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Reducing income gaps termed vital for economic recovery
19 Sep 2012
Greater income inequality is reducing economic demand, hindering the current recovery, and limiting future growth, speakers told the Trade and Development Board (TDB). They said governments should help to reverse the trend.
Zambia Commerce Minister to speak at high-level segment of UNCTAD Board
13 Sep 2012
The Honorable Robert K. Sichinga, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia will be addressing the high-level segment of the 59th session of UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board on Monday, 17 September.
Global re-balancing required says Dr. Supachai at investors forum in Hong Kong
12 Sep 2012
"No country will be spared in the case of a new financial shock in the developed countries," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi told the 19th CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong yesterday, and warned that a renewed shock "would provoke a stream of capital flows reversals, shrinking global trade volumes and falling commodity prices with negative consequences for all."
UNCTAD, OECD, WTO join forces to organize Global Value Chains conference in Beijing
10 Sep 2012
A high-level Conference on "Global Value Chains in the 21st Century" is being organized jointly by UNCTAD, the OECD and the WTO in partnership with China's Ministry of Commerce. The Conference has been scheduled to take place from 19 to 20 September in Beijing.
UK Trade and Investment Minister welcomes UNCTAD World Investment Report
9 Jul 2012
"This is a fantastic vote in the future of the British economy and British businesses," said Lord Stephen Green, UK Trade and Investment Minister, as the World Investment Report placed the UK top in Europe and second in the world for attracting inward investment, after the United States.
UNCTAD World Investment Report 2012 launched
5 Jul 2012
UNCTAD's flagship publication, World Investment Report 2012: Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies, was launched today in Geneva by Dr. James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division, as well as by staff and collaborators worldwide. UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi will present the Report at a roundtable in London tomorrow.
WIR 2012: Towards a New Generation of Investment Policies
5 Jul 2012
World Investment Report 2012 (WIR12) is the 22nd in a series to be released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) at 17:00GMT on 5 July 2012.
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.