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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.
Gendered stats ensure everyone counts
18 Dec 2018
Statistics often reveal unseen forces, but more needs to be done to incorporate gender equality insights into economy and trade statistics to get the full picture.
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.
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.
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.
Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say
31 Oct 2018
Women's economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information.
Tying trade and gender together in southern Africa
29 Oct 2018
Over 70 policymakers, academics and equality advocates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are taking a new UNCTAD course on trade and gender.
Trade war threatens outlook for global shipping, warns new report
3 Oct 2018
Review of Maritime Transport reports 4% expansion in seaborne trade volume in 2017, projects similar growth for 2018.