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Shipping during COVID-19: Why container freight rates have surged
23 Apr 2021
UNCTAD examines the complex factors behind the unprecedented shortage of containers hampering trade’s recovery, and how to avoid a similar situation in the future.
Pooling together knowledge and data for more sustainable maritime transport
30 Mar 2021
Written by Jan Hoffmann, Nancy Vandycke, and Richard Martin Humphreys, Article No. 74 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°90 - Second Quarter 2021]
UNCTAD launches new e-learning platform to facilitate trade
17 Mar 2021
Developing countries can learn through the platform how to implement reforms to ease trade despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
How regional trade agreements can improve access to medical products during crises
10 Mar 2021
By UNCTAD Economists
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.
Germany funds work to boost trade in Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras and Mongolia
22 Jan 2021
The funding will enable UNCTAD to build the capacity of stakeholders from the public and private sectors to implement trade facilitation reforms in the selected countries.
Readying regional trade agreements for future crises and pandemics
21 Jan 2021
By Miho Shirotori and Taisuke Ito, UNCTAD; Yann Duval and Runqiu Du, ESCAP; Gabrielle Marceau, WTO