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FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2002

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2002

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 Jul 2002
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2002. The decline in flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Latin America and the Caribbean which began in 2000 grew even sharper in 2002. This trend ...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2001

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2001

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
3 Apr 2001
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2001. Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Latin America and the Caribbean dwindled for the second year in a row in 2001, and preliminary data for 2002...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2000

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2000

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
12 May 2000
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2000, for the first time in nearly two decades, the Latin American and Caribbean region's FDI inflows dropped by 20% from the previous year's figure to st...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 1999

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 1999

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 May 1999
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1999. In 1998, FDI inflows amounted to US$ 76.7 billion and thus surpassed the record level recorded in 1997; by the same token, 1999 inflows will be large...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 1998

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 1998

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
13 Jul 1998
This publication sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 1998. In 1997, US$ 65.2 billion poured into the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Approximately 30% of that was concentrated in Brazil, which e...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2018

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
18 Dec 2018
The Technology and Innovation Report 2018 discusses the role of frontier technologies in sustainable development. It outlines the main features and the manifold ways in which they can accelerate development. The report also identifies some potential risks, describes the capability, gender, and in...
SUMMARY UNECE TRADE FACILIT REC

Summary of UNECE Trade Facilitation Recommendations

21 Mar 2018
This publication contains the latest information on trade facilitation recommendations established under the auspices of the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT). The publication provides a summary of the approved Recommendations presented in a detailed...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2017

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2017 Review

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International Accounting and Reporting Issues
18 Jan 2019
This volume is dedicated to interrelated topics on enhancing the role of reporting by entities towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It discusses the role of reporting in monitoring implementation of the 2030 Agenda and how it could be further enhanced by improving quality, ...
NATL ACCT STATS 2016 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2016

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
22 Jun 2018
The National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates, 2016 is the forty-seventh issue of this publication which comprises in the form of analytical tables a summary of the principal national accounting aggregates based on official national accounts data for more than 200 countries and ar...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - GUM ARABIC

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Gum Arabic

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Commodities at a Glance
22 May 2019
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This issue of "Commodities at a Glance" explores the economic, social and e...
UNECE REGIONAL RPT 2017

Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation

UNECE Regional Report 2017

20 Mar 2018
The United Nations Regional Commissions, in partnership with other key United Nations Organizations, have committed to supporting member States in implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). This report is part of that commitment and the policy recommendations and technical standards...
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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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...