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Review of Maritime Transport cites stiff challenges for shipping industry
4 Dec 2012
A glut of new carrying capacity -- and declining rates and levels of competition -- are continuing and worrisome trends among firms providing maritime transport, UNCTAD's annual survey of the shipping industry reveals.
Assisting States in drafting better investment agreements
15 Oct 2012
A new UNCTAD publication, the sequel to the 1999 Pink Series paper on expropriation, analyses expropriation provisions in international investment agreements (IIAs) and their interpretation by arbitral tribunals. Moving beyond a merely descriptive role, the paper offers policy options to assist States in drafting IIA clauses that help to promote sustainable development.
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.