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The digital economy offers "phenomenal" opportunities
17 Nov 2016
The digital economy offers phenomenal opportunities to engage more individuals and small businesses in the global economy, but it also risks opening up new divides and inequalities unless infrastructure issues are addressed, UNCTAD Secretary-General, Mukhisa Kituyi said.
Global economy needs policy overhaul to move beyond sixth straight year of sluggish growth
21 Sep 2016
Getting the world economy back on track requires that global leaders use bolder macroeconomic policies, strengthened regulation of finance and active industrial policies, says UNCTAD Trade and Development Report.
Vietnamese entrepreneur wins prestigious business award, part of UNCTAD 14
21 Jul 2016
A women entrepreneur from Viet Nam received gold at the EMPRETEC Women in Business Awards 2016 on Thursday in recognition of her business success, one of 100 women nominated for the awards.
Egypt tackling bottlenecks to growth of electronic payments
14 Apr 2016
Egypt is making headway in growing the rate of credit and debit card penetration and galvanizing mobile payments for e-commerce, but bottlenecks remain. Addressing these bottlenecks was the focus of a recent UNCTAD/World Bank fact-finding mission to assess the status of payments for e-commerce in the country.
Dominican Republic to finalize an action plan to implement its National Entrepreneurship Strategy
12 Apr 2016
UNCTAD, in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of the Dominican Republic, organized a workshop on entrepreneurship policy from 11-12 March 2016, in order to finalize an action plan to implement the National Entrepreneurship Strategy.