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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.
Africa’s free trade area can deliver considerable inclusive economic growth for the continent
8 Dec 2021
But the world’s largest free trade area needs measures to boost productivity and expand opportunities.
Least developed countries at 50: Mid-life crisis or resilient maturity?
18 Nov 2021
By Rolf Traeger, Chief, Least Developed Countries Section, UNCTAD
Online course to help developing countries negotiate regional trade agreements in times of crisis
9 Nov 2021
COVID-19 has highlighted the gaps in existing multilateral and regional trade agreements in terms of ensuring protection and resilience during a global or regional crisis.
Putting down long-term roots in Angola’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
28 Oct 2021
A national trainer programme is increasing the local ownership and sustainability of an EU-funded UNCTAD project in the southern African nation.
UNCTAD15: Vaccine inequity is bad for global business
7 Oct 2021
The world needs equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines so positive economic conditions can return to all countries and ensure well-functioning global value chains.
Regional integration offers path to resilient future, UNCTAD15 hears
7 Oct 2021
As multilateralism fails to provide many developing countries with the tools they need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, regional cooperation offers hope to building back better.
Boosting productive capacities only hope for least developed countries post COVID-19
27 Sep 2021
Without better state capacity – ability to accomplish policy goals – the world’s poorest countries will remain on the margins of the global economy.
It’s time to move beyond a debt moratorium and finance productive capacities in least developed countries
7 Sep 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
How continental treaty can foster sustainable trade in biodiversity in Africa
19 Aug 2021
New study shows how to transform the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement into an enabler of sustainable trade in biodiversity as a key driver of an environmentally friendly recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.