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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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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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Selected sustainable development trends in the least developed countries – 2019Geneva, 2019The designations employed and the presentation of material on any map in this work do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries … Comprehensive and updated economic and social statistical data on the least developed …
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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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Chapter 1 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Rural Development Imperative New York and Geneva, 2015 The Least Developed Countries Report 2015 Transforming Rural Economies UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT UNCTAD/LDC/20151 CHAPTER The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Rural Development Imperative12 The Least Developed Countries Report 2015 A. The significance and implications of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for LDCs The year 2015 …
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List of annex tables available on the UNCTAD website, www.unctad.org/wir ANNEX TABLES212 World Investment Report 2019 Special Economic Zones Annex table 1. FDI ows, by region and economy, 2013−2018 (Millions of dollars) FDI inflows FDI outflows Region/economy 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Worlda 1 431 164 1 357 239 2 033 802 1 918 679 1 497 371 1 297 153 1 376 642 1 298 772 1 682 584 1 550 130 1 425 439 1 014 172 Developed economies 694 848 623 078 1 268 594 …
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UNCTAD/ITE/IIA/Misc.2 16 October 2002 Original: ENGLISH ENGLISH AND FRENCH ONLY UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT FDI IN ACP ECONOMIES: RECENT TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS THIRD SUMMIT OF ACP HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT Fiji , 18–19 July 2002 Report by the UNCTAD secretariat Executive summary Foreign direct investment (FDI) can play an important role in economic growth and development, as it can bring not only much needed additional capital but also access to technology and …
Date: 10 Jan 2002 Size: 3MB

Electric powered railway networks that connects Electric powered railway networks that connects Industrial Parks to the Port of Djibouti Industrial Parks to the Port of Djibouti Industrial Parks to the Port of Djibouti Industrial Parks to the Port of Djibouti 3Ethiopian Airlines: Ethiopian Airlines: Ethiopian Airlines: Ethiopian Airlines: Largest Cargo Operator in Africa Largest Cargo Operator in Africa … Aysha 52 factory sheds 52 factory sheds 52 factory sheds 52 factory sheds 52 factory sheds …
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TD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNITED NATIONS Distr … GENERAL TD/B/EX(15)/2 11 April 1997 Original : ENGLISH Trade and Development Board Fifteenth executive session Geneva, 20 June 1997 Item 2(d) of the provisional agenda REPORT OF … from an additional 17 African countries are at the preliminary or feasibility study stage (Angola, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra …
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ANNEX TABLES 167 ANNEX TABLES I.1. FDI flows, by region/economy, 2006–2011 … FDI Contribution Index, rankings and indicator quartiles, 2009 … Value of cross-border M&A purchases, by region/economy of purchaser, 1990–May 2011 11 … Value of cross-border M&A sales, by sector/industry, 1990–May 2011 14 … Cross-border M&A deals worth over $1 billion completed in 2010 18 … Value of greenfield FDI projects, by source, 2003–April 2011 19 … Number of greenfield FDI projects, by destination, 2003–April 2011 23 …
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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 …
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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

46 Djibouti … Not available – Zero CDDCs Commodity Dependent Developing Countries LDC Least Developed Countries MDG Millenium Development Goals …
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UNCTAD/ITE/IIA/6 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT FDI in Least Developed Countries at a Glance: 2002 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2002ii FDI in Least Developed Countries at a Glance: 2002 Note UNCTAD serves as the focal point … Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Lesotho …
Date: 03 Oct 2003 Size: 12MB

Greenfield FDI projects, announced in 2003-2010(Millions of dollars and number)Greenfield FDI projects, announced in 2003-2010Name of companyEstimated investment ($ million)Estimated jobs createdYearHome countrySectorKey business functionChina Metallurgical Group Corp2 9003 0002009ChinaMetalsExtractionMove One331.64282010United Arab EmiratesTransportationLogistics, distribution & transportationJiangxi Copper172.81592008ChinaMetalsExtractionDelta International167.27682003KyrgyzstanBuilding and …
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AREPORT 2015 UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF AFRICA’S SERVICES TRADE FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT UNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENT EMBARGO The contents of this Report must not be quoted or summarized in the print, broadcast or electronic media before 9 July 2015, 17:00 hours GMTECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA UNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENT REPORT 2015 UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF AFRICA’S SERVICES TRADE FOR GROWTH AND …
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Value of cross-border M&A purchases, by region/economy of purchaser, 1990–2015 11 … Value of cross-border M&A sales, by sector/industry, 1990–2015 14 … Cross-border M&A deals worth over $1 billion completed in 2015 18 … Value of announced greenfield FDI projects, by source, 2003–2015 19 … Number of announced greenfield FDI projects, by destination, 2003–2015 23 … The world’s top 100 non-financial MNEs, ranked by foreign assets, 2015 25 … The top 100 non-financial MNEs from developing and transition economies …
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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 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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