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How the creative economy can help power development
8 Nov 2019
Trends show the 'creative economy' can cultivate meaningful work, make money and help deliver prosperity for all.
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.
Creative China is booming, bringing Asia along
30 May 2019
The UNCTAD Creative Economy Outlook report has been translated into Chinese and maps the nation's creative rise over the past 15 years.
Notre-Dame a reminder of dual value of cultural spaces
18 Apr 2019
Written by Isabelle DurantDeputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD
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.
Indonesia adopts blockchain to grow music industry IP
5 Apr 2019
Digital revenues account for 54% of the global recorded music market indicating an industry that has embraced digitalization, but at what cost and whose benefit?
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.