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UNCTAD maritime connectivity indicators: review, critique and proposal
10 Dec 2019
Written by: Patrick Niérat and David GuerreroArticle No. 42 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°84 - Fourth Quarter 2019]
Seizing the opportunity of the climate action momentum
9 Dec 2019
UNCTAD supports efforts to promote sustainability, adapt and build resilience against the climate emergency.
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.
UNCTAD, Azerbaijan ink deal to better manage public debt
28 Oct 2019
An efficient public debt management system is imperative for sustainable economic growth, better governance and poverty alleviation.
Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs
14 Oct 2019
Fuelled by legitimate public policy concerns, as well as ongoing trade tensions, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) has risen significantly. As such, they have become a key concern for traders as well as for trade policymakers aiming to ensure that trade can continue to be an effective means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Non-tariff measures course empowers trainees from 32 countries
10 Oct 2019
Participants deepen knowledge on using non-tariff measures to foster market access and sustainable development.
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.
Southeast Asia ministers laud UNCTAD's database on non-tariff measures
13 Sep 2019
Database will enable ASEAN countries to identify the extent of application of non-tariff measures and make them business friendly.
Barbados leader urges moral leadership to tackle climate crisis
11 Sep 2019
The world is doing far too little for small island states on the frontlines of the climate emergency. Now is the time to turn the corner.