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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.
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.
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.
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.
Why the transport sector needs to adapt to climate change
10 May 2019
Following an UNCTAD expert meeting on adapting to climate change in the transport sector, held on 16 and 17 April in Geneva, Switzerland, John Dora, member of the International Organization for Standardization's climate change strategy task force, shares his perspectives on the issue.
Trade in electronic components drives growth in technology goods
11 Mar 2019
A burgeoning demand the Internet of Things is propelling exponential growth in the trade of electronic components - to the benefit of developing countries, new figures show.