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CHAPTER2 The National Dynamics of Graduation UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The path to graduation and beyond: Making the most of the process THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES REPORT 201652 The Least Developed Countries Report 2016 A. Introduction In the 45 years since the establishment of the least developed country (LDC) category, only four members of the group have succeeded in graduating out of it (Botswana, Cabo Verde, Maldives and Samoa … It also suggests that neither the …
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Date: 30 Sep 2006 Size: 2MB

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA REPORT 2018 Migration for Structural Transformation UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER 2 Patterns and trends of migrationCHAPTER 2 Patterns and trends of migration This chapter examines migration patterns and trends in Africa over the last 27 years, highlighting their evolution and configurations within and across regions on the continent … The first section examines migration patterns and trends in Africa in 1990–2017 at the interregional and …
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Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania … in box 2.1 of chapter 2. LDCs projected to graduate in the period 2017–2024: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Kiribati, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT INDICES United Nations New York and Geneva, 2003 UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/2003/1ICT Development Indices ii NOTE The UNCTAD Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development serves as a focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign direct investment, transnational corporations, enterprise development, and science and technology for development …
Date: 28 Apr 2003 Size: 481KB

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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In the past, the Programme on Transnational Corporations was carried out by the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (1975–1992) and the Transnational Corporations and Management Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Development (1992–1993 … In 1993, the Programme was transferred to UNCTAD … UNCTAD seeks to further the understanding of the nature of transnational corporations and their contribution to development and to create an enabling environment for …
Date: 06 Jan 1999 Size: 1MB

d i v i s i o n o n t e c h n o l o g y a n d l o g i s t i c s activity report 2012 United Nations Conference on Trade And Development New York and Geneva, 2013 activity report 2012 United Nations Conference on Trade And Development d i v i s i o n o n t e c h n o l o g y a n d l o g i s t i c sii DTL activity report 2012 The 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 …
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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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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENTUNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva, 2018ii © 2018, United Nations All rights reserved worldwide Requests to reproduce excerpts or to photocopy should be addressed to the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.com. All other queries on rights and licences, including subsidiary rights, should be addressed to: United Nations Publications, 300 East 42nd Street, New York, New York 10017, United States of America Email …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Benchmarking productive capacities in least developed countriesUNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Benchmarking Productive Capacities in Least Developed Countries United Nations May, 2016 ii Note  Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters with figures … Mention of such a symbol indicates a reference to a United Nations document … The opinions expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not …
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ANNEX TABLES 203 Annex Tables Table 1. FDI flows, by region and economy, 2008−2013 … Value of cross-border M&A purchases, by region/economy of purchaser, 1990−2013 11 … Value of cross-border M&A sales, by sector/industry, 1990−2013 14 … Cross-border M&A deals worth over $1 billion completed in 2013 18 … Value of greenfield FDI projects, by source, 2003−2013 19 … Number of greenfield FDI projects, by destination, 2003−2013 23 … Estimated world inward FDI stock, by sector and industry, 1990 and 2012 25 …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The Debt Management–DMFAS Programme Annual Report 2006 UNCTAD/GDS/DMFAS/2007/2 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2008 Page 2 Debt Management–DMFAS Programme Annual Report 2006 The Debt Management–DMFAS Programme Annual Report 2006 CONTENTS OVERVIEW … 41Debt Management–DMFAS Programme Annual Report 2006 Page 3 Overview The present report describes the activities, funding and expenditures of UNCTAD’s Debt Management–Debt Management Financial and …
Date: 31 Jan 2008 Size: 435KB

TRADE AND POVERTY PAPER SERIES No.1 (2016) Trade and Current Account Balances in Sub-Saharan Africa: Stylized Facts and Implications for Poverty May 2016i Trade and Current Account Balances in Sub-Saharan Africa: Stylized Facts and Implications for Poverty Nicole Moussa* Trade and Poverty Branch ALDC/UNCTAD Abstract This paper examines the main components of Sub-Saharan Africa's balance of payments with a view to understanding the role that trade has played in the evolution of current account …
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TD/B/54/CRP.4 11 October 2007 Distr … Restricted English only TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD Fifty-fourth session Geneva, 1-11 October 2007 "Structurally weak, vulnerable and small economies": Who are they … Background note Context and summary This background note was prepared by the Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes as a preliminary approach to the issues faced by "structurally weak, vulnerable and small economies", in accordance with paragraph 33 of the São Paulo …
Date: 10 Oct 2007 Size: 431KB

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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TD/STAT.27 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva UNCTAD HANDBOOK OF STATISTICS __________________ CONFERENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LE COMMERCE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT Genève MANUEL DE STATISTIQUES DE LA CNUCED 2002 PART ONE PREMIERE PARTIE UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva 2002 NATIONS UNIES New York et GenèveExports -Exportations (f.o.b. /f.a.b.) 1980 1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 WORLD 2031210 3483038 5126570 5349961 5536519 5438828 5639578 6338198 6112052 DEVELOPED …
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How dependence on external development finance is affecting fiscal policies CHAPTER4How dependence on external development finance is affecting fiscal policies CHAPTER 4 A. Introduction 99 B. The state of fiscal policies in the least developed countries 99 1. Recent progress in raising tax revenue 100 2. Public expenditures and external resource dependence 106 C. Aligning international support for development in the least developed countries 115 1. Aid coordination policies 116 D. Conclusions …
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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 NATIONS UNIES UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT CONFÉRENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LE COMMERCE ET LE DÉVELOPPEMENT MANUEL DE STATISTIQUES DE LA CNUCED UNCTAD HANDBOOK OF STATISTICS 2006UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION Sales No. E/F.07.II.D.2 ISBN 978-92-1-012063-0 ISSN 0251-9461 TD/STAT.31 … …
Date: 07 Jan 2007 Size: 2MB