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THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2019

The State of Sustainable Markets 2019

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
23 Oct 2019
This fourth global report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. It shows significant growth in sustainability markets. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers by t...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (A)

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results (Arabic language)

29 Jan 2021
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (S)

Caja de herramientas de la UNCTAD: obtener resultados

3 Nov 2020
La Caja de Herramientas de la UNCTAD contiene información sobre nuestros productos de cooperación técnica que pueden ayudar a los países a establecer marcos políticos, normativos e institucionales, y a movilizar los recursos necesarios para hacer realidad los ambiciosos propósitos de la Agenda 20...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (F)

CNUCED instruments de la coopération technique: Produire des résultats

2 Nov 2020
Le fascicule CNUCED : Instruments de la coopération technique contient les informations utiles qui aideront les pays à mettre en place un cadre directif, réglementaire et institutionnel et à mobiliser les ressources nécessaires pour réaliser les ambitions du Programme de développement durable à l...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RESULTS

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

13 Mar 2020
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #27

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

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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
4 Dec 2019
This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2017 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed. The Bulletin aims to assist policymak...
EFFECT MARKET ACCESS LDC SERVICES

Effective Market Access for Least Developed Countries’ Services Exports

An Analysis of the World Trade Organization Services Waiver for Least Developed Countries

16 Jun 2020
The LDC Waiver is a legal tool that enables WTO Members to sidestep their obligation to treat all services imports equally under the Most-Favoured Nation (MFN) clause through the granting preferential treatment to services and service exporters from a Least Developed Country (LDC). It is similar ...
FROM EUROPE TO THE WORLD

From Europe to the World

Understanding Challenges for European Businesswomen

23 Oct 2019
Getting more women to trade beyond the European Union will require policies that go beyond trade. Policies are needed to get women to set up and grow their businesses in high-growth potential industries, enter export markets, and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in the labour market. Trade po...
INVERSION EXTRANJERA DIRECTA 2019

La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe 2019

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La Inversión Extranjera Directa en América Latina y el Caribe
1 Oct 2019
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 la región, las entradas de IED por primera vez en cinco años fueron superiores a las del año anterior (un 13,2%) y alcanzar...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2019

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
4 Oct 2019
This ECLAC annual report sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In the region, FDI inflows were up (by 13.2%) year on year for the first time in five years, at US$ 184.287 billion. This performance is explained by...
TRADE FACILIT TERMS E/R/C GLOSSARY

Trade Facilitation Terms: An English-Russian-Chinese Glossary

Revised Third Edition

16 Dec 2019
This Glossary represents an English-Russian-Chinese dictionary of terms that are widely used in trade facilitation. This is the third, revised and completed edition including new terms, notably ones related to the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which ent...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 ANALYSIS

National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018

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National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates
13 Mar 2020
The National Accounts Statistics: Analysis of Main Aggregates 2018 is the forty-ninth issue of this publication presenting a series of analytical national accounts tables for more than 200 countries and areas in the world. It has been prepared by the Statistics Division in cooperation with the na...
NATL ACCT STATS 2018 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2018 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
14 Nov 2019
This publication, the 60th issue of National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables, contains detailed official national accounts data for over 200 countries or areas of the World for the years 2007 to 2018. It is a valuable source of information on the state and structure of ec...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2019

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019

Navigating Non-tariff Measures towards Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
4 Dec 2019
This report provides an analysis of the rise of non-tariff measures (NTMs) and its implications for Asia and the Pacific. Prepared jointly by ESCAP and UNCTAD, it reviews the costs and benefits associated with such measures from a sustainable development perspective, and identifies good practices...
LAWS CONCERNING NATIONALITY

Laws Concerning Nationality

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United Nations Legislative Series
30 Jul 1954
This volume, prepared by the Division for the Development and Codification of International Law of the Legal Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations, is the fourth in the United Nations Legislative Series, a systematic collection of those national legislative texts which deal with mat...
TRADE POLICIES COMBAT INEQUALITIES

Trade Policies for Combating Inequalities

Equal Opportunities to Firms, Workers and Countries

23 Oct 2019
In the last four decades, international trade, along with finance and technology, has been instrumental in the development process of many countries. Trade reforms undertaken in developing countries have been accompanied by more rapid economic growth, leading to a reduction in income gaps and low...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019 (A)

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019 (Arabic language)

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

31 Oct 2020
Least developed countries (LDCs) are among the world’s countries most dependent on foreign aid for the financing of their development. While this is a traditional feature of their development trajectory, it has become even more challenging in recent years for two reasons. First, the Sustainable D...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Present and Future of External Development Finance - Old Dependence, New Challenges

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Least Developed Countries Report
19 Nov 2019
This report provides a comprehensive source of socio-economic analysis and data on the world's most impoverished countries. It calls for least developed countries (LDCs) to ensure that external finance from all sources is directed to national development priorities, and urges the international co...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2012

State of Commodity Dependence 2012

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The State of Commodity Dependence
11 May 2012
The State of Commodity Dependence 2012 was prepared by the Special Unit on Commodities (SUC) of UNCTAD. This document aims to provide an individual country overview of the commodity-related situation of 154 developing countries. This publication also contains graphs which present a regional and g...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2014

State of Commodity Dependence 2014

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The State of Commodity Dependence
19 Apr 2015
The 2014 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains 135 individual country profiles presenting various that are comparable across countries. For every country, reference data are also provided in order to allow comparison over time and to facilitate anaylsis among countries and regions...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
TRANS CORP V26 #2

Transnational Corporations Vol.26 No.2

Special Issue on Special Economic Zones

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Transnational Corporations
4 Oct 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. This ...
ETUDES TRANSPORTS MARITIM 2019

Etudes sur les transports maritimes 2019

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Etude sur les transports maritimes
23 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (A)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Arabic Language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Arabic)
20 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (R)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Russian Language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Russian)
21 Jan 2021
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019 (C)

Review of Maritime Transport 2019 (Chinese Language)

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Review of Maritime Transport (Chinese)
23 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
EL TRANSPORTE MARITIMO 2019

Informe sobre el transporte marítimo en 2019

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Transporte Marítimo, El
29 Sep 2020
The Review of Maritime Transport is an UNCTAD flagship publication, published annually since 1968 with 2018 marking the 50 year anniversary. The 2019 edition of the RMT provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as wel...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2019

Review of Maritime Transport 2019

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Review of Maritime Transport
27 Dec 2019
This report provides a concise update of key data relating to the maritime transport sector, spanning demand and supply, performance, as well as transversal issues ranging from regulatory and legal developments affecting maritime transport and technological developments/innovation, with the theme...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #9

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa IX

Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
11 Dec 2020
Signed by 52 African countries, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is, by the number of participating countries, the largest trade agreement since the formation of the WTO. This report recognizes that it is not enough for the AfCFTA to be merely negotiated, concluded and ratified. I...
REGULAT PROCED BARR TRADE: ARMENIA

Regulatory and Procedural Barriers to Trade in Armenia

Needs Assessment

16 Dec 2019
This study highlights the challenges faced by international traders and the types of efforts needed for greater regional and global economic integration. It will support the government at formulating trade reforms, and therefore enable the government to ensure the successful achievement of the gl...