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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

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

ASIAN FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN AFRICA Towards a New Era of Cooperation among Developing Countries UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2007 United Nations United Nations Development Programmeii Asian Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: Towards a New Era of Cooperation among Developing Countries NOTE As the focal point in the United Nations system for investment and technology, and building on 30 years of experience in these areas, UNCTAD, through its Division on Investment, Technology and …
Date: 02 Jan 2007 Size: 1MB

Summary Foreign direct investment (FDI) is welcomed and, indeed, actively sought by all African countries … The contribution FDI can make to economic development and to the integration of countries into the world economy is widely recognized … Over the past decade, African countries have made considerable efforts to improve their investment climate … They have liberalized their investment regulations and have offered incentives to foreign investors … More importantly, the economic performance of the region …
Date: 09 Aug 1998 Size: 179KB

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT THE TRADABILITY OF CONSULTING SERVICES and its implications for developing countries UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2002 UNCTAD/ITE/IPC/Misc.8The Tradability of Consulting Services and its implications for developing countries ii NOTE UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign direct investment and transnational corporations … In the past, the Programme on Transnational …
Date: 26 Jun 2002 Size: 1MB

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT FDI in Tourism: The Development Dimension UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2007 ii FDI in Tourism: The Development Dimension UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development Note UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign direct investment and transnational corporations … In the past, 30 years of experience in these areas, UNCTAD, through its Division on Investment, Technology and …
Date: 02 Jan 2008 Size: 1MB

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT ELIMINATION OF TRIMS: THE EXPERIENCE OF SELECTED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2007 ii Elimination of TRIMs: The experience of selected developing countries UNCTAD current studies on FDI and development Note UNCTAD serves as the focal point within the United Nations Secretariat for all matters related to foreign direct investment (FDI) and transnational corporations (TNCs … In the past, the Programme on Transnational …
Date: 12 Jan 2007 Size: 1MB