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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...
FORGING A PATH BEYOND BORDERS

Forging a Path Beyond Borders

The Global South

12 Dec 2019
The publication, prepared as a contribution to the BAPA+40 Conference delves into what the future of South-South cooperation holds for developing countries, and how it can be reenergized and revitalized as a unique area of development cooperation. Given the trajectory of South-South cooperation o...
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
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...
EL TRANSPORTE MARITIMO 2018

Revista del transporte marítimo 2018

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Transporte Marítimo, El
19 Nov 2019
La revista del transporte marítimo es una publicación emblemática de la UNCTAD, publicada anualmente desde 1968 con 2018 marcando el 50 aniversario. Alrededor del 80 por ciento del volumen del comercio internacional de bienes se realiza por mar, y el porcentaje es aún mayor para la mayoría de los...
ETUDES TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2018

Etudes sur les transports maritimes 2018

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Etude sur les transports maritimes
19 Nov 2019
La Revue des transports maritimes est une publication phare de la CNUCED, publiée chaque année depuis 1968, l'année 2018 marquant le cinquantième anniversaire. Environ 80% du volume des échanges internationaux de marchandises se font par voie maritime, et ce pourcentage est encore plus élevé pour...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Arabic language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
20 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. 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 Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Chinese language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Chinese)
21 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. 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 Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2018 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2018 (Russian language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
18 Nov 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968. 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 Review of Maritime Transport provides an anal...
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...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #26

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, Twenty-sixth Issue

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
20 Sep 2018
This publication presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in the Arab region. Data are presented in time series until 2015 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed. The Bulletin aims to assist policymakers,...
UNCITRAL YRBK 2014 V45

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Yearbook 2014

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United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Yearbook
26 Jun 2019
This Yearbook is a compilation of all substantive documents related to the work of the Commission and its Working Groups. It also reproduces the annual Report of the Commission which is published as Supplement No. 17 of the "Official Records of the General Assembly". UNCITRAL is the core legal bo...
TRANS CORP V25 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.25 No.1

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Transnational Corporations
29 Nov 2018
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum 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 resear...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2018

World Investment Report 2018

Investment and New Industrial Policies

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
25 Jul 2018
This report presents international investment trends and prospects at global, regional and national levels, as well as the evolution of international production and global value chains. It analyses the latest developments in new policy measures for investment promotion, facilitation and regulatio...