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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...
TRANS CORP V26 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.1

Series:
Transnational Corporations
19 Jul 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
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2019

World Investment Report 2019

Special Economic Zones

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
19 Jul 2019
This report focuses on special economic zones (SEZs) which are widely used across most developing and many developed economies. It explores the place of SEZs in today’s global investment landscape and provides guidance for policymakers on how to make SEZs work for sustainable development. It pres...
NATL ACCTS STUDIES ARAB REG #37

National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.37 (English and Arabic languages)

Series:
National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region
18 Jun 2019
This publication presents available data and ESCWA estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each ESCWA Member State during a five years period and the estimated real GDP growth for year of publication.It is intended for economists...
EXAMEN POLITIQUE L

Examen de la politique d'investissement du Tchad

14 Jun 2019
L’EPI du Tchad, réalisé à la demande du Gouvernement, est basé une analyse approfondie des politiques de développement du pays, du climat des affaires et des institutions ayant un rôle à jouer en matière d’investissement. Il vise à proposer une série de recommandations concrètes pour améliorer le...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #21

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

Model Regulations (21st Revised Edition - Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
29 Aug 2019
The Model Regulations cover the classification of dangerous goods and their listing, the use, construction, testing and approval of packagings and portable tanks, and the consignment procedures (marking, labelling, placarding and documentation). They aim at ensuring a high level of safety by prev...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #21

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

Vingt-et-unième édition révisée - (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
10 Sep 2019
Le Règlement type traite de la classification des marchandises dangereuses, de leur énumération, de l'utilisation, de la construction, des épreuves et des agréments des emballages et des citernes mobiles, ainsi que des procédures d'expédition incluant le marquage, l'étiquetage, le placardage et l...
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

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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...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2019

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2019

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2019
This publication was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the handbook has evolved to incorporate new statistics and ensure that readers have access to the best possible information available. This edition continues in this tradition and introduces 'nowcasted' estimates for total merch...
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)

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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...