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Black Sea Grain Initiative offers hope, shows power of trade
20 Oct 2022
The renewal of the UN-backed initiative is vital to continuing to drive global food prices down and ensuring food security worldwide, especially in developing countries.
Tackling food and energy crises: How trade and logistics can help
13 Oct 2022
By renewing the Black Sea Grain Initiative, ending trade restrictions, facilitating exports and managing demand, we can get food, fertilizers and energy to all.
Ukraine: Grynspan welcomes departure of first grain ship
2 Aug 2022
The UNCTAD chief said efforts to move foodstuffs to global markets will continue.
Black Sea grain exports deal ‘a beacon of hope’ amid Ukraine war - Guterres
22 Jul 2022
Mr. Guterres expressed gratitude for the work of the UN Task Force led by UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan, centred on facilitating access of Russian food and fertilizers, which resulted in an agreement.
War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade
28 Jun 2022
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.
War in Ukraine threatens to unleash 'unprecedented wave' of global hunger and destitution
8 Jun 2022
UN Global Crisis Response Group urges stability in global food and energy markets to break the vicious cycle of rising prices across the world.
Weathering a 'perfect storm' of cascading crises
25 May 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
UN crisis response group calls for immediate action to avert cascading impacts of war in Ukraine
13 Apr 2022
The world is on the brink of a “perfect storm” of crises, warns UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dire consequences of the war on global food, energy and financial markets could upend billions of lives.
Ukraine war cuts global growth prospects by 1%
24 Mar 2022
UNCTAD alerts global economic growth will decrease to 2.6% from 3.6% for 2022 and that developing countries will need $310 billion to meet their external public debt service requirements this year.