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UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 shows growing Economic influence of developing countries
14 Dec 2012
The expanding contribution of developing countries to the global economy, led by shipbuilding and the manufacture of electronics, is revealed in the UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2012 , released today.
UNCTAD asked to identify potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa
27 Sep 2012
Under a project to be funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Economic Cooperation and Integration of Developing Countries (ECIDC) unit of UNCTAD in accordance with its mandate on South-South cooperation, will be undertaking studies, workshops and field missions to identify and promote potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa.
UNCTAD expertise in statistics in greater demand
25 Sep 2012
The implementation of the Doha Mandate is on good track in the area of statistics, as shown by the increasing number of requests received by UNCTAD during last months for advice, assistance and cooperation.
China and ASEAN can jointly act as major locomotive for global economy, says UNCTAD S-G
21 Sep 2012
Addressing the opening ceremony today of the 9th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit and Exposition, and the 2012 Forum on China-ASEAN Free Trade Area in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi said that the China-ASEAN free trade area was an example of South-South regional integration that can promote scale economies, diversification and resilience.
Sub-regional consultations on leather industry to be held in Chennai, India
31 Aug 2012
To promote developmental regionalism and South-South cooperation, UNCTAD is organizing a regional industry consultation on “Strengthening Competitiveness of South Asia in Leather and Leather products through Regional Supply Chains” in Chennai, India on 3-4 September 2012.
UNCTADstat: Update to country classification
18 Jul 2012
Taking into account the additional of new statistical territories / areas in 2011 (Curaçao; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba) and 2012 (South Sudan), country classification has been updated accordingly. Furthermore, related country groupings had also been adjusted.
UNCTAD S-G joins in welcoming UN S-G's Zero Hunger Challenge
25 Jun 2012
At the recently concluded Rio+20 sustainable development summit, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on leaders, business, civil society and individuals to step up efforts to end hunger, and launched a Zero Hunger Challenge. UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi has joined in welcoming and endorsing the challenge.