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The Islamic Republic of Iran and UNCTAD agreed on furthering cooperation in the area of trade-related issues including WTO accession
28 Feb 2016
At the invitation of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD, undertook an advisory mission to Tehran on 27 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide in the context of Iran’s trade-related reforms in particular accession to the WTO.
Demand for iron ore levelled off in 2015, reflecting weak growth in world steel production
17 Feb 2016
A continuing increase in supply combined with a slump in demand made 2015 a challenging year for the iron ore market, a new UNCTAD report reveals.
Harnessing Emerging Technological Breakthroughs for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
15 Jan 2016
Effective global partnerships, sufficient financing and close cooperation between Governments and the private sector will be indispensable to harness the evolving global innovation and technology landscape and deliver the policy response required to achieve prosperity for all while preserving the planet, says UNCTAD in its latest Policy Brief.