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Policy to help African women benefit from cross-border trade endorsed
20 Dec 2019
African women engaging in informal and small-scale cross-border trade stand to benefit from policy suggestions emanating from UNCTAD's Borderline project.
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]
UNCTAD empowers women in informal cross-border trade
26 Nov 2019
"Borderline" project equips women with information on trade procedures, helping them reduce business costs and expand opportunities.
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.
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.
Maritime connectivity: countries vie for positions
17 Jul 2019
The 2019 shipping connectivity index has expanded country coverage and added a new component on countries that can be reached without transhipment.
Trainees from 40 countries complete annual trade and gender course
20 Jun 2019
Participants emerge well-equipped to mainstream gender equality in trade policymaking and committed to narrowing gender inequalities.