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Ensuring the sustainability of National Trade Facilitation Committees: a persistent challenge
21 Nov 2019
Written by Arántzazu Sánchez Article No. 40 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°84 - Fourth Quarter 2019]
Global maritime trade suffers as US-China trade tensions and uncertainty take toll
30 Oct 2019
The Review of Maritime Transport 2019, released today, shows a dip in maritime trade growth. Trade policy crosscurrents, geopolitics and sanctions, environmental concerns, fuel economics and tensions involving the Strait of Hormuz – a strategic maritime chokepoint – all contributed to decelerated growth in merchandise trade.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
UNCTAD launches new training module on Monitoring and Evaluation for National Trade Facilitation Committees
23 Aug 2019
The training aims at helping developing countries to oversee and assess progress made on trade facilitation reforms implementation.
Shanghai tops ranking of world's best-connected ports
7 Aug 2019
UNCTAD releases new datasets measuring liner shipping connectivity, port calls and turnaround time in the world's container ports.
UNCTAD, TradeMark East Africa extend deal to ease trade
24 Jul 2019
Efforts to make regional trade cheaper, faster and simpler in East Africa are ticking up and boosting economic integration.
Promoting cotton by-products in Eastern and Southern Africa: Lessons from an UNCTAD technical assistance project
3 Jul 2019
Written by:Kris Terauds, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
Mind the (implementation) Gap ... in the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
14 Jun 2019
Written by: Arántzazu SánchezArticle No. 36 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°82 - Second Quarter 2019]
UNCTAD and Union for Ethical BioTrade team up to save biodiversity
22 May 2019
The UN organization and nonprofit have signed a partnership to get businesses to protect plants and animals by adopting eco-friendly production and trade practices