This morning’s flag-raising ceremony in Doha, Qatar, marked the symbolic moment when the UNCTAD XIII conference site officially became United Nations grounds. Conducting the ceremony were high level representatives of Qatar and UNCTAD.
According to preliminary estimates by UNCTAD and WTO, in 2011, world services exports rose by 11%, compared to 10% increase from the year before.
UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor says prospects for 2012 remain guarded. Developing country share of outflows declined slightly in 2011