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Sweden contributes $2.5 million to UNCTAD programme on investment
7 Dec 2012
The Government of Sweden is to contribute 18.3 million Swedish kronor (about US$2.5 million) to UNCTAD's Capacity-Building in Investment for Development project.
Latest UNCTAD Investment Policy Monitor released
26 Nov 2012
A significant dichotomy in national investment policymaking was observed during the review period (June-October 2012). With regard to international investment policies, the trend towards more regional international investment agreements (IIAs) continued.
Experts urge regional efforts and reliance by the South on the South to spur growth despite global downturn
1 Nov 2012
Regional resource-pooling, reliance on regional banks, even the creation of a Bank of the South were suggested to help developing countries in the wake of the world financial crisis.
Peru trade minister to open South-South expert meeting
23 Oct 2012
H.E. Mr. José Luis Silva Martinot, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, will be delivering a keynote address at the opening of the fourth Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration, on Wednesday 24th October.
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.
UNCTAD S-G outlines challenges facing developmental states, urges South-South cooperation
3 Sep 2012
Addressing the Second China-Eurasia Expo yesterday in Urumqi, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi said recent Chinese experience demonstrates how State structures can help "govern the market in ways that limit its destructive impulses and augment its creative energies."
Emerging South can bring more balanced, stable world economy, says UNCTAD
11 Jul 2012
In remarks presented to the 19th General Meeting of Shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) currently taking place in Beijing, China, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi expressed cautious optimism about an emerging South but warned of continued vulnerabilities.
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.