In the face of a deep global recession amid a still unchecked pandemic, the world needs a global recovery plan that can return even the most vulnerable countries to a stronger position than they were in before COVID-19. Fiscal austerity and corporate cost-cutting would only worsen the globe's pre-existing conditions before the coronavirus hit, which include hyper-inequality, unsustainable levels of debt, weak investment and wage stagnation.
UNCTAD helps the southeast Asian nation develop a strategy to build on e-commerce growth in sectors such as food delivery, online retail and mobile payments.
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
An UNCTAD data evaluation tool helps the southern African nation recover an additional $1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.