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RECOMMENDATION NO.16

Recommendation No. 16: United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Location

Revision 4 - 2020 Edition

10 Jan 2021
This Recommendation lays foundations for the coded representation of names of locations related to trade and transport (e.g. ports, airports, inland clearance depots and freight terminals, places of receipt and delivery, etc.). Codes are available for information exchange between stakeholders as ...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2020

Review of Maritime Transport 2020

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
18 Dec 2020
The Review provides an in-depth analysis and update on developments in seaborne trade, the maritime industry and markets, key performance indicators, and the legal and regulatory environment. The 2020 issue counts on a number of novel data sets that help analyse the performance of seaports in ter...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2020

Trade and Development Report 2020

From Global Pandemic to Prosperity for All – Avoiding Another Lost Decade

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
28 Oct 2020
This report analyses the economic impacts of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic and possible responses that could be both effective and inclusive. It examines different recovery scenarios and, in particular, highlights the danger of a lost decade, addressing immediate difficulties facing ...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #9

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

Neuvième édition révisée

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Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
16 Jul 2021
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 #9

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

Ninth Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
16 Jul 2021
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC REL TRANSP MARCH DANG #22

Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses

Règlement type – 22ème édition révisée (Vol. I & II)

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Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses: Réglement Type
1 Jul 2021
Ces recommandations ont été élaborées par le Comité d'experts du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses à la lumière des progrès techniques, de l'avènement de nouvelles matières, des exigences des systèmes de transport modernes et, surtout, de...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #22

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Model Regulations – 22nd Revised Edition (Vol. I & II)

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Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations
1 Jul 2021
These Recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the require...
WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN TRADE FACIL

White Paper Blockchain in Trade Facilitation

27 Nov 2020
Blockchain technology is one of the most talked about topics in the sphere of information technology as well as in the facilitation of electronic business. The cryptocurrency Blockchain applications are well known and well-publicized, however, this technology has the potential to influence the wa...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2019

International Accounting and Reporting Issues - 2019 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
31 Dec 2020
This publication presents findings of surveys of implementation of the Guidance on Core Indicators for Entity Reporting on Contribution towards Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (GCI) conducted on the Dow 30 companies in the USA and the 30 companies that form the index of the Eg...
NEXUS SUST MOBILITY SMART CON (R)

UNECE Nexus: Sustainable Mobility and Smart Connectivity (Russian language)

3 Jun 2021
This publication reviews the challenges to and vital importance of mobility and connectivity within the ECE region, highlighting their role in the operation of an economy and in moving goods and people within and across borders. It further demonstrates that the digitalization of many of these pro...
NEXUS SUST MOBILITY SMART CONNECT

UNECE Nexus: Sustainable Mobility and Smart Connectivity

20 Apr 2021
This publication reviews the challenges to and vital importance of mobility and connectivity within the ECE region, highlighting their role in the operation of an economy and in moving goods and people within and across borders. It further demonstrates that the digitalization of many of these pro...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW PERU

Voluntary Peer Review on Consumer Protection Law and Policy - Peru

29 Nov 2020
Voluntary peer reviews provide an expert and independent assessment of the effectiveness of the consumer protection right in a given country; analyze the legislative, institutional and public policy frameworks, together with the application of the law, in order to determine the difficulties to be...
RECOMMANDATION NO.33

Recommandation No. 33 - Édition 2020

Recommandation et lignes directrices en vue de la mise en place d’un guichet unique rendre plus efficaces les échanges d’informations entre les opérateurs économiques et l’administration publique

12 Jan 2021
Dans le contexte de la présente recommandation, on entend par guichet unique un système de facilitation du commerce permettant aux opérateurs qui participent au commerce et au transport de communiquer des informations et documents normalisés en un seul point d’entrée afin de satisfaire à toutes l...
RECOMMENDATION NO.33 (R)

Recommendation No. 33 - 2020 Edition (Russian language)

Recommendation and Guidelines on Establishing a Single Window to Enhance the Efficient Exchange of International Trade Information Between Trade and Government

12 Jan 2021
Within the context of this Recommendation, a Single Window is defined as a facility providing trade facilitation that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulat...
RECOMMENDATION NO.33

Recommendation No. 33 - 2020 Edition

Recommendation and Guidelines on Establishing a Single Window to Enhance the Efficient Exchange of International Trade Information Between Trade and Government

1 Jan 2021
Within the context of this Recommendation, a Single Window is defined as a facility providing trade facilitation that allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardized information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export, and transit-related regulat...
RECOMMANDATION NO.4

Recommandation N°4: Organismes nationaux de facilitation du commerce

16 Nov 2020
La recommandation n ° 4 révisée intègre des lignes directrices qui fournissent une description détaillée des étapes de la mise en place des Organismes nationaux de facilitation des échanges (ONFB) ainsi qu'un modèle de mandat pour un ONFB que les pays utilisent ou personnalisent en fonction de le...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4 (R)

Recommendation N°4: National Trade Facilitation Bodies (Russian language)

13 Jan 2021
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
RECOMMENDATION NO.4

Recommendation N°4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies

4 Sep 2020
The revised Recommendation No. 4 integrates Guidelines that provide a detailed description of the steps for establishing the national trade facilitation bodies (NTFB) as well as a model terms of reference for an NTFB which countries use or customize based on their national context. It also provid...
NATL ACCT STATS 2019 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2019 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
15 Dec 2020
This publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for more than 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2008 to 2019. National data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications recommended in the United Nations Sys...
NATL ACCT STATS 2019 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2019

Series:
National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
27 Jan 2021
This publication comprises analytical tables of national accounting aggregates for more than 200 countries and areas, for 1970-2019. It contains estimation methods for compiling data. Tables include analysis of data on GDP by structural components, classified into: 1) analysis of level and real g...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

Series:
SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA 2ND EDITION

Tech Hubs In Africa - Second Edition

Supporting Start-Ups

11 Dec 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building fledgling entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable. This second edition has expanded its coverage, adding insights from East African hubs. Based on interviews with do...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2020

World Investment Report 2020

International Production Beyond the Pandemic

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Aug 2020
This report looks at the prospects for foreign direct investment and international production during and beyond the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It not only projects the immediate impact of the crisis on investment flows, but also assesses how it could affect a long-term structural transforma...
EUR AGRMT INTL CARR ADN 2021

European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) 2021

Applicable as From 1 January 2021

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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN)
9 Dec 2020
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (ADN) done at Geneva on 26 May 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) has been in force s...
ACCORD EUROPEEN ADN 2021 2V

Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) 2021

En vigueur le 1er janvier 2021

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Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN)
10 Dec 2020
L’Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures (ADN) fait à Genève le 26 mai 2000 sous l’égide de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe (CEE-ONU) et de la Commission centrale pour la navigation du Rhin (CCNR...
RAPPORT ECONOMIQ AFRIQUE 2020

Rapport économique sur l’Afrique 2020

Financements innovants pour le développement des entreprises en Afrique

Series:
Rapport économique sur l'Afrique
20 May 2021
Ce rapport examine le rôle des financements innovants pour le développement du secteur des entreprises comme moyen de financer et de réaliser le développement durable de l’Afrique et l’Agenda 2063. Il explique comment les sources de financement innovantes peuvent être utilisées pour financer le d...
ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA 2020

Economic Report on Africa 2020

Innovative Finance for Private Sector Development in Africa

Series:
Economic Report on Africa
20 Apr 2021
This publication examines the role of innovative finance for business sector development as a pathway to financing and achieving Africa’s sustainable development and Agenda 2063. It articulates how innovative sources of finance can be utilized to finance Africa’s business sector development, taki...
NATIONAL TRADE FACILITA COMMITTEE

National Trade Facilitation Committees as Coordinators of Trade Facilitation Reforms

Series:
Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
31 Jan 2021
National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFCs) have been transformed from being largely unknown institutional bodies to leading governments’ trade facilitation efforts and policy agendas for cross border trade. Yet so much remains to be done to adequately position these committees as the drivers ...