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Why ports are at the heart of sustainable development
13 May 2022
Port management has implications for economic growth, crisis response efforts, environmental protection and gender equality.
COVID-19 boost to e-commerce sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures show
25 Apr 2022
The pandemic's impact on digital transformations and how e-commerce and associated digital technologies can contribute to the recovery are in focus during the UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2022 from 25 to 29 April.
Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
UN to debate how science and technology can boost COVID-19 recovery
22 Mar 2022
Industry 4.0 and the challenges of sustainable urban development will be in focus at the 25th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
United Nations bodies call for further action to end seafarer crisis
28 Feb 2022
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, new challenges and variants of concern like Omicron threaten to worsen the plight of the world’s seafarers, who play a vital role in global trade.
Helping Chad strengthen public debt management
25 Feb 2022
A new UNCTAD project will help the African nation upgrade its debt management system and improve its capacity to record, monitor and report on public finances.
Least developed countries still lag behind in cyberlaw reforms
24 Feb 2022
Sound laws and efficient enforcement mechanisms are more urgent than ever following increased cybercrime and online fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global trade hits record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, but likely to be subdued in 2022
17 Feb 2022
All major trading economies saw imports and exports rise above pre-pandemic levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, with trade in goods increasing more strongly in the developing world than in developed countries.
Global merchandise trade exceeds pre-COVID-19 level, but services recovery falls short
9 Dec 2021
UNCTAD nowcasts show that trade in services has not yet reached its pre-pandemic level, while merchandise trade is projected to have surpassed it by 15%.