Trade in ocean goods shows resilience, UNCTAD data reveals
A new UNCTAD database provides insight into the ocean economy’s sectors, main players and export opportunities for developing countries as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade
Container shipping and global value chains have been disrupted and many countries have had to look further afield for suppliers of oil, gas and grain.
UNCTAD names new advocates for women in e-commerce
The five advocates are successful women entrepreneurs and pioneers in the digital economy.
Cost-of-living crisis due to severe price shocks
Global impact of the war in Ukraine: Billions of people face the greatest cost-of-living crisis in a generation
Port programme opens ocean of opportunities for Bolivia
A river port in the landlocked nation that joined UNCTAD’s port management programme is helping importers and exporters overcome logistics challenges.