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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.
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.
Lao PDR on target to complete WTO accession process in 2012
9 Aug 2012
The Lao People's Democratic Republic, a land-locked LDC, is set to complete its WTO accession process by the end of this year. "The Lao PDR has come a long way this past decade ... we have made a herculean effort," said Dr. Nam Vinhaket, Minister of Industry and Commerce.
Impact of non-tariff measures need to be addressed, says UNCTAD
29 Jun 2012
In a panel discussion at the 15th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis organised by GTAP (Global Trade Analysis Project) of Purdue University at the Geneva International Convention Centre on 28 June, UNCTAD representatives raised concerns about the wide array of non-tariff measures and policies currently in place which have restrictive and distortionary effects on international trade and impose disproportionate costs on poorer developing countries.
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.