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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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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

GE.13-Trade and Development Board Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget Sixty-fifth session Geneva, 2–4 September 2013 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Review of the technical cooperation activities of UNCTAD and their financing Report by the Secretary-General of UNCTAD Annex I: Review of activities undertaken in 2012 United Nations TD/B/WP/253/Add.1 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 30 August 2013 Original: English TD/B/WP/253/Add.1 2 …
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United Nations TD/B/COM.2/EM.22/INF.1 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 25 October 2007 English/French/Spanish only Trade and Development Board Expert meeting on … Allim Talha, Conseiller, Mission permanente, Genève China Mr. Sun Xuekun, Third Secretary, Permanent Mission, Geneva Djibouti M. Saïd Mohamed Artan-Aby, Ministère des finances, Djibouti Dominican Republic Mme. Carmen Miranda Levy, Ministre conseiller, Mission permanente, Genève Ecuador Mr. Carlos Santos …
Date: 25 Oct 2007 Size: 96KB

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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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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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva Statistical Synopsis of the Least Developed Countries UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 1999 Prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat2 Explanatory notes 1. 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 Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its … Djibouti 11 …
Date: 12 Jan 1999 Size: 2MB

Commodity export dependence and export concentration ratio in developing countries, 2012-2013 … 38 Djibouti … 167THE STATE OF COMMODITY DEPENDENCE 2014 6 Singapore … Decimal point n.a. Not available -Zero % Per cent GDP Gross Domestic Product ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMSTHE STATE OF COMMODITY DEPENDENCE 2014 …
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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

46 Djibouti … Not available – Zero CDDCs Commodity Dependent Developing Countries LDC Least Developed Countries MDG Millenium Development Goals …
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Date: 10 Jan 2006 Size: 2MB

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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GE.13-Trade and Development Board Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Fifth session Geneva, 29 April–3 May 2013 Report of the Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission on its fifth session Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 29 April to 3 May 2013 Contents Page I. Agreed conclusions … General 21 May 2013 Original: English TD/B/C.II/22 2 I. Agreed conclusions (Agenda items 4 and 5) 1. Promoting entrepreneurship for productive capacity-building (Agenda item 4) The …
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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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Dear readers, 2013 could be a decisive year in the field of trade facilitation (TF … There is a persistent feeling of urgency in the international arena regarding a future Trade Facilitation Agreement in the WTO … Newspaper articles on this topic have become recurrent: experts express their opinion on an eventual agreement, individual States and international organisations use press releases to unveil their official positions … 5 UNCTAD begins second Cycle of Port Training Programme in Djibouti
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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: 29 Apr 2003 Size: 481KB

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

Part Two Chapter 322Chapter 3 Patterns of trade integration and poverty A. Introduction The previous chapter identified various cause-and-effect relationships that work within many LDCs to cause generalized poverty to persist and even intensify … International economic relationships were not included in the discussion … But these relationships affect any country that is not completely isolated from the world economy, and with the globalization of production systems and finance, and liberalization of …
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United Nations TD/B/C.I/MEM.1/12 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … Experts had before them the background note prepared by the secretariat (TD/B/C.I/MEM.1/11 … Experts came from trade and transport ministries, customs authorities, the private sector, academia, and international and regional organizations … A. Opening session 4. In his opening remarks, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD, stressed that, while high transport and commercial transaction costs were …
Date: 20 Dec 2011 Size: 123KB

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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