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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

2009 1995-2005 2007 2008 2009 (Annual average) (Annual average) Eritrea 3 ----108 ---Memorandum Angola 18 --475 -471 --60 --Djibouti --------East Africa 121 484 76 29 -285 89 291 191 Africa 3 064 8 076 21 193 5 140 1 685 9 891 8 216 2 702 Developing … For more information, please contact: Masataka Fujita, Officer‐in‐Charge, Investment Trends and Issues Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD, tel: +41 22 917 6217, fax: +41 22 917 0194, or e‐mail: masataka.fujita@unctad.org; or Press …
Date: 22 Jul 2010 Size: 234KB

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

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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List of annex tables available on the UNCTAD website, www.unctad.org/wir ANNEX TABLES184 World Investment Report 2018 Investment and New Industrial Policies Annex table 1. FDI ows, by region and economy, 2012−2017 (Millions of dollars) FDI inflows FDI outflows Region/economy 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Worlda 1 574 712 1 425 377 1 338 532 1 921 306 1 867 533 1 429 807 1 369 508 1 380 875 1 262 007 1 621 890 1 473 283 1 429 972 Developed economies …
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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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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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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

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

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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of Rwanda Mr. Idris Elmi Doubed, Assistant du Directeur des Douanes, Douanes de la République de Djibouti Mr. Malyar Jabarkhel, IT Director, Customs Department, Afghanistan Discussion Lunch 15.00 -18.00 Session IV: Trade Facilitation Introduction Mr …
Date: 12 Jun 2011 Size: 120KB

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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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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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 Nations TD(XII)/BP/3 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … General 10 December 2007 English only GE.07-52392 Twelfth session Accra, Ghana 20–25 April 2008 UNCTAD XII pre-event: “Globalization of port logistics: opportunities and challenges for developing countries” Palais des Nations, Geneva, 12 December 2007 Note by the secretariat Executive summary This document examines the current status of global container terminal services, as one important aspect in the …
Date: 12 Oct 2007 Size: 83KB

GE.19-06330(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-sixth session Geneva, 24–28 June 2019 Item 6 of the provisional agenda Contribution of UNCTAD to the implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 Activities carried out in the implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Executive summary This report is prepared pursuant to paragraphs 153 and …
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Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Comoros Congo, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon Gambia, The Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar … Alessandro Sanches-Pereira from the Research Group on Bioenergy (GBio) at São Paulo University (USP) prepared this report under the guidance of Henrique Pacini and Malick Kane from the UNCTAD secretariat, under the supervision of Bonapas Onguglo …
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REFERENCES 203 REFERENCES Aguayo-Tellez, E. (2011 … “The Impact of Trade Liberalization Policies and FDI on Gender Inequality: A Literature Review”, World Development Report Background Papers, Washington, D.C.:World Bank … “Executive Perspectives on Near-Shoring”, Alix Partners Research Note, July … Altomonte, C., F. Di Mauro, G. Ottaviano, A. Rungi, and V. Vicard (2012 … “Global Value Chains During the Great Trade Collapse: a Bullwhip Effect?” ECB Working Paper Series, No. 1412 … “Where the Low Road and the …
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UNCTAD Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Assessing Port Performance Room XVI Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland 12 December 2012 UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Training Programme by Mark Assaf Officer-in-Charge of the Human Resources Development Section … CERTIFIED PTP-FRE Modules 1-8 109 Bénin 130 7 107 Pedagogic Workshop 125 Cameroun 165 8 150 E-learning Workshop 130 Comores 5 1* 5 Total 364 Djibouti 24 1 15 Gabon 70 4 65 Guinée 75 5 63 Sénégal 112 8 107 Togo 74 5 75 Tunisie 25 2 21 Cambodia 52 3 45 …
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