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KEY STAT TRENDS TRADE POLICY 2020

Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy 2020

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Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy
13 Apr 2021
Key Statistics and Trends in Trade Policy is a yearly publication of the Trade Analysis Branch, Division on International Trade and Commodities (DITC), UNCTAD secretariat. The main purpose of this publication is to inform on the use and effects of a wide range of trade policies influencing intern...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2021

Le développement economique en Afrique rapport 2021

La contribution potentielle de la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine à une croissance inclusive

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Développement économique en Afrique, Le
31 Dec 2021
Le rapport annuel analyse les principaux aspects du développement de l'Afrique et les questions de politique d'intérêt pour les pays africains. Il formule des recommandations politiques pour l'action des pays africains eux-mêmes et de la communauté internationale pour surmonter les défis de dével...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2021

Economic Development in Africa Report 2021

Reaping the Potential Benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area for Inclusive Growth

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Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Dec 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area is expected to be a game changer for development ambitions in Africa. The design of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area reflects an explicit commitment to create a framework for deeper socioeconomic integration and improved co...
SUSTAINABLE TRADE IN RESOURCES

Sustainable Trade in Resources

Global Material Flows, Circularity and Trade

28 Dec 2020
This report looks at trade flows of material resources and their environmental impacts. It also demonstrates how both multilateral trade rules and regional trade agreements can be used proactively to advance the circular and greener economy and minimise the environmental impacts associated with r...
COVID19 ECOMMERCE

COVID-19 and E-commerce

Impact on Businesses and Policy Responses

7 Apr 2021
Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, UNCTAD has played a critical role in raising awareness on the opportunities emerging from the crisis through increasing the uptake of e-commerce and digital solutions. At the same time, UNCTAD has voiced concerns about the ris...
ENHANCE COHERENCE BETWEEN - RWANDA

Enhancing Coherence between Trade and Industrial Strategies in Africa

The Experience of Rwanda

12 Apr 2021
This paper examines the role of trade and industrial policies in fostering productive transformation in Rwanda. It identifies areas where there is the need for policy action to make trade and industrial policies more consistent with the goal of diversification and development of productive capaci...
INFORME ESP COVID-19 CEPAL #6

Los efectos del COVID-19 en el comercio internacional y la logística

Informe Especial COVID-19 Nº 6

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Informe Especial COVID-19 de la CEPAL
26 Nov 2020
Este Informe Especial es el sexto de una serie que elabora la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) sobre la evolución y los efectos de la pandemia de COVID-19 (coronavirus) en América Latina y el Caribe. En él se entregan estimaciones del impacto de la pandemia en las export...
ECLAC SPECIAL RPT COVID-19 #6

The Effects of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic on International Trade and Logistics

Special Report COVID-19 No. 6

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ECLAC COVID-19 Special Report
19 Nov 2020
This Special Report is the sixth in a series by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on the evolution and impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes estimates regarding the pandemic’s impact on exports, imports, tr...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #7

Compilación de estadísticas de cuentas nacionales, balanza de pagos y comercio exterior en el marco de la emergencia sanitaria de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
21 Nov 2020
En el contexto de la pandemia mundial de la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19), la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) está elaborando una serie de publicaciones cortas con recomendaciones de política relevantes para este período. En la presente nota se plantean una seri...
INFORMES COVID-19 CEPAL #5

Las restricciones a la exportación de productos médicos dificultan los esfuerzos por contener la enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19) en América Latina y el Caribe

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Informes COVID-19 de la CEPAL
24 Nov 2020
América Latina y el Caribe depende en gran medida de las importaciones de productos médicos ya que menos del 4% de ellas proviene de la propia región. A la fecha, más de 70 países —entre los que se incluyen cuatro de los cinco principales proveedores de la región, encabezados por los Estados Unid...
INTL TRADE STAT YRBK 2019 V2

International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2019, Volume II

Trade by Product

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International Trade Statistics Yearbook (Ser. G)
12 Jan 2021
The 2019 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume II —Trade by Product — provides a condensed and integrated analytical view of the international merchandise trade, and trade in services up to the year 2019 by means of brief descriptive text, concise data tables and charts. The information...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
GUIA SOBRE DIPLOMACIA COMERCIAL

Guía sobre Diplomacia Comercial

30 Oct 2020
Esta guía de formación para representantes o agregados comerciales, única en el mundo, explica cómo promover el comercio y la inversión en el extranjero, al tiempo que establece prioridades para los mercados, las industrias y los clientes. Basándose en experiencias de primera mano, la guía explor...
GUIDE DE  DIPLOMATIE COMMERCIALE

Guide de diplomatie commerciale

31 Oct 2020
Destiné aux diplomates commerciaux, ce guide unique au monde explique comment promouvoir à l’étranger le commerce et l’investissement, tout en déterminant les priorités pour les marchés, les industries et les clients. En puisant directement dans des expériences de terrain concrètes, il explore le...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(C)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Chinese language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

18 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
OBLIGATIONS DIRECTORS ENTERPRIS(A)

Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law (Arabic language)

Part Four - Directors' Obligations in the Period Approaching Insolvency (Including in Enterprise Groups)

19 Nov 2020
This section builds upon recommendations 255 to 266 of the first section, which address the obligations of directors of an individual company in the period approaching insolvency. Focusing on the nature of the obligations and the steps that might be taken to discharge those obligations (as establ...
ÉVALUATION PRÉPARATION COMMERCE

États membres de l'Union économique et monétaire Ouest-Africaine

Évaluation de l'état de préparation au commerce électronique

9 Apr 2021
La pandémie mondiale liée au COVID-19 a révélé l’importance des solutions numériques pour faciliter l’accès aux biens et services essentiels. Plusieurs gouvernements de pays en développement ont ainsi décidé d’accélérer la mise en œuvre des réformes en matière de commerce électronique afin d’acco...
UNCTAD’S PRODUCTIVE CAP INDEX

UNCTAD’s Productive Capacities Index

Methodological Approach and Results

9 Apr 2021
UNCTAD’s extensive work on measuring and benchmarking productive capacities globally reveals significant gaps, not only between developed and developing economies, but also within the developing countries themselves. UNCTAD’s new Productive Capacities Index (PCI) clearly demonstrates that the dif...
FAST-TRACKING IMPLEMENT ETRADE

Fast-tracking Implementation of eTrade Readiness Assessments

19 Jan 2021
E-commerce and digital economy are powerful drivers to harness the potential of information and communications technologies to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, in areas such as women economic empowerment (Goal 5.b), productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneu...
INVEST POLICY REV SEYCHELL

Investment Policy Review - Seychelles

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Policy Reviews
31 Jan 2021
The Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Seychelles assesses the country’s legal, regulatory and institutional framework for investment. This includes the analysis of FDI-specific regulations (investment laws, sectoral investment regulations and international investment agreements), and also general...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

Productive Capacities for the New Decade

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2020
“[This Report] highlights the importance of public investment for LDCs to address their short-term needs. It emphasizes the importance of comprehensive support for meso-level policies for productive capacity development in the context of addressing structural constraints and building the resilien...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2020

Rapport sur les Pays les Moins Avancés 2020

Des capacités productives pour la nouvelle décennie

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Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
13 Jul 2021
« Ce rapport souligne l'importance de l'investissement public pour les pays les moins avancés afin de répondre à leurs besoins à court terme. Il souligne l'importance d'un soutien global aux politiques de niveau méso pour le développement des capacités productives dans le contexte de la résolutio...