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This comes at a time when … A/74/221 2/22 19-12643 I. Trade trends 1. The analysis of recent international trade patterns first reveals anaemic growth between 2012 and 2014, then a downturn in 2015 and 2016, and finally a strong rebound in 2017 and 2018 … over global output (percentage)over global output (percentage)over global output (percentage)over global output (percentage)A/74/221 19-12643 3/22 4. While annual trade growth for 2018 was strong overall, it slowed in the second half of the year …
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GE.17-11057(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-fourth session Geneva, 11–22 September 2017 Item 7 of the provisional agenda Evolution of the international trading system and its trends from a development perspective Executive summary International trade has been showing signs of unusual and persistent weakness in the last few years … However, a more positive outlook is forecast for 2017 and 2018 … Still, there remain many downside risks in these forecasts, and the actual performance of …
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GE.18-05544(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-fifth session, part I Geneva, 4–12 June 2018 Item 2(a) of the provisional agenda New ways in which the United Nations could address the crisis of multilateralism and trade and its … General 9 April 2018 Original: English TD/B/65(1)/2 2 Introduction 1. Section 1 of this note discusses the crisis in multilateralism and international trade … Overall, it is likely that in 2017 and 2018, trade will outpace output growth, albeit marginally …
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United Nations A/71/275 General Assembly Distr … General 2 August 2016 Original: English 16-13375 (E) 240816 *1613375* Seventy-first session Item 17 (a) of the provisional agenda* Macroeconomic policy questions International trade and development Report of the Secretary-General Summary Actions to translate Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development into reality will be an important task ahead for the international community … The fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and …
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in a manner that will allow ‘willing countries’ to move forward on specific issues (such as e-commerce, investment facilitations, and issues related to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises) without commitments from non-participating members … interest in many countries to finalise a Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the efforts of African countries to launch a Continental Free Trade Area in 2018 are just some examples that show that trade remains at the core of many development strategies …

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UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi discusses how to rejuvenate the global economy and trade in light of the COVID-19 crisis in an interview with Didem Eryar Unlu of the Turkish newspaper Dünya … Q Global shutdown have harmed economies and civilizations and we are now heading to slow reopenings … This will be a different world … First, the pandemic has reminded us just how dearly we need to address persistent structural problems facing the entire world … The crisis has aggravated deep seated …