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TRAIN GUID REG FRAMWRK MARK SURV

Training Guide on Regulatory Frameworks and Market Surveillance

14 May 2019
The training manual presents the primary content areas of the training module and offers fundamental guidance and advice to trainers, so they may conduct their workshops in an efficient and informed manner. In addition to practical information, the manual advises readers on best practice in the d...
DIGITAL TRADE FACI ASIA AND  PACIF

Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific

Studies in Trade, Investment and Innovation No. 87

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
27 Dec 2018
The study on 'Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific' reviews the state of play in implementation of trade facilitation and paperless trade in the Asia and the Pacific region. It also provides estimates of the trade cost reduction potential of trade facilitation implementation scenari...
INDUS COMMODITY STAT YRBK 2015

Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2015

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
14 Mar 2018
The Yearbook provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. Data are provided for 2006-2015 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 ...
INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA 2017

La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe 2017

Series:
La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe
12 Dec 2017
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. La edición de 2017 muestra a la región en una difícil coyuntura. Las entradas de IED disminuyeron un 7,9% en 2016, a 167.043 m...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (R)

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency (Russian language)

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
19 Apr 2019
Energy efficiency is widely viewed as one of the most effective ways to achieve multiple economic, social and environmental benefits and is at a core of making significant progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication presents the outcome ...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST (F)

Surmonter les obstacles aux investissements en faveur de l’efficacité énergétique

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Apr 2019
L'efficacité énergétique est largement perçue comme l'un des moyens les plus efficaces de réaliser de multiples bénéfices économiques, sociaux et environnementaux et est au cœur des progrès significatifs vers les objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et l'accord de Paris sur le climat. Cette p...
OVERCOMING BARRIERS INVEST

Overcoming Barriers to Investing in Energy Efficiency

Series:
ECE Energy Series
22 Mar 2018
Energy efficiency is widely viewed as one of the most effective ways to achieve multiple economic, social and environmental benefits and is at a core of making significant progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication presents the outcome ...
TAX POLI SUST DEV ASIA & PACIF

Tax Policy for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Series:
ESCAP Financing for Development Series
7 Jun 2018
The first analytical research book on financing for development (FFD), in response to the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Agenda on FFD, focuses on forward-looking tax policies for sustainable development in four priority areas. The city finance chapter discusses challenges and solutions in the c...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2016 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2016, Volume II

Trade by Product

Series:
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
17 Jan 2018
The 2016 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 covering trade values and indices up t...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2017

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017

Series:
Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
7 Dec 2017
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The 2017 edition shows that the region is at a difficult juncture. FDI inflows declined by 7.9% in 2016, to US$ 167.043 billion, representing a cumulative fa...
INNOV FINANCING DEV ASIA PAC

Innovative Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific

Government Policies on Impact Investment and Public Finance for Innovation

5 Apr 2018
To meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, financing for development needs to be dramatically scaled up. Innovative financing has the potential to bridge this gap by attracting private sector capital to support development objectives and by repurposing private sector fi...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2017

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2017

Channelling Trade and Investment into Sustainable Development

Series:
Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
8 Feb 2018
This report aims to deepen understanding of trends and developments in trade, investment and regional integration in the Asia-Pacific region; emerging issues in trade, investment and trade facilitation policies, and impacts of these policies on countries' abilities to meet the challenges of achie...
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

Socially Responsible Business

A Model for a Sustainable Future

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
27 Mar 2018
The global business environment has undergone a major transformation that requires greater knowledge to address the social and environmental challenges of our time. Due to severe climate change and widening of gaps between socioeconomic groups, businesses are pressured to change normative managem...
GAOR 71ST SUPP17 UNCITRAL RPT

Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Forty-ninth Session (27 June - 15 July 2016)

Series:
Reports of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
1 Dec 2017
The present report of the United Nations Committee on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) covers the forty-ninth session (27 June - 15 July 2016).
WORLD ECON SITUAT PROSPECTS 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

Series:
World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
17 Jan 2018
The United Nations definitive report on the state of the world economy, providing global and regional economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. Produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the five UN regional commissions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, with cont...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2017

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2017

The Region - A Door to Global Trade

Series:
SME Competitiveness Outlook
1 Dec 2017
This year’s report focuses on regional trade, the most common form of trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It contains 50 country profiles, featuring detailed SME competitiveness assessments and information on each country’s export potential within and outside their geographical r...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2017

Review of Maritime Transport 2017

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
17 Jan 2018
With over 80 per cent of global trade by volume and more than 70 per cent of its value being carried on board ships and handled by seaports worldwide, the importance of maritime transport for trade and development cannot be overemphasized. The 2017 Review of Maritime Transport presents and discus...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2016

State of Commodity Dependence 2016

Series:
The State of Commodity Dependence
17 Jan 2018
The 2016 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles, each comprising 40 indicators mostly related to the three main dimensions of commodity dependence, namely: export commodity dependence, import commodity dependence and net merchandise and commodity tra...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

Digitalization, Trade and Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
17 Jan 2018
The Information Economy Report 2017 analyzes the evolving digital economy and its implications for trade and development. While these are still early days of the digital economy, it is already clear that it will have globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economi...
UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ELEC TRANS (R)

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (Russian language)

8 Dec 2017
The use of electronic transferable records may bring a number of benefits to commerce due to speed and security of transmission, the possibility of reusing data and of automating certain transactions through “smart contracts”. Those features may be of particular interest for the finance and trans...
UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ELEC TRANS (C)

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (Chinese language)

9 Nov 2017
The use of electronic transferable records may bring a number of benefits to commerce due to speed and security of transmission, the possibility of reusing data and of automating certain transactions through “smart contracts”. Those features may be of particular interest for the finance and trans...
UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ELEC TRANS (A)

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records (Arabic language)

15 Nov 2017
The use of electronic transferable records may bring a number of benefits to commerce due to speed and security of transmission, the possibility of reusing data and of automating certain transactions through “smart contracts”. Those features may be of particular interest for the finance and trans...
UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ELEC TRANS

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

29 Dec 2017
The use of electronic transferable records may bring a number of benefits to commerce due to speed and security of transmission, the possibility of reusing data and of automating certain transactions through “smart contracts”. Those features may be of particular interest for the finance and trans...