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Building blocks – countries in emerging markets may be growing fast but a lack of basic accounting frameworks is restricting progress
01/06/2012, Accountancy International, UKWaving the flag for Chinese Investment
18/04/2012, Business Spectator, AustraliaParliamentary delegation to take part in UNCTAD 2012
20/04/2012, Bahrain News, Bahrain

ICC re-issues investment guidelines
22/04/2012, Trade Arabia, Bahrain

PM proposes investment strategy at Qatar meet
21/04/2012, bdnews24.com, Bangladesh

PM announces UNCTAD award at WIF Grand Opening
22/04/2012, The Financial Express, Bangladesh

Poor nations need more investments: Hasina
22/04/2012, The Daily Star, Bangladesh

PM wants global response
22/04/2012, The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Investment
18/04/2012, Agence Europe, Belgium

Interview: Poland welcomes more Chinese investment: Official
24/04/2012, Xinhua News Agency, China

Tunisian President arrives in Qatar to take part in UNCTAD
21/04/2012, Xinhua News Agency, China

Les avoirs du fonds souverain du Qatar depassent 100 milliards de dollars
23/04/2012, Le Progrès Égyptien, Egypt

Sovereign funds urged to invest in developing nations
22/04/2012, AFP, France

Arab unrest high on World Investment Forum agenda
19/04/2012, AFP, France

Les avoirs du fonds souverain du Qatar depassent 100 milliards de dollars
22/04/2012, Latribune.fr, France

Les fonds souverains appeles a investir dans les pays en developpement
23/04/2012, La Vie éco, France

Fonds souverain du Qatar/Montant des avoirs: les avoirs du fonds souverain du…
23/04/2012, Correspondance de la Presse

Des responsables Africains et de l’onu ont appele dimanche les fonds souverains
21/04/2012, lejdc.fr, France

Mergers, acquisitions push global FDI to $1.6 trillion surpassing 2007 pre-crisis levels – UNCTAD
17/04/2012, Ghana Business News, Ghana

Investment deals that bite
23/04/2012, Business Line, India

Piramal Healthcare acquires molecular imaging portfolio of Bayer Pharma AG
17/04/2012, Pharmaceutical News India, India

UAE receives $75 bln FDI in 10 years
25/04/2012, UAE government, India

Qatar investment auth. manages over USD 65 bln in assets
22/04/2012, menafn.com, Jordan

Qatar- Sovereign wealth funds support development
22/04/2012, menafn.com, Jordan

Qatar investment auth. manages over USD 65 bln in assets – Min. Al-Mahmoud
21/04/2012, Kuwait News Agency, Kuwait

Qatar’s foreign investment contributes to global growth
24/04/2012, menafn.com, Kuwait

Globalization must be inclusive: Ban – WIF leaders urge more investment for poor
22/04/2012, Kuwait Times, Kuwait

Leaders urge investment for poor, new guidelines
21/04/2012, Naharnet, Lebanon

Malta enterprise wins global promotion award
22/04/2012, timesofmalta.com, Malta

Malta enterprise wins UNCTAD award
21/04/2012, timesofmalta.com, Malta

Terrorism is killing businesses in Kano – NGO
19/04/2012, allAfrica, Mauritius

Leaders urge investment for poor
22/04/2012, fin24, Mauritius

President participates in World Leaders’ Investment Forum in Qatar
23/04/2012, allAfrica, Mauritius

Hage Geingob soothes investors on bee policy
24/04/2012, allAfrica, Mauritius

Nepal offers stable investment opportinities to foreign investors: Minister
19/04/2012, República, Nepal

Mergers and Acquisitions worldwide leading the outwards FDIs
16/04/2012, Business Recoder, Pakistan

Arab unrest high on World Investment Forum
19/04/2012, Business Recoder, Pakistan

Sovereign funds urged to invest in developing nations
24/04/2012, The News International, Pakistan

Financial crisis not over yet, says Supachai
22/04/2012, Qatar Tribune, Qatar

Total looks to concentrating solar power
21/04/2012, Reve, Spain

World: International community stands to gain from a strengthened UNCTAD
24/04/2012, Thais News, Thailand

United States: “We all have a stake in our shared future” says former US President Bill Clinton
24/04/2012, Thais News, Thailand

World: LDC ministers issue declaration in support of UNCTAD’s role
24/04/2012, Thais News, Thailand

PM announces UNCTAD award
21/04/2012, The Daily Star, Bangladesh

Tunisian President participates in World Leaders’ Investment Forum in Qatar
21/04/2012, tunisialive, Tunisia

High-level event on women in development to focus on issues related to empowernent of women in development
17/04/2012, AMEinfo.com, United Arab Emirates

UAE second top Arab recipient of FDI at $75B
23/04/2012, Kaleej Times Online, United Arab Emirates

Secretary-General praises perfect organization
23/04/2012, AMEinfo.com, United Arab Emirates

World Investment Forum to open on 20 April in Doha
19/04/2012, AMEinfo.com, United Arab Emirates

Arab unrest high on World Investment Forum agenda
20/04/2012, Viet Nam News, Vietnam

 

Press Releases

Panamanian Who Produces Gluten-free Food Products Wins 3rd Unctad Women In Business Award
22/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012Ministers call for international cooperation on investment and enterprise policies at the World Investment Forum
22/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012Creating the right investment conditions in sustainable sectors is key to growth and development in the south 
22/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

Global accounting standards move forward; developing countries left behind? Major new accounting development initiative launched
22/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

Developing-country governments and sovereign wealth fund executives see huge opportunity to invest in sustainable development 
22/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

10th Session of the Investment Advisory council discusses Aid for Investment in Productive Capacity among Government representatives and business leaders
21/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

World Leaders` Investment Summit calls for policies in support of investment in job creation and sustainable development
21/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

WIF Storylines for the Media
13/04/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

Arab region foreign investment climbed steeply, then retrenched with onset of global financial crisis, UNCTAD figures show
26/03/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

A Win-Win Solution: Investors sitting on huge cash reserves that could be channeled into sustainable development
22/03/2012, UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2012

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