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Progress on Africa’s integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
8 Jul 2021
Egypt needs to update its policy approach to economic transformation to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Duflo offers pathways to a better future, lessons from COVID-19 crisis
16 Jun 2021
Coronavirus pandemic recovery efforts should provide comprehensive social protection, fight climate change and ensure vaccines reach the poorest people quickly.
Export restrictions do not help fight COVID-19
11 Jun 2021
By Ralf Peters and Divya Prabhakar, UNCTAD
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
Global economy gets COVID-19 shot from US stimulus, but pre-existing conditions worsen
18 Mar 2021
New projections show stronger growth than expected in 2021, but the untackled problems of inequality, indebtedness and weak investment threaten hopes for a more resilient future.
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Non-tariff measures course helps experts tackle trade challenges
25 Jan 2021
Participants are using the new information and knowledge gained to improve their research on trade barriers and help governments devise better policies.