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UNCTAD/DTL/TLB/2012/1 @Copyright United Nations 2013 All rights reserved iii THE WAY TO THE OCEAN Transit corridors servicing the trade of landlocked developing countries Summary The present paper looks at selected East African transit corridors which provide access to seaports as gateways to link landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) with overseas trading partners … The report suggests three complementary courses of action to improve … 16 D. The port of Djibouti and the Djibouti–Ethiopia Corridor …
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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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W HAT ARE THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES … The list is reviewed every three years by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in the light of recommendations by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP … The criteria underlying the current list of LDCs are: (a) A low income, as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita; (b) Weak human assets, as measured by a composite index (Augmented Physical Quality of Life Index) based on indicators of: (i) nutrition (per capita calorie intake as a …
Date: 17 Jun 2002 Size: 4MB

Its main goals are to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of developing countries, to help them face challenges arising from globalization, and to help them integrate into the world economy on an equitable basis … UNCTAD s membership currently includes 188 member States … Its secretariat is located in Geneva, Switzerland, and forms part of the United Nations Secretariat … The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the world business organization … It is the only body that …
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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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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 Sep 2007 Size: 83KB

TD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … GENERAL TD/B/EX(42)/INF.1 29 June 2007 ENGLISH/FRENCH/SPANISH ONLY TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD Forty-second Executive Session Geneva, 27 June 2007 LIST OF PARTICIPANTS Note: The format and … Mrs. Attona TRAORE, Permanent Mission, Geneva Mr. Filbert GUEGLAUD, Chargé d'affaires A.I., Permanent Mission, Geneva DJIBOUTI M. Ahmed ABRO, Conseiller, Mission permanente, Genève Mme Oubah MOUSSA AHMED, Conseiller, Mission permanente, Genève EGYPTE …
Date: 28 Jun 2007 Size: 35KB

United Nations Conference on Trade And Development I N V E S T M E N T F O R S U S T A I N A B L E A N D I N C L U S I V E D E V E L O P M E N T Division on Investment and Enterprise: Results and Impact Report 2015 United Nations Conference on Trade And Development I N V E S T M E N T F O R S U S T A I N A B L E A N D I N C L U S I V E D E V E L O P M E N T Division on Investment and Enterprise: Results and Impact Report 2015 New York and Geneva, 20151 … """"""" "" " ©Copyright"United"Nations"2015" " All"rights …
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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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The authors also thank Paul Akiwumi and colleagues in the Trade and Poverty Branch (ALDC) for useful discussions … Realizing this vision will require poverty eradication, better income distribution and sustained social progress over the next 15 years … The assessment of performance in implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) indicated that Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is the only region that did not meet the MDG of halving poverty by 2015 … In addition, a recent study found that Africa will …
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ASYCUDA Newsletter UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics September 2018NOTE 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 country, territory, city or area, or of authorities or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries … Material in this publication may be freely quoted or reprinted, but acknowledgement is requested, together with a copy of the …
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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: 19 Dec 2011 Size: 123KB

GE.02-51260 TD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … GENERAL TD/B/49/5 TD/B/WP/152 12 July 2002 Original: ENGLISH TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD Working Party on the Medium-term Plan and the Programme Budget Thirty-ninth session Geneva, 16–20 September 2002 Item 3 of the provisional agenda INDICATIVE PLAN OF UNCTAD’S TECHNICAL COOPERATION FOR 2003 Note by the UNCTAD secretariat 1. UNCTAD X, in paragraph 164(vi) of the Bangkok Plan of Action (TD/386), requested the secretariat to …
Date: 07 Nov 2002 Size: 86KB

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: 30 Jun 2007 Size: 2MB

The Member States of COMESA are Angola, Burundi, Comoros, DR Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe … COMESA was established in 1994 as a … Intraregional Trade – Lessons Learned Eleven COMESA member States (Burundi, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe) deepened their trade relations when they began to trade on duty-free and quota-free …
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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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CHAPTER4 Post-Graduation Processes and Challenges UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT The path to graduation and beyond: Making the most of the process THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES REPORT 2016126 The Least Developed Countries Report 2016 A. Introduction Since the adoption of the 2011 Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 (the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA)), the feasibility of its graduation target has received considerable attention …
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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 Sep 2003 Size: 12MB

UNCTAD/RMT/2003 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT, 2003 Chapter 5. UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2003ii Review of Maritime Transport, 2003 NOTE The Review of Maritime Transport is a recurrent publication … Countries with double-digit growth in 2001 and 2000 were Malaysia, Oman, Jamaica, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Peru, Yemen, Djibouti and Sudan – a total of eight countries, less than half the number recorded for the years 2000 and 1999 …
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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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