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Trade facilitation e-learning platform trains over 1000 decision-makers in 2021
23 Dec 2021
Throughout the year, UNCTAD’s online trade facilitation courses helped officials from 27 countries gain knowledge and skills needed to implement World Trade Organization mandates.
Customs clearance software to boost trade for Kiribati and Tuvalu
21 Dec 2021
UNCTAD’s ASYCUDAWorld will help the vulnerable Pacific island nations automate import and export clearance procedures, reducing the time and costs needed to move goods across their borders.
The creative economy takes center stage
10 Dec 2021
Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience — driving growth in emerging economies.
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
Germany renews support for UNCTAD’s e-commerce and digital economy work
25 Nov 2021
The country committed €500,000 to bolster the organization’s research, technical cooperation and consensus-building activities aimed at ensuring all nations can seize digital trade opportunities.
Ports of tomorrow: Measuring digital maturity to empower sustainable port operations and business ecosystems
10 Nov 2021
Written by: Mikael Lind, Wolfgang Lehmacher et al., Article No. 80 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
Quantifying the environmental benefits from paperless trade facilitation
2 Nov 2021
Written by: Yann Duval, Celine Bacrot and Simon Hardy, Article No. 79 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
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.