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World Investment Report 2007 - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and development: Highlights

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD), Published on: 16 October 2007

Drawing on unique data, the Report examines TNC involvement in the extraction of mineral resources and...explores how the participation of TNCs may help or hinder long-term, broad-based economic development in developing countries -- the best approach for reducing poverty and raising living standards. It considers how energy and mineral extraction can help governments achieve such aims.

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