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New opportunities for accelerating pan-African trade
14 Dec 2021
By Rebeca Grynspan, UNCTAD Secretary-General
Africa’s free trade area can deliver considerable inclusive economic growth for the continent
8 Dec 2021
But the world’s largest free trade area needs measures to boost productivity and expand opportunities.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Pandemic drives ICT goods trade rebound but steep declines occur in least developed countries and Africa
2 Nov 2021
The latest data for 2020 show growing reliance on digital technologies, boosting international trade of computers and related equipment and reversing falls seen in 2019.
Botswana launches strategy to diversify economy through e-commerce
29 Oct 2021
Botswana gears up to diversify its economy by moving from mining minerals to mining knowledge.
World’s top investment forum pitches sustainable investing as crucial for COVID-19 recovery
22 Oct 2021
For developing countries in particular, initiatives to promote new investments in industry can complement COVID-19 recovery efforts and produce structural changes.
Reignite investment in developing countries for a sustainable COVID-19 recovery, leaders say
22 Oct 2021
Public and private investors urged to invest in a green, inclusive, resilient and sustainable future for all.
Steps to establish a global alliance of special economic zones taken at UNCTAD investment forum
21 Oct 2021
As centers of economic activity, special economic zones are a crucial development tool for nations. A new global alliance could help amplify SEZ voices alongside a push to modernize the zones.