25 septembre 2012UNCTAD-SECO public debt management project in Indonesia on track
The Ministry of Finance of Indonesia last year requested UNCTAD to provide support in strengthening the country's capacities in debt management against a backdrop of rising central government debt levels -- increasing from USD 120 billion at the beginning of the decade to USD 170 billion at the end of 2009 -- although the debt ratios are still within conventional sustainable limits.
24 septembre 2012Delegations at UNCTAD Board meeting concerned by Palestinian economy downside risks
With a critical situation unfolding on the ground, delegates from some 20 regional groups and member States at the Trade and Development Board session yesterday afternoon highlighted the topicality and timeliness of UNCTAD's report on the Palestinian economy and welcomed its efforts to assist the Palestinian people.
24 septembre 2012UNCTAD expertise in statistics in greater demand
The implementation of the Doha Mandate is on good track in the area of statistics, as shown by the increasing number of requests received by UNCTAD during last months for advice, assistance and cooperation.