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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT THE DEBT MANAGEMENT–DMFAS PROGRAMME ANNUAL REPORT 2003 UNCTAD/GDS/DMFAS/2004/1 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2004 Page 2 Debt Management–DMFAS Programme Annual Report 2003 THE DEBT MANAGEMENT–DMFAS PROGRAMME ANNUAL REPORT 2003 CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION … By working directly with countries and with international and regional organizations involved in debt, the Programme tries to identify best debt management practices and then helps countries …
Date: 11 Jan 2004 Size: 1MB

CHAPTER4 Post-Graduation Processes and Challenges UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The path to graduation and beyond: Making the most of the process THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES REPORT 2016126 The Least Developed Countries Report 2016 A. Introduction Since the adoption of the 2011 Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 (the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA)), the feasibility of its graduation target has received considerable attention …
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Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon … Chad China Comoros Congo Côte d’Ivoire Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Fiji Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of …
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UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RESULTS UNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENT Dignity for all, prosperity for all and a sustainable planet for all UNCTAD/TC/2015/1/Rev.1 UNCTAD TOOLBOX Since its foundation more than 50 years ago, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – UNCTAD – has been a key partner supporting countries in meeting their development objectives … UNCTAD has helped countries in the pursuit of shared prosperity by backing policymaking with sound …
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Uni t ed nat ions Conf e r enCe on t r ade and de v e lopment The LeasT DeveLopeD CounTries reporT 2013 Growth with employment for inclusive and sustainable development UNCTAD/LDC/2013 Chapter 2 explORing demOgRaphic dynamics in the ldcs New York and Geneva, 201324 The Least Developed Countries Report 2013 A. Rationale for addressing growth with employment for inclusive and sustainable development in the LDCs As explained in chapter 1, despite recently sluggish economic performance, the LDCs …
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United Nations TD/B/COM.3/EM.30/2 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 10 July 2007 Original: English GE.07-51265 Trade and Development Board Commission on Enterprise, Business Facilitation and Development Expert meeting on regional cooperation in transit transport: Solutions for landlocked and transit developing countries Geneva, 27–28 September 2007 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Regional cooperation in transit transport: Solutions for landlocked and transit …
Date: 07 Oct 2007 Size: 87KB

Official flows and the evolving terms of aid dependence CHAPTER226 Official flows and the evolving terms of aid dependence CHAPTER 2 ev dependenc A. Introduction 27 B. The evolution of aid dependence over time 27 C. Taking stock of official development finance 28 1. The size of official flows to the least developed countries 31 2. Sectoral allocation 36 3. Concessionality 38 4. Additionality and aid modalities 44 D. South–South cooperation 48 E. Debt sustainability 53 F. Conclusions 5827 …
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DEFINITIONS AND SOURCES 245 A. General definitions 1. Transnational corporations Transnational corporations (TNCs) are incorporated or unincorporated enterprises comprising parent enterprises and their foreign affiliates … A parent enterprise is defined as an enterprise that controls assets of other entities in countries other than its home country, usually by owning a certain equity capital stake … An equity capital stake of 10% or more of the ordinary shares or voting power for an incorporated …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Foreign Direct Investment in LDCs: ii Lessons Learned from the Decade 2001–2010 and the Way Forward NOTE As the focal point in the United Nations system …
Date: 05 Feb 2011 Size: 5MB

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SELECTED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS IN THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES 2018 Geneva, 2018UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SELECTED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS IN THE LEAST … in 2016 $655 in 2017 5 LDCs attained SDG target 8.1* in 2017: Bangladesh Djibouti Ethiopia Myanmar Nepal *at least +7% GDP growth per annum in the LDCsSelected Sustainable Development Trends in the LDCs 2018 3 After weathering reasonably well the …
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ANNEX TABLES A1 ANNEX TABLES Table 1. FDI flows, by region and economy, 2009−2014 … A3 Table 2. FDI stock, by region and economy, 1990, 2000, 2014 … A7 Table 3. Value of cross-border M&As, by region/economy of seller/purchaser, 2008−2014 … A11 Table 4. Value of cross-border M&As, by sector/industry, 2008−2014 … A14 Table 5. Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014 … A15 Table 6. Value of announced greenfield FDI projects, by source/destination, 2008−2014 …
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W HAT ARE THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES … The list is reviewed every three years by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in the light of recommendations by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP … The criteria underlying the current list of LDCs are: (a) A low income, as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita; (b) Weak human assets, as measured by a composite index (Augmented Physical Quality of Life Index) based on indicators of: (i) nutrition (per capita calorie intake as a …
Date: 18 Jun 2002 Size: 4MB

Restricted 18 July 2007 Original: English English and French only Trade and Development Board Fifty-fourth session Geneva, 1–11 October 2007 Item 4 of the provisional agenda Progress report on the implementation of the Integrated Framework for Trade-related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Introduction 1. This note has been prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat pursuant to decision 445 (EX-16) of the Trade and Development Board, in which the UNCTAD …
Date: 18 Jul 2007 Size: 481KB

Its main goals are to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries, to help them face challenges arising from globalization, and to help them integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis … UNCTAD s membership currently includes 188 member States … Its secretariat is located in Geneva, Switzerland, and forms part of the United Nations Secretariat … The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the world business organization … It is the only body that …
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Uni t ed Nat ions Conf e r ence on T r ade And De v e lopment The Least Developed Countries Report 2012 Harnessing Remittances and Diaspora Knowledge to Build Productive Capacities UNCTAD/LDC/2012 New York and Geneva, 2013 Chapter 3 Remittances and the LDCs: Magnitide, Impacts and Costs3 CHAPTER Remittances and the LDCs: Magnitude, Impacts and Costs42 The Least Developed Countries Report 2012 A. Introduction In recent years, remittances as a potential source of development finance have received …
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Energy and inclusive economic structural transformation CHAPTER 2 THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES REPORT 2017 Transformational energy access UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENTENERGY–TRANSFORMATION NEXUS Transformational energy access Demand for electricity Productive uses of electricity Investment in electricity infrastructure of LDC firms identify electricity as a major constraint 42% TRANSFORMATIONAL ENERGY ACCESS = sufficient, reliable and affordable energy for all types of …
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UNITED NATI ONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE A ND DEVELOPMENT Division on Investment and Enterprise: Report 2016 RESULTS AND IMPACT INVESTMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENTNew York and Geneva, 2016The designations employed and the presentation of the material do not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries …
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Chapter 2 Agricultural Productivity: Developments, Determinants and Impacts New York and Geneva, 2015 The Least Developed Countries Report 2015 Transforming Rural Economies UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT UNCTAD/LDC/20152 CHAPTER Agricultural Productivity: Developments, Determinants and Impacts40 The Least Developed Countries Report 2015 A. Introduction The level and growth of agricultural productivity are critical both to the wellbeing of the population of the least …
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UNCTAD Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics Transport Newsletter No. 52 Fourth Quarter 2011 Subscriptions For past issues and to subscribe or unsubscribe to the UNCTAD Transport Newsletter, please use the online form at http://www.unctad.org/transportnews … NOTE This publication is not subject to formal editing … The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the …
Date: 27 Jan 2012 Size: 3MB