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UNCTAD asked to identify potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa
27 Sep 2012
Under a project to be funded by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Economic Cooperation and Integration of Developing Countries (ECIDC) unit of UNCTAD in accordance with its mandate on South-South cooperation, will be undertaking studies, workshops and field missions to identify and promote potential supply chains in sub-Saharan Africa.
China and ASEAN can jointly act as major locomotive for global economy, says UNCTAD S-G
21 Sep 2012
Addressing the opening ceremony today of the 9th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit and Exposition, and the 2012 Forum on China-ASEAN Free Trade Area in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi said that the China-ASEAN free trade area was an example of South-South regional integration that can promote scale economies, diversification and resilience.
Reducing income gaps termed vital for economic recovery
19 Sep 2012
Greater income inequality is reducing economic demand, hindering the current recovery, and limiting future growth, speakers told the Trade and Development Board (TDB). They said governments should help to reverse the trend.
Zambia Commerce Minister to speak at high-level segment of UNCTAD Board
13 Sep 2012
The Honorable Robert K. Sichinga, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia will be addressing the high-level segment of the 59th session of UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board on Monday, 17 September.
Global re-balancing required says Dr. Supachai at investors forum in Hong Kong
12 Sep 2012
"No country will be spared in the case of a new financial shock in the developed countries," UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi told the 19th CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong yesterday, and warned that a renewed shock "would provoke a stream of capital flows reversals, shrinking global trade volumes and falling commodity prices with negative consequences for all."
Sub-regional consultations on leather industry to be held in Chennai, India
31 Aug 2012
To promote developmental regionalism and South-South cooperation, UNCTAD is organizing a regional industry consultation on “Strengthening Competitiveness of South Asia in Leather and Leather products through Regional Supply Chains” in Chennai, India on 3-4 September 2012.