Global value chains under scrutiny at UNCTAD Commodities Forum 24 Mar -
Only 8% of the value created by international supply chains flows to 100-plus developing countries, analysis by UNCTAD suggests, placing the role of "global value chains" in developing countries' strategies among discussions to be held at UNCTAD’s upcoming Global Commodities Forum.
World services exports 6% up in quarter 4 of 2013 24 Mar -
According to preliminary estimates by UNCTAD and WTO, in the fourth quarter of 2013, world exports of services grew by 6%, as compared with the same quarter of the year before (balance-of-payments basis, current prices).
UNCTAD-ITC Partnership on Trade facilitation 05 Mar -
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have joined forces to assist developing countries in the implementation of the recent WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement reached in Bali, Indonesia. The two agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding 4 March reaffirming this collaboration.
UNCTAD helps West African countries harmonize cyber laws 23 Feb -
Legislators from eight French-speaking West African countries attended an UNCTAD-ECOWAS seminar in Dakar, Senegal from 11-14 February, to discuss how to harmonize legislation on electronic transactions, computer security and personal data protection.