates on climate change adaptation and mitigation under the Pa...
COMMODITY DEPENDENCE A TWENTY YR

Commodity Dependence

A Twenty-year Perspective

6 Sep 2019
A country is considered to be dependent on commodity exports when commodities constitute the predominant share of its exports. The combination of a high concentration of exports and the large share of commodities in those exports has important implications for development. In particular, export...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2019

Trade and Development Report 2019

Financing a Global Green New Deal

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
11 Oct 2019
This report examines different aspects of the nature and role of international trade in the era of hyperglobalization and considers related policy challenges that will need to be addressed if trade is to contribute to a more stable and inclusive global economic order. It provides authoritative da...
INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFIC NON-TARIFF

International Classification of Non-Tariff Measures 2019

23 Oct 2019
Non-tariff measures are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both. Since this definition is broad, a detailed classification is of critical im...