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Successful trade-in-biodiversity cases shown at CITES meeting
21 Dec 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative champions companies whose business model benefits of both the planet's plants and animals and people.
Growth of global goods exports to reach 10.4% in 2018
5 Dec 2018
Newly released UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 offers up-to-date, reliable trade figures in an era of uncertainty.
Special publication marks 50 years of UNCTAD work on shipping
23 Nov 2018
It’s been 50 years since UNCTAD turned its analytical gaze to maritime transport and its role in trade and development: a new work considers what the past can say about the future.
Germany backs UNCTAD work to deliver goals of Africa trade deal
22 Nov 2018
A 1.6-million-euro German donation to UNCTAD will help the UN's trade and development body work with African partners to implement a landmark continental agreement on cross-border commerce.
Experts say trade in biodiversity offers win-win scenario
16 Nov 2018
The sustainable and innovative commercialization of native plants and animals can reduce poverty and protect resources, experts agreed in Egypt.
Experts seek sustainability solutions to freight transport
16 Nov 2018
UNCTAD convenes meeting on ways to build sustainability into freight transport systems, including shipping, to boost trade with and between developing countries.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Recent legal developments
29 Oct 2018
Written by Anila Premti Article No. 25 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°80 - Fourth Quarter 2018]
Small economies welcome AI-enabled trade tool, but worries remain
15 Oct 2018
Lengthy, complex trade negotiations can be sped up and simplified with artificial intelligence, but new technology always brings new concerns, a 5 October meeting at UNCTAD heard.