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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.
eRegulations to be extended to four more provinces in Viet Nam
6 Dec 2012
UNCTAD's eRegulations system, already operational in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, is to be extended to four more provinces thanks to a new financial contribution from the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
eRegulations programme to help Benin and Burkina Faso prepare for upcoming WTO agreement
9 Oct 2012
UNCTAD's Business Facilitation Programme (via its eRegulations project) and its Trade Facilitation Unit are to join forces to provide technical assistance to two Governments in Africa. The objective is to promote clear, transparent and fair rules to ease trade across borders.
UNCTAD expertise in statistics in greater demand
25 Sep 2012
The implementation of the Doha Mandate is on good track in the area of statistics, as shown by the increasing number of requests received by UNCTAD during last months for advice, assistance and cooperation.
Trade and Development Board to address investment for sustainable development
22 Sep 2012
In the current context of continued global macroeconomic uncertainties, investment policies must be harnessed to ensure sustainable outcomes and more inclusive growth.
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.
eRegulations system to formalize small businesses in four major Colombian cities
10 Sep 2012
UNCTAD has finalized an agreement with the Ministry of Trade and the Confederation of Chambers of Commerce of Colombia (CONFECAMARAS) to extend the eRegulations system beyond Bogota to another three cities and to build a national portal for the comparison of procedures required to start a business.
UNCTAD and World Federation of Exchanges strengthen collaboration on investment for sustainable development
5 Sep 2012
UNCTAD and the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) met at WFE headquarters in Paris, France, yesterday to discuss expanded cooperation in the promotion of investment for sustainable development.
Argentine authority contributes $85,000 for eRegistrations project
3 Sep 2012
The Municipality of Lomas de Zamora (Province of Buenos Aires) has announced that it will finance UNCTAD to install its eRegistrations system so as to computerize and speed up the issuance of business licenses, mandatory for all new enterprises.
Haiti sees eRegulations as vital tool for investment, private-sector development and reconstruction
24 Aug 2012
Haiti’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Wilson Laleau, has underlined his country’s need for simplified administrative procedures and has submitted a formal request to UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi for implementation of the UNCTAD eRegulations programme.