Yearbook of the United Nations 1988

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The Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters.



Transnational corporations

Transnational corporations (TNCS) continued to be major players in the world economy. Worldwide flows of foreign direct investment continued to expand in 1988, but most were directed towards the developed economies, particularly the United States and Western Europe. A significant development was the emergence of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe as prospective hosts for foreign direct investment.


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