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Robots threaten up to two thirds of developing country jobs, but could be an opportunity too
8 Nov 2016
The increased use of robots threatens millions of jobs in developing countries, by undermining the advantage of low wages and facilitating the "reshoring" of industries back to industrialized countries, according to a new policy brief from UNCTAD.
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.