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10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Building Productive Capacity - The Key to Plenary Hall … Session I: Leveraging Foreign Direct Investment … The session will also feature a special intervention by … H.E. Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil … Moderator: Ms. Hilary BOWKER, Bowker Media+Communications, former CNN Anchor … 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Session II: Building Competitive Export Plenary Hall … Moderator: Ms. Lala de Heinzelin, Enthusiasmo … Award Event by World Summit of Young Entrepreneurs …
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Session I: Assuring Development Gains from the … International Trading System and Trade Negotiations … 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Session II: Policy Options and Strategies to Plenary Hall … in the Most Dynamic Sectors of International Trade … The Interactive Thematic Sessions will include the following … H. E. Mr. Yoweri K. Museveni, President of Uganda … H. E. Dr. Leonel Fernández Reyna, President-Elect of the … Mr. Rubens Ricupero, Secretary-General of UNCTAD … Myanmar, Hungary, Ukraine, Kenya, Greece, Israel, Mali …
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Producing statistics on the information society is becoming an important component of the work programme of national statistical organizations … The demand for ICT statistics has increased tremendously as countries seek to design, monitor and review national policies and strategies to take advantage of the rapid advances in information technology … In addition, business communities require information about access to, and use of, ICTs by various consumer groups, as well as information about the …
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H I G H L I G H T S Note: This report can be freely cited provided appropriate acknowledgement is given to UNCTAD … This document has not been formally edited … FACT SHEET ON INTRA-EUROPEAN UNION INVESTOR–STATE ARBITRATION CASES  Intra-European Union (EU) investor–State arbitration has been a prominent topic in domestic and international discourses … Recent developments related to the Achmea case put a spotlight on the future of intra-EU cases based on bilateral investment treaties and the Energy …
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STRUCTURE, OWNERSHIP AND REGISTRATION OF THE WORLD FLEET 2 After five years of … By contrast, shipowners from Canada, China and Greece increased their container ship market shares … Greece expanded its lead, adding 21 million dwt in 2017.SHIP-SCRAPPING COUNTRIESIndia continues to be the country where the most ship scrapping takes place, followed by Bangladesh and Pakistan.Greece 17.3%China 9.6%FLEET OWNERSHIPGermany 5.6%Japan 11.7%REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2018 23 Figure 2.1 Annual growth of …
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Bilateral Investment Treaties 1959-1999 UNITED NATIONS INTERNET EDITION ONLYUNCTAD/ITE/IIA/2 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Bilateral InvestmentTreaties 1959-1999 United Nations New York and Geneva, 2000ii 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 Corporations was carried out by the United Nations Centre on …
Date: 15 Dec 2000 Size: 449KB

The information and data comprehensively cover the structure, ownership and registration of the world fleet … The chapter also reviews deliveries and demolition of ships, tonnage on order, newbuilding prices and markets for second-hand tonnage … The world merchant fleet expanded by 7.2 per cent during 2007, to 1.12 … Greece continued to be the country with the largest controlled fleet, followed by Japan, Germany, China and Norway; together, these five countries held a market share of 54.2 per cent …
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Bulgaria A. Definitions and sources of data Data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bulgaria are reported by the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB … Since the early 1990s, foreign investments are encouraged in the country despite internal difficulties and external shocks encountered in the transition to a market economy … Free economic initiative and respect for international law form part of the legal base of the 1991 Constitution … Far-reaching measures were undertaken to restore macroeconomic stability …
Date: 03 Sep 2004 Size: 164KB

GE.11-Trade and Development Board Membership of UNCTAD and membership of the Trade and Development Board Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Members of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development include those States that are members of the … Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of …
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UNCTAD transport & trade facilitation newsletter n°66 -second Quarter 2015 1 TRADE LOGISTICS BRANCH, DIVISION ON TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS UNCTAD opens first regional office in Africa … 13 Briefing paper on Agriculture Trade Facilitation in Greece … Trade Facilitation Newsletter includes, in this regard, innovations on trade facilitation from Cote d’Ivoire and Greece, while also presenting regional trade facilitation innovations, including working with parliamentarians in Africa and partnerships …
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COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT … A. Shaping the outcomes of IGF meetings … Recognising the need to improve the format of IGF outcomes to ensure its impact on global internet governance policy issues … Underlining the full diversity of opinions on policy issues of the IGF multistakeholders community … To ensure the impact of IGF outcomes, the Working Group underlines their potential impact on outreach and cooperation and subsequently on global internet governance policies with improved …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT UNCTAD RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP PLATFORM COMPETITION LAW AND THE STATE Volume 1: Summary of answers to questionnaire UNCTAD Research Partnership Platform Publication Series COMPETITION LAW AND THE STATE Competition laws’ prohibitions of anti-competitive State acts and measures Volume 1: Summary of answers to questionnaire Project Coordinators …
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INVESTMENT COUNTRY PROFILES GREECE United Nations Conference on Trade And Development February 2012NOTE The Division on Investment and Enterprise of UNCTAD is a global centre of excellence, dealing with issues related to investment and enterprise … It builds on three and a half decades of experience and international expertise in research and policy analysis, intergovernmental consensus building, and provides technical assistance to developing countries … The terms country/economy as used in this …
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Slovakia Slovenia Ukraine Europe 26 Andorra Austria Belgium Denmark Faeroe Islands Finland France Germany Gibraltar Greece Holy See Iceland Ireland Italy Liechtenstein Luxembourg Malta Monaco Netherlands Norway Portugal San Marino Spain Sweden … Gambia Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Kiribati Lao People's Democratic Republic Lesotho Liberia Madagascar Malawi Maldives Mali Mauritania Mozambique Myanmar Nepal Niger Rwanda Samoa Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Solomon Islands Somalia Sudan …
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The world shipping fleet provides not only transport connectivity to global trade but also livelihoods to the people working in maritime businesses in developed and developing countries … At the beginning of 2017, the world fleet’s commercial value amounted to $829 billion, with different countries benefiting … The top five shipowners in terms of cargo carrying capacity (dwt) are Greece, Japan, China, Germany and Singapore; together, these five countries have a market share of 49.5 per cent of dwt …
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Introduction This Monitor A PERIODIC REPORT BY THE UNCTAD SECRETARIAT Note: This report may be freely cited provided appropriate acknowledgement is given to UNCTAD … Cyprus, Greece and Madagascar have to contend with their first-known ISDS claims (one each … namely the Czech Republic (7 cases), Spain (6), Croatia (2), Hungary (2), Slovakia (2), Bulgaria (1), Cyprus (1), France (1), Greece (1), and Slovenia (1). In all of these arbitrations except for one,6 the claimants are also EU nationals; they …
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fleet Republic of Korea Hong Kong SAR Marshall Islands Bangladesh Philippines Singapore Germany Romania Pakistan Panama Greece Liberia Turkey Japan China India 40 10 Building (gt) Ownership (dwt) Registration (dwt) Scrapping (gt) Sources: UNCTADstat … Note: Top five countries in each segment are shown … The unit dwt is used to indicate the … Greece has expanded its lead, adding 21 million dwt in 2017 to reach a market share of 17 per cent, followed by Japan, China, Germany, and the Republic of Korea …
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Indicators of the Relative Importance of IPRs in Developing Countries UNCTAD-ICTSD Project on IPRs and Sustainable Development By Sanjaya Lall Professor of Development Economics, Oxford University with the collaboration of Manuel Albaladejo, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University UNCTAD ICTSD International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development Issue Paper No. 3 June 2003 Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable DevelopmentIndicators of the Relative Importance of IPRs in Developing …
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Financing schemes for RET Deployment UNCTAD Meeting on RET as Energy Solutions for Rural Development … Simon Rolland Policy and Development Officer, Alliance for Rural Electrification ARE promotes and provides efficient renewable solutions for rural … of Southampton Institute for Sustainable Power, Inc. University of Twente Deployment of RETs in the developed world Where have RETs Germany, Spain, USA developed well? Italy, France, Greece, Portugal Why? Proper regulatory framework in place …
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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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