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Asia-Pacific partnership creates new ‘centre of gravity’ for global trade
15 Dec 2021
A new free trade agreement, covering a third of the world economy, will eliminate 90% of tariffs among 15 East Asian and Pacific countries and is expected to boost intraregional exports by $42 billion.
Global trade in goods hits all-time quarterly high of $5.6 trillion
30 Nov 2021
UNCTAD estimates show that in the third quarter of 2021 world trade continued its strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic – albeit unevenly across countries and sectors.
Least developed countries at 50: Mid-life crisis or resilient maturity?
18 Nov 2021
By Rolf Traeger, Chief, Least Developed Countries Section, 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.
UNCTAD15 youth declaration identifies priorities for COVID-19 recovery
25 Oct 2021
The declaration will serve as a springboard for youth diplomacy to grow into a legitimate force and shape the trade and development agenda in the coming years.
UNCTAD15: Policies are critical to harnessing frontier technologies for good
8 Oct 2021
Good policy choices and actions will make the difference in steering technological change towards economic recovery and development outcomes that leave no one behind.
International trade is back, but not for all
6 Oct 2021
By Alessandro Nicita, Ralf Peters and Carlos Razo, UNCTAD