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Maximizing consumer welfare in Latin America
28 Dec 2015
This year's meeting of the Working Group on Trade and Competition of Latin America underscored the importance of competition policy to ensure that consumers draw the maximum benefits from trade.
Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
25 Nov 2015
Experts discuss the practical implications of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact over certain aspects of BioTrade, at a peer review meeting in Geneva on 24 November 2015.
Experts meet to examine debt management in an increasingly unstable global economy
23 Nov 2015
With a growing mountain of global debt remaining at the heart of a highly fragile worldwide economy, experts are meeting in Geneva at the 10th UNCTAD Debt Management Conference on 23–25 November in a context of heightened alerts about threats to future debt sustainability in many emerging and developing economies. Global debt reached an astounding $199 trillion in 2014, up from $21 trillion in 1984.
Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
8 Oct 2015
Market potential for BioTrade goods is estimated at 141 billion USD, but complex standards and other non-tariff barriers prevent many small producers from taking advantage of market opportunities.
Results of Voluntary Peer Review presented to Namibian competition community
2 Mar 2015
Namibian competition law enforcement was assessed during the dissemination event for the Voluntary Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy in Namibia that was organized by UNCTAD in collaboration with the Namibia Competition Commission.
Sectorial regulation and competition law enforcement in Nicaragua
27 Feb 2015
The vital links between competition law enforcement and regulation were highlighted during a workshop for sectorial regulators organized by UNCTAD and the National Competition Agency of Nicaragua on 19 February 2015.
UNCTAD organizes training courses on competition in Zimbabwe under the Trade and Private Sector Development Project - A programme funded by the EU
12 Feb 2015
Within the framework of the Trade and Private Sector Development Project financed by the European Union (EU), and in cooperation with the University of Zimbabwe and Competition and Tariff Commission, UNCTAD organized three training courses on competition in Harare between 2 and 13 February 2015.