Postal networks are critical elements of the e-commerce chain, a UN report said, including home postal delivery as an indicator in a new global index to measure countries’ readiness to carry out business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the GCC fell to $24 billion last year from $28 billion in the previous year, down 14.6 per cent, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) annually published World Investm
Bahrain last year saw foreign direct investment (FDI) of $989 million, an increase of 11 per cent from the 2012 level, outpacing global FDI flows which rose by 9 per cent, a report said.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and
Foreign direct investment (FDI) to GCC countries remained steady in 2012 at $26 billion despite a strong decline registered in Saudi Arabia, because of significant FDI growth in all other countries in the group, a report said.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bahrain bounced back strongly last year to $781 million after a period of serious decline in the wake of the global financial crisis, according to the latest World Investment Report.
After attracting inve
Qatar became the first country in the Middle East to preside over the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) since its inception in 1964, after it officially took over presidency for the next few years.
During a high-l
Around 400 personalities representing social movements, pro-development groups, women’s groups and trade unions and other organisations will attend the Civil Society Forum (CSF) to be hosted in Qatar later this month.
The forum will be in
Policies being followed by the International Monetary Fund and Western governments to deal with the global economic crisis are making things worse, said a top official of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Nearly 200 delegates took part in the first sessions of the two-day UNCTAD workshop and conference yesterday (January 11) in Manama, held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).
"This conference is part of a series held a
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will organize a workshop under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain about the global financial and economic crisis in Bahrain next month.
The workshop entitled “The Gl