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Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy … UNCTAD is undertaking the revision of the United Nations Guidelines on Consumer Protection (hereinafter UNGCP … This task was mandated by the first Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Consumer Protection, held in Geneva on 10 and … In many cases, such as Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, the European Union, El Salvador, Egypt, Mexico, Peru, Poland and Switzerland, consumer protection has been enshrined within the Constitution …
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TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) Contribution to the CSTD ten-year review of the implementation of WSIS outcomes Submitted by MEXICO DISCLAMER: The views presented here are the contributors' and do not necessarily reflect the views and position of …
Date: 30 Sep 2014 Size: 438KB

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Delegates are kindly requested to be seated by 8.45 a.m. … Mrs. Marta Suplicy, Mayor of São Paulo … Mr. Geraldo Alckmin, Governor of São Paulo State … H.E. Mr Thaksin Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand … H.E. Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations … H.E. Mr. Julian Hunte, President of the UN General Assembly … H.E. Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil … Mexico, Chile, European Union, Cuba, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Bahrain, Morocco, Kuwait, Thailand, Argentina and France …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT GENEVA TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 2007 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2007 Chapter III THE “NEW REGIONALISM” AND NORTH-SOUTH TRADE AGREEMENTS UNCTAD/TDR/2007The “New Regionalism” and North-South Trade Agreements 53 Regional economic cooperation occurs … Section C discusses the effects on Mexico’s development of the most prominent North-South FTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, Mexico and the United States …
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NEGOTIATIONS ON SERVICES General Features: Trade in Services Importance of Services in the Global Economy : Technological advances have served to change the provision of services as well as the perception of the services sector as a whole Growing importance of services for economic growth: Chart 1: Services as percentage of GDP … Economic Importance of Services Mayor contributor to GDP and employment in all developing countries, approximating indicators of developed countries 50-70 …
Date: 05 Dec 2003 Size: 1MB

Foreign direct investment from Latin America and the Caribbean* John D. Daniels, Jeffrey A. Krug and Len Trevino** This article examines patterns of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from Latin America between 1980 and 2004 … Despite rising levels of FDI worldwide, little … By the late 1990s, the largest countries in Latin America, such as Mexico and Brazil, had stabilized their economies by implementing policies that brought inflation and foreign exchange fluctuations largely under control …
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At present, commercial harvest of wild specimens of the Morelet’s crocodile for international trade is not allowed by domestic legislation in the three States covering the range of the species (Mexico, Guatemala and Belize … Moreover, the status of the species in Mexico is and will continue to be followed by the recently established Morelet’s Crocodile Monitoring Programme, which is intended to cover the whole range of distribution in the future …
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Please complete ONE form per candidate and fill in BLOCK LETTERS … ( Please check this box if sponsorship is requested … (A few sponsorships for candidates of IPAs from Least Developed Countries are available on a first come, first served basis … Only one candidate per IPA can be considered … Name of Head/CEO of the IPA … Please scan and send to ips@unctad.org … UNCTAD Regional Seminar on the Promotion of Bankable SDG Projects … Mexico City, Mexico … Please note that the seminar will be held in English
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The Use of the EU’s Free Trade Agreements Exporter and Importer Utilization of Preferential Tariffs Produced in collaboration between the National Board of Trade Sweden and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2018United Nations Conference on Trade And Developmentii National Board of Trade Sweden, January 2018 – First Edition … ISBN: 978-91-88201-33-1 www.kommers.se About the National Board of Trade The National Board of Trade is a Swedish government agency responsible …
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Eleanor Fox, New York University School of Law … Deborah Healey, University of New South Wales … The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of UNCTAD … To what extent do national competition laws proscribe undue restraints by the state … Imagine a world in which there is antitrust law … BUT all state acts and state-facilitated acts are exempt … The State can strangle the space for the market … and often does, catering to officials and vested interests … Mexico
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Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Venezuela, Viet Nam Bahrain … Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Peru, Qatar, South Africa, Turkey, Uganda, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia …
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World Investment Directory: Volume IX Latin America and the Caribbean 2004 Part 1 United NationsUNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/4 -Part 1ii NOTE The UNCTAD Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development serves as the focal point in the United Nations Secretariat for all matters of foreign direct investment and transnational corporations … The Division seeks to further the understanding of transnational corporations and their contribution to development and to create an enabling environment for …
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UNCTAD/WIR/2002 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT, 2002 PART TWO TNCs & EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS Chapter VI Patterns of Export Competitiveness UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2002CHAPTER VI PATTERNS OF EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS A. Global competitiveness patterns Traditionally, trade competitiveness is measured by shares in world exports (Lall, 1998; 2000b … By this measure, 20 economies account for over three quarters of the value of world trade …
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UNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/4 [INTERNET EDITION] UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva World Investment Directory: Volume IX Latin America and the Caribbean 2004 Parts 1 and 2 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2004World Investment Directory: Volume IX Latin America and the Caribbean 2004 Part 1 United NationsUNCTAD/ITE/IIT/2004/4 -Part 1ii NOTE The UNCTAD Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development serves as the focal point in the United Nations Secretariat for …
Date: 05 Jan 2004 Size: 5MB

ii Dispute Settlement N O T E The Course on Dispute Settlement in International Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property consists of forty modules … This Module has been prepared by Mr. Edwin Vermulst at the request of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD … The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the United Nations, WTO, WIPO, ICSID, UNCITRAL or the Advisory Centre on WTO Law … The designations employed and the presentation of …
Date: 03 Nov 2003 Size: 1MB

to the rapidly expanding United States market and a higher share of manufactures in its merchandise exports are among the factors that explain why Mexico's trade and output developments were superior to those of the other Latin American economies … All countries except Mexico imported nearly half or more of their total imports in weight from the Latin American region, with Paraguay, Peru and Bolivia's intraregional imports representing 85.7 per cent, 74.7 per cent and 74.2 per cent …
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U N I T E D N A T I O N S C O N F E R E N C E O N T R A D E A N D D E V E L O P M E N T Creating Business Linkages: A Policy Perspective Creating Business Linkages: A Policy Perspective UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2010 U N I T E D N A T I O N S C O N F E R E N C E O N T R A D E A N D D E V E L O P M E N TNote The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the … 93 Chapter V. 99 Strategies and policies for promoting TNC-SME linkages in Mexico
Date: 03 Jan 2010 Size: 9MB

Relations between transnational corporations and Governments of host countries: a look to the future Charles R. Kennedy, Jr.* Market-oriented policies and privatizations are sweeping the developing world, but those developments should be judged in historical perspective … In particular, the causes for the earlier era of confrontation between TNCs and the Governments of host … The contrasting cases of Mexico and Argentina under Presidents Salinas and Menem, respectively, are studied in this respect …
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UNCTAD/WIR/2002 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Geneva WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT, 2002 PART TWO TNCs & EXPORT COMPETITIVENESS Introduction & Chapter V International Production System UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2002Introduction to Part Two INTRODUCTION One of the contributions TNCs can make to host economies in the developing world is to enhance their export competitiveness … Export competitiveness has many facets, the most obvious implying higher exports …
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