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Tuvalu lays e-commerce groundwork to spur development
13 Dec 2019
UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.
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.
UNCTAD kicks off eTrade for Women masterclass series
25 Oct 2019
The first course will be held in Skopje, North Macedonia, and led by finance minister and Grouper.mk co-founder Nina Angelovska.
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.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
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.