24 marzo 2014Global value chains under scrutiny at UNCTAD Commodities Forum
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.
24 marzo 2014World services exports 6% up in quarter 4 of 2013
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).
05 marzo 2014UNCTAD-ITC Partnership on Trade facilitation
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.