23 octubre 2012No growth for commercial services exports in the second quarter of 2012
According to preliminary estimates by the WTO and UNCTAD, in the second quarter of 2012, world exports of commercial services (balance-of-payments basis, current prices) recorded zero growth as compared with the same quarter of the last year, following the declining pattern of growth observed during the last four quarters.
22 octubre 2012WIPO and UNCTAD hold first cooperation meeting
The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and UNCTAD have launched a process of regular meetings at the senior level to strengthen collaboration between the two agencies on a range of different areas of work.
22 octubre 2012Peru Trade Minister to open South-South Expert Meeting
H.E. Mr. José Luis Silva Martinot, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, will be delivering a keynote address at the opening of the fourth Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration, on Wednesday 24th October.
21 octubre 2012UNCTAD supports WAEMU member States’ reform of regional competition framework
As part of a project on reforming the regional competition framework, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Commission and UNCTAD’s Competition and Consumer Policies Branch have recently jointly supported national consultation seminars, in Burkina Faso on 5 October and in Senegal on 9 October.