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Trade data for 2020 confirm growing importance of digital technologies during COVID-19
27 Oct 2021
ICT services grew to almost 14% of total services’ exports worldwide in 2020, while the long-term upward trend in digitally deliverable services trade rapidly accelerated.
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.
UNCTAD awards agencies for promoting investment in health and the blue economy
19 Oct 2021
Investment promotion agencies form Costa Rica, Mauritius, the Netherlands the Republic of Korea and Seychelles are honoured during the 7th World Investment Forum.
COVID-19 recovery must change the investment game, says UNCTAD chief
19 Oct 2021
Governments need to create pro-investment environments for business models that integrate social, environmental and health imperatives, world investment forum hears.
Inequalities threaten wider divide as digital economy data flows surge
29 Sep 2021
Large power imbalances stalk the growing digital economy as major platforms reinforce their positions in the global data value chain.
Strengthening resilience in commodity-dependent countries
14 Sep 2021
The Global Commodities Forum 2021 tackles the many facets of commodity dependence and the vulnerabilities of countries whose economies rely on primary goods exports.
Switzerland commits $4.4 million for UNCTAD’s e-commerce and digital economy work
14 Sep 2021
The funds will support activities that can enable more countries to engage in and benefit from the evolving digital economy.
UN agencies join forces to support inclusive digital economies in the Pacific
10 Sep 2021
They will work with other stakeholders to create a conducive market environment for digital innovations to thrive in the region, leaving no one behind in the process.
UNCTAD, IATA extend partnership to facilitate global trade
12 Aug 2021
The two organizations will leverage their leadership in their respective fields to boost e-commerce in developing countries through improved exchanges of trade data.