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least developed countries

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Secretariat.

least developed countries

2000 report : overview

by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Secretariat.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby the Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18544854M

Briefing note: Least-developed countries. Least-developed countries (LDCs) are the poorest countries in the world. Among the 48 LDCs designated by the United Nations, 34 are WTO members and two other countries — Liberia and Afghanistan — await approval of their accession by WTO ministers in Nairobi. The least developed countries are characterized by little or no industry and/or a high dependence on foreign aid. Some of the least developed countries are dependent on worker remittances from relatives working in other countries. See also: International development.

The least developed countries (LDCs) are a group of countries that have been classified by the UN as "least developed" in terms of their low gross national income (GNI), their weak human assets and their high degree of economic vulnerability. keywords: United Nations classification, least developed countries, LDCs, countries of the third world. To draw attention to the valuable economic opportunities which tourism can create, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and UNCTAD organized a High Level Meeting on Tourism and Development in the Least Developed Countries. This publication is a collection of the presentations and discussion papers delivered during this meeting.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Trade diversification in the LDCs: an overview / Chandra Kant Patel, Samuel Gayi and Willem van der Geest Trade diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa and in the African LDCs: efforts, constraints and results / Colin Kirkpatrick and John Weiss Trade diversification in Bangladesh. The Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) supports the Development Assistance Committee (DAC), through data on development finance, and improved development co-operation practices and policies., The world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) are among those most at risk of being left behind. While official development assistance and domestic public resources remain essential for their.


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The WTO recognizes as least-developed countries (LDCs) those countries which have been designated as such by the United Nations. There are currently 47 least-developed countries on the UN list, 36 of which to date have become WTO members.

> See LDCs on a map. Central African Republic. Congo, Democratic Republic of the. A least developed country (LDC) is a country that the United Nations considers to be the least developed out of all the countries in the world.

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