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Keeping markets fair in digital era requires stronger cooperation
26 Nov 2019
The first Instanbul Competition Forum meets amid growing concerns about market power and wealth concentration in the hands of a few digital giants.
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.
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.
Smart consumers can set a new course for people and planet
11 Jul 2019
Consumers are not just passive buyers. Their choices determine the sustainability of economic development.
Peru adopts merger control law after 20 years of debate
15 May 2019
Milestone places Peru at the same level as most countries in South America in terms of comprehensive competition legal frameworks.
Summit puts consumers at the heart of digital innovation
3 May 2019
A global consumer protection summit in Portugal gathers digital innovators and protection agencies to discuss advancing consumer rights in an increasingly online economy.
No-deal Brexit: the trade winners and losers
9 Apr 2019
New research by UNCTAD points to the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK's trading partners, including developing nations.
Countries discuss proposed WTO talks to boost e-commerce
5 Apr 2019
UNCTAD is ready to support developing countries to maximize the development benefits of e-commerce, as they mull over proposed negotiations within the WTO.