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Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
24 Dec 2020
By Teresa Moreira, Head of the Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD
New survey shows COVID-19’s impact on e-commerce in poorer nations
23 Nov 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is impacting actors in the digital economy differently. While some digital businesses are showing resilience, costs are rising for others, a new UNCTAD survey shows.
Dutch funding set to boost UNCTAD’s work on e-commerce and the digital economy
4 Nov 2020
Generous grant from the Netherlands will boost Africa-wide ambitions to benefit from e-commerce and provides concrete support to its least developed countries.
Myanmar shows great e-commerce promise in COVID-19 response
20 Oct 2020
UNCTAD helps the southeast Asian nation develop a strategy to build on e-commerce growth in sectors such as food delivery, online retail and mobile payments.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever, survey shows
8 Oct 2020
The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviours that are likely to have lasting effects
Information society faces both new opportunities and challenges
4 Aug 2020
UNCTAD discusses the state of the information society at the 15-year anniversary since the landmark World Summit on the Information Society summit.
Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis
28 Jul 2020
Partnerships with development agencies and government efforts to boost the digital economy are helping soften the economic blow of the pandemic.