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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.
2nd International Forum: Developing Trade Facilitation to Strengthen the International Competitiveness of SMES, Beijing (21st-23 November 2012)
23 Nov 2012
UNCTAD was invited to make a presentation on the session under the theme: The creative industries and international trade highlighting the main sectors with export potential in the Asia/Pacific region.
Turkey: Post-crisis Finance, Trade and Investment in Emerging Economies - Search for Sustainable Growth Models and the Role of Creative Industries
9 Nov 2012
UNCTAD is collaborating with Turkey in the context of the creative economy activities. At the occasion of the meeting on Finance, Trade and Investment which included creative industries, UNCTAD supported the launching and establishment of the Istanbul Creative Economy Centre.
No growth for commercial services exports in the second quarter of 2012
24 Oct 2012
According to preliminary estimates by the WTO and UNCTAD, in the second quarter of 2012, world exports of commercial services (balance-of-payments basis, current prices) recorded zero growth as compared with the same quarter of the last year, following the declining pattern of growth observed during the last four quarters.
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic growth.
New addition to UNCTADstat: Intra-trade of regional and trade groups by product
7 Aug 2012
This new annual indicator enables users to monitor regional or inter-regional trade integration by measuring the evolution of its relative size compared to total trade.
World exports of commercial services up by 3% in the first quarter of 2012
13 Jul 2012
According to preliminary estimates by the WTO and UNCTAD, in the first quarter of 2012, world exports of commercial services rose by 3% year-on-year (balance-of-payments basis, current price, not seasonally adjusted) following the same pattern recorded in the fourth quarter of 2011.
High-level Policy Dialogue on the Creative Economy for Development, UNCTAD XIII, Qatar (26 April 2012)
26 Apr 2012
The High-level Policy Dialogue on the Creative Economy at UNCTAD XIII aimed to further support Governments to enhance their creative economies, as a feasible development option for advancing socio-economic growth, trade and innovation. Debates focused on the main findings and policy recommendations of the Creative Economy Report 2010.