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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]
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.
Fairer trade can strike a blow against rising inequality
19 Jul 2019
Global trade has catalysed economic growth both in developing and developed countries, but its benefits have not been shared equally. This could change.
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.
Rising inequality a blight on our development hopes
26 Jun 2019
The development gains of the 20th century are being eroded by growing inequality - and something needs to be done about it.