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Richard Kozul-Wright

Revista Expansión 1152 (Méx), 24 de octubre-6 de noviembre 2014


Rethinking development strategies - fiscal space

The UNCTAD has a new book on development strategies (free pdf available). There is a section of fiscal space, which is an idea that is discussed quite a lot these days. 604 more words


The value of cross-border M&As rose to 441 billion dollars during the first half 2015

According to UN Conference on Trade and Development cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) activity increased significantly in the first half of 2015. The value of cross-border M&A purchases rose to 441 billion dollars, a 136% increase over the same period of 2014. 131 more words


Trade, investments and taxes in APEC countries

The Albert Del Rosario Institute (ADRi) has published my new paper, in time for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit this coming November 18-19 here in Manila. 259 more words

Mining & Sustainability: "Needs of communities near mines in poor countries must prevail in the mining lifecycle," says Global Policy Forum

The importance of going beyond environmental considerations when planning the lifecycle of mines to include socioeconomic considerations was among the topics raised at the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) at its annual general meeting, hosted by UNCTAD at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 27–29 October 2015. 642 more words

Extractive Industry Events

FDIs in South and East Asia

* This is my article in Business 360 magazine in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 2015 issue.

Foreign direct investments in South and East Asia

Foreign investments are among the key ingredients for developing countries to hasten their growth and development. 592 more words

UNCTAD – Maritime transport review 2015

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) posted the 2015 Review of Maritime Transport.

Includes the latest trends in seaborne trade, fleet, freight costs, ports and the legal and regulatory framework. 90 more words