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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.
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.
Illicit trade endangers the environment, the law and the SDGs. We need a global response
18 Jul 2019
Written by Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD and Jeffrey Hardy, Director-General, Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade
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