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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]
Soaring debt burden threatens global goals, experts warn
21 Nov 2019
Concerted and urgent multilateral action is needed to release developing countries from current debt traps.
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.
Container ports: the fastest, the busiest, and the best connected
7 Aug 2019
Written by:Hassiba Benamara, Jan Hoffmann, Luisa Rodriguez and Frida Youssef, Trade Logistics Branch, UNCTAD
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.