The overall objective of the programme is to promote inclusive and sustainable development through international trade. It offers analysis and advice and seeks to build consensus, strengthen capacity and promote partnerships for trade policy, trade negotiations, trade in goods and services, competition law and consumer protection, and managing issues arising at the intersection of trade, the environment and climate change.
30 July 2012Iron ore production and trade set new records in 2011, UNCTAD report says
The world iron ore market achieved an all-time high for production in 2011 of 1.92 billion tons, UNCTAD’s Iron Ore Market 2011–2013 reports. But uncertainty over prices and decrease of corporate concentration signal tight conditions for several years to come, the study concludes.
03 July 2012Joint UNCTAD-WTO handbook on trade policy analysis launched
A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis, co-published by the WTO and UNCTAD's Virtual Institute has been launched. WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy and UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi describe it as a "state-of-the-art" tool for policy analysis and a contribution to a more level playing field in trade relations.
03 July 2012Competition policy week: 9-13 July 2012
UNCTAD will be hosting a number of expert meetings next week to discuss the role of competition policy in promoting economic development and cooperation. The organization is the United Nations focal point on all work related to competition and consumer policies.
30 Jun 2002,
19 Jun 2002,
31 May 2002,
23 May 2002,
31 Mar 2002,
30 Jan 2002,
10 Jan 2002,
31 Dec 2001,
11 Dec 2001,
30 Nov 2001,
14 Oct 2001,
30 Sep 2001,
31 Aug 2001,
01 Aug 2001,