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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.
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.
Consolidating gains from the Arab Spring, Tunisia looks to UNCTAD
12 Jul 2012
An UNCTAD mission has been in Tunis for the past five days to follow up on requests made by Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki at the UNCTAD XIII conference for urgent assistance in consolidating gains from the Arab Spring, fostering inclusive growth, attracting investments, and expanding jobs.
UNCTAD to follow up request by G20 Leaders for continued work on trade and investment protectionism, global value chains, and commodity price volatility
26 Jun 2012
G20 Leaders who gathered in Los Cabos, Mexico on 18-19 June 2012 expressed deep concern over rising instances of protectionism around the world, recognized the need to enhance participation of developing countries in global value chains, and underscored the importance to global economic recovery of maintaining stability in international commodity markets.