Latin American bank to lead export-import network 17 Jun -
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) has been elected to lead the Global Network of Exim Banks and Development Finance Institutions (G-NEXID) for the next four years.
Ninth UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released 16 Jun -
The report finds that G20 members have continued to honour their pledge not to introduce new restrictive policies for international investment. However, it cautions policymakers that foreign direct investment (FDI) may not only be limited through formal policy changes, but also through individual administrative decisions and informal public signals that are beyond the scope of the report.
UNCTAD deputy chief addresses Tunisia Investment Forum 13 Jun -
The organization's Deputy Secretary General told an audience of 2,000, many of them potential investors, of the importance of investment for sustainable economic growth in the wake of the Tunisian Revoluntion.
Deputy Secretary-General meets with Japanese aid agencies 11 Jun -
The Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD has discussed intensified cooperation for aid to Africa, with the heads of three Japanese development agencies. The meetings took place on the occasion of the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), which was held in Yokohama from 1 to 3 June.