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FOREIGN DIRECT INVEST LAT AME 2020

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020

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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
30 Jul 2021
This ECLAC annual report sets out and analyses the main foreign direct investment (FDI) trends in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The decade ending in 2019 saw the highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Latin America and the Caribbean, which reached their peak i...
RECOMMANDATION NO.45

Recommandation No. 45 – Normes minimales pour les agents et courtiers maritimes

24 Mar 2022
L’agent maritime est le coordonnateur de l’escale d’un navire. Il représente l’armateur ou l’affréteur de ce navire auprès des autorités, des prestataires de services et des autres parties, et veille au déroulement fluide, efficace et efficient de l’escale. Le courtier maritime, lui, joue le rôle...
RECOMMENDATION NO.45

Recommendation No. 45 – Minimum Standards for Ship Agents and Ship Brokers

24 Mar 2022
The ship agent is the coordinator of the port call, representing the ship owner or charterer before the authorities, service providers and other parties and ensuring the smooth, effective, and efficient execution of the call. A ship broker brings the ship and the cargo together to perform the voy...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38

Recommendation No. 38 - Trade information Portals

21 Mar 2022
Transparency and predictability are essential elements for the cross-border movement of goods. Stakeholders need to know the conditions for the entry or exit of their goods well before the goods arrive at the border in order to prepare all regulatory requirements and commercial negotiations. A Tr...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38  (F)

Recommandation No. 38 – Portails d’information commerciale

7 Mar 2022
La transparence et la prévisibilité sont des éléments essentiels pour la circulation transfrontières des marchandises. Pour être en mesure de satisfaire à toutes les prescriptions réglementaires et de conduire les négociations commerciales, les parties prenantes doivent connaître les conditions d...
RECOMMENDATION NO.38 (R)

Recommendation No. 38 – Trade Information Portals (Russian language)

9 Mar 2022
Transparency and predictability are essential elements for the cross-border movement of goods. Stakeholders need to know the conditions for the entry or exit of their goods well before the goods arrive at the border in order to prepare all regulatory requirements and commercial negotiations. A Tr...
RETHINK MSME FINANCE IN ASIA PAC

Rethinking MSME Finance in Asia and the Pacific

A Post-Crisis Policy Agenda

5 Aug 2021
MSMEs are an important engine of economic growth and development due to their large share in total employment and their participation in production value chains and trade. However, they are often disadvantaged due to their small operational size and lack of financial resources, skills/knowledge, ...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021 (F)

Rapport sur l'économie numérique 2021

Flux transfrontières de données et développement - À qui profitent ces flux

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Rapport sur l'économie numérique
31 May 2022
Cette publication fait le point sur les tendances récentes du paysage numérique mondial axé sur les données, en examinant les opportunités et les défis pour les pays en développement. Il met en évidence les liens avec les impacts de la pandémie de Covid-19, qui a conduit à une accélération des te...
DIGITAL ECONOMY REPORT 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

Cross-border Data Flows and Development – For Whom the Data Flow

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Digital Economy Report
8 Oct 2021
This publication takes stock of recent trends in the global data-driven digital landscape, examining opportunities and challenges for developing countries to benefit. It highlights the links to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to an acceleration of digitalization trends and a significa...
NATL ACCT STATS 2020 MAIN AGG

National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables 2020 (Five-volume Set)

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National Accounts Statistics: Main Aggregates and Detailed Tables
1 Nov 2021
The sixty-second issue of this series, this publication shows detailed national accounts estimates for over 200 countries and areas for the reporting years 2009 to 2020. The national data for each country and area are presented in separate chapters using uniform table headings and classifications...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2020 V1

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2020, Volume I

Trade by Country

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
8 Sep 2021
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 2020 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information presented provides insights into the latest trends...
ASSESS REG INTEG AFRICA #10

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa X

Africa’s Services Trade Liberalization and Integration Under the AfCFTA

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Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA)
18 Mar 2022
The tenth edition of the report on Assessing Regional Integration in Africa (ARIA X) is on the theme: “Africa’s services trade liberalization and integration under the AfCFTA”. The report seeks to deepen understanding and appreciation of the critical role of services to trade, production and the ...
STATE COMMODITY DEPEND 2021

State of Commodity Dependence 2021

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The State of Commodity Dependence
8 Oct 2021
This 2021 edition of the State of Commodity Dependence contains statistical profiles for 195 UNCTAD member States. Comprised of around 30 indicators, it demonstrates the extent of each country’s export and import commodity dependence over the last decade, from 2008–2009 to 2018–2019, as well as t...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2021

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2021

Empowering the Green Recovery

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
23 Jun 2021
The SME Competitiveness Outlook 2021 analyses how small businesses can rebuild from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic so they are better prepared to face the looming crisis of climate change. It provides a 20-point Green Recovery Plan to foster competitive, resilient and environmentally sustain...
HARNESSING BLOCKCHAIN FOR SUST DEV

Harnessing Blockchain for Sustainable Development

Prospects and Challenges

20 Oct 2021
In an increasingly digitalized economy and society, the security and accountability of data transactions are critical elements for creating trust and enabling breakthrough innovations in the digital world. In this regard, blockchain technology could be a game-changer, with the potential to revolu...
EXAM POLITIQUE SERV MAROC #I

Examen de la politique des services: Maroc (I)

13 Nov 2021
Le Maroc a adopté une stratégie globale d'ouverture et de libéralisation de son économie. Comme de nombreux pays en développement qui ont entamé leur transformation structurelle et se sont lancés dans la diversification économique, le commerce des services a pris une place prépondérante dans la s...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2021

World Investment Report 2021

Investing in Sustainable Recovery

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
17 Aug 2021
This report examines how foreign direct investment (FDI) can support sustainable post-pandemic recovery, drawing lessons from the impact of past global crises on FDI and the response of multinational enterprises and international investors that are still relevant today. It further identifies prio...
VOLUNTARY PEER REVIEW CHILE

Voluntary Peer Review on Consumer Protection Law and Policy - Chile

31 Dec 2021
General Assembly resolution 70/186 mandates the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy to conduct voluntary peer reviews on consumer protection law and policy. The purpose of voluntary peer reviews in this field is to provide an external and independent assessmen...
CARICOM EXPORT POTENTIAL TO EU

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Export Potential to the European Union

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) – Feasibility Study

21 Jun 2021
This report assesses the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) agriculture and aquaculture export potential to the European Union through the utilization of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) describes VSS as ‘‘specifying requirements that produce...
ANALYSE ECON POLITQ PRCPC AFRQ CEN

L’Analyse economique et la politique de la concurrence dans le cadre du projet regional de renforcement de la concurrence et de la protection des consommateurs en afrique centrale

10 Mar 2022
Cette publication met en évidence l’intérêt de la politique de concurrence en vue d’un développement inclusif au sein des pays de la Communauté Economiques et Monétaires des Etats d’Afrique Centrale (CEMAC). Conformément à l’agenda 2030 des Nations Unies sur le développement durable, un tel dével...
TECH MAT TRADE GENDER: LDCS

Technical Material On Trade and Gender - Volume 1: Unfolding the Links

Module 4E - Trade and Gender Linkages: An Analysis of Least Developed Countries

17 Aug 2021
This publication is the ninth teaching manual on trade and gender prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). It has been developed with the goal of enhancing the capacity of policymakers, civil society organizations, and academics to examine the gender implicatio...
MATERIEL PEDAGOGIQ COMM GENRE PMAS

Matériel pédagogique sur le le commerce et le genre - Volume 1: Déployer les liens

Module 4E - Liens entre le commerce et le genre: Une analyse des pays les moins avancés

6 Sep 2021
Ce manuel d'enseignement sur le commerce et le genre a été développé dans le but de renforcer la capacité des décideurs politiques, des organisations de la société civile et des universitaires à examiner les implications de genre des flux commerciaux et de la politique commerciale et de développe...
TRANS CORP V28 #1

Transnational Corporations Vol.28 No.1

Investment and Development

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Transnational Corporations
8 Sep 2021
Transnational Corporations is a longstanding policy-oriented refereed research journal on issues related to investment, multinational enterprises and development. It is an official journal of the United Nations, managed by UNCTAD. As such it has a global reach, a strong development policy imprint...
VULNERABILITY PROFILE MYANMAR

Vulnerability Profile: Myanmar

7 Apr 2022
Prepared in the context of the process of Myanmar’s graduation from LDC status, this publication document contains insights into the particular vulnerabilities or fragilities of the country and the implications of these disadvantages. The profile helps national authorities understand the critical...