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Building resilient maritime logistics in challenging times
11 Aug 2022
UNCTAD launches new tools to help build maritime supply chain resilience by supporting countries to cope with and adapt to disruptions that extend beyond pandemics.
Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
UNCTAD urges African countries to rethink export diversification to survive economic shocks
14 Jul 2022
The continent’s free trade area, a growing middle class, an emerging consumer market, increased access to financial services and technology, and dynamic private entrepreneurs can help diversify African economies.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade
28 Jun 2022
Container shipping and global value chains have been disrupted and many countries have had to look further afield for suppliers of oil, gas and grain.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
Assessing possible impacts on States of future shipping decarbonization
20 Jun 2022
Written by: Roel Hoenders and Camille Bourgeon, Article No. 90 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°94 - Second Quarter 2022]
Industry leaders highlight urgent need to build port resilience
15 Jun 2022
Strengthening the ability of ports to adapt to crises such as pandemics and climate change is key to ensuring people and businesses can get the products they need.
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.