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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA 2018

La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe 2018

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La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe
26 Sep 2018
En este informe anual de la CEPAL se presentan y analizan las principales tendencias de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) en los países de América Latina y el Caribe. En 2017 se profundizaron algunas tendencias en el escenario económico mundial que han generado un clima de incertidumbre para ...
THE STATE SUST MARKETS 2018

The State of Sustainable Markets 2018

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
18 Dec 2018
The report shows significant growth in sustainability markets. The data is extensive and reliable. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers. Each product (bananas, cotton, etc.) also features serious sustai...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2018

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
27 Dec 2018
The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 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. The 2018 edition of the Handbook continues in this tradition of excellence a...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2018

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018

Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
23 Oct 2018
New technologies like advanced robotics, 3-D printing, big data and the internet of things are rapidly changing the way in which firms do business. A strong business ecosystem is necessary to manage this change. This year’s SME Competitiveness Outlook tells how to build it. The report combines da...
TRANS CORP V25 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.2

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Transnational Corporations
5 Dec 2018
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
AFRIQUE RENOUVEAU V32 #2 2018

Afrique renouveau, Août - Novembre 2018

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Afrique renouveau
10 May 2018
Le magazine Afrique renouveau traite des nombreux défis auxquels sont confrontés les populations africaines, leurs dirigeants et leurs partenaires internationaux: les objectifs de développement durable, les réformes économiques, la dette, l’éducation; la santé, la promotion de la femme, les confl...
AFRICA RENEWAL V32 #2 2018

Africa Renewal, August - November 2018

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Africa Renewal
17 Oct 2018
The Africa Renewal magazine examines the many issues that confront the people of Africa, its leaders and its international partners: sustainable development goals, economic reform, debt, education, health, women's empowerment, conflict and civil strife, democratization, investment, trade, regiona...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2018

Trade and Development Report 2018

Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion

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United Nations Trade and Development Report
18 Jan 2019
This flagship publication 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. Research provi...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: GEORGIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Georgia

Needs Assessment

12 Jun 2019
UNECE undertakes demand-driven national studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, with a view to helping countries achieve greater regional and global economic integration; informing donors as to where assistance might be required, and supporting policy discussions within the Steeri...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

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Review of Maritime Transport
17 Dec 2018
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. Around 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and the percentage is even higher for most developing countries. The Rev...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2017 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
6 Mar 2019
The Yearbook, 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 2017 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the...