Analyzes current economic trends and major policy issues of international concern; makes suggestions for addressing these issues at various levels. Beginning with the 1996 issue, an Overview booklet is published for each Report. The Overview bears the same document symbol as the full Report, for example, the Overview of the 1998 Report is symbolled UNCTAD/TDR/1998 (Overview). Overview booklets are not issued as sales publications. U.N. document symbol varies: TD/B/863/Rev.1 (1st report); UNCTAD/TDR/2/Rev.1-UNCTAD/TDR/17 (2nd-17th reports); beginning with the 18th report, the year constitutes the last symbol element, e.g. the 1998 report is symbolled: UNCTAD/TDR/1998. Issued in U.N. sales number category II.D., e.g. the 1982 Report was assigned U.N. sales number E.82.II.D.12.
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