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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.
Trade costs of non-tariff measures now more than double that of tariffs
14 Oct 2019
Fuelled by legitimate public policy concerns, as well as ongoing trade tensions, the number of non-tariff measures (NTMs) has risen significantly. As such, they have become a key concern for traders as well as for trade policymakers aiming to ensure that trade can continue to be an effective means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Non-tariff measures course empowers trainees from 32 countries
10 Oct 2019
Participants deepen knowledge on using non-tariff measures to foster market access and sustainable development.
Southeast Asia ministers laud UNCTAD's database on non-tariff measures
13 Sep 2019
Database will enable ASEAN countries to identify the extent of application of non-tariff measures and make them business friendly.
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 launches an Online Course on Non-Tariff Measures and Data Collection
11 Jul 2019
UNCTAD will provide its annual online course on Non-Tariff Measures and Data Collection to government officials, researchers, and representatives of the private sector worldwide from August 12 to 27 September 2019.